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WQED HONORED WITH FIVE MID-ATLANTIC EMMY AWARDS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
September 28, 2010

CONTACT:
George Hazimanolis
412-622-1366
ghaziman@wqed.org


WQED HONORED WITH FIVE MID-ATLANTIC EMMY AWARDS


PITTSBURGH –
WQED was honored with five Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards for excellence in television production at this year’s gala in Philadelphia on September 25. The station received a total of 16 nominations for work done this year.

The winning entries were in a wide array of categories in which WQED excels – community service; the environment; science; health; historical; and cultural programming. The awards speak to WQED’s mission as a unique public service media company.

“WQED year after year is honored by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for exemplary work,” said Deborah L. Acklin, President and Chief Executive Officer of WQED.

“These awards recognize the producers and reporters who created the stories, but they also reflect the work of the entire staff of WQED. We produce and air more local programming than any other public service media, and these honors are a reflection of the time and talent that goes into every production.”

WQED received Emmy Awards in the following categories:

COMMUNITY SERVICE:
"Losing Lambert & The Teen Suicide Seminars"
David Solomon, Writer/Producer
Paul Ruggieri, Photographer/Editor
Annette Waldron, Education Programs Manager

ENVIRONMENT/SCIENCE PROGRAM FEATURE/SEGMENT:
"The Down Side of Litter"
Pierina Morelli, Producer/Photographer/Editor

WRITER- PROGRAM:
David Solomon

HEALTH PROGRAM OR SPECIAL:
"Losing Lambert: A Journey Through Survival & Hope
David Solomon, Writer/Producer
Paul Ruggieri, Photographer/Editor

HISTORIC/CULTURAL PROGRAM SEGMENT OR FEATURE:
"Drake Well Museum"
Pierina Morelli, Producer/Photographer/Editor

WQED Pittsburgh, honored with the 2007 and 2006 Mid-Atlantic Emmy® Award for Station Excellence, was founded in 1954 as the nation’s first community-supported broadcaster. The people of WQED create, produce and distribute quality programs, products and services to engage, inform, educate and entertain the public within their community and around the world. WQED Pittsburgh is one of the first broadcasters in the country to be fully high-definition (HD) in its studio and field production capabilities. It is the parent company of WQED-TV (PBS); WQED: The Neighborhood Channel; WQED: The Create Channel; WQEX-TV (A ShopNBC affiliate); Classical WQED-FM 89.3/Pittsburgh; Classical WQEJ-FM 89.7/Johnstown; local and national television and radio productions; WQED Interactive (www.wqed.org); and The WQED Education Department.

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George Hazimanolis
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412.622.1366
ghazimanolis@wqed.org

 

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412-622-1459
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