Letters to Santa 2020: A Wish Received

By | April 1, 2021

Letters to Santa has been a staple of MPBS 10/36 and a Milwaukee On-Air tradition for over 40 years, making it among the longest running continuous series on TV in SE Wisconsin.

Completely student produced, the 2020 series posed some unique challenges in how to produce a live studio broadcast program in the age of Covid, ensuring safety as well as entertainment… and of course a visit from Santa.

This episodes, ‘A Wish Received’, was the second place award winner in the 2020/21 WBA Student Awards for Excellence in the general entertainment TV category.

“A Wish Received. Jolly the Postmaster and the elf folk of the North Pole investigate why it truly is the thought that counts, while Santa reads Christmas wish lists from local children.”

Executive Producer, Brian Kenney.  Episode Producer, Alex Mazurek.  Episode Co-Director, Cassius Henry. Story Producers, Colin Brown and Alberto Lucchesi.