WQED-TV Awards & Accolades
April 22, 2016
The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania announced that WQED has 23 finalists in the 2016 Golden Quill Awards competition, which recognizes written, photographic, illustration, broadcast and online journalism in the 29 counties of Western PA. The winners will be announced May 12, 2016 in a ceremony at the Sheraton Station Square.
Judson’s Final Gift Michael Bartley, Paul Ruggieri, Walt Francis
Television: Public Affairs/Community Service
Renewal & Reality: Has the Smoke Cleared?
Renewal & Reality: Rebuilding Braddock
Renewal & Realty: Why Not Wilkinsburg
Finding Elizabeth’s Soldiers
Television: Arts and Entertainment
The Making of "August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand"
Live From Neid's Hotel
Braddock: Coming Home
Building Hollywood East
Warriors: A Semper Fi Odyssey
45 Years of Dance
Television: Sports Reporting
The Pens' Other Team
iQ smartparent: The Maker Movement
A City of Learning
Television: Food Feature
Hopping to Brew
Television: Feature Videography
Has the Smoke Cleared?
Online/e-Media: Enterprise/Investigative Project
The Portrait Project: Finding Elizabeth's Soldiers
Iris Samson, Amy Grove
Closing the Gap: Workplace Mentors
Living With Mental Illness
Online/e-Media: Arts and Entertainment
Sessions Production Team
The Italian Americans
WQED Production Team
April 14, 2016
Two episodes of WQED's Renewal & Reality documentary series have been named as finalists in the 2016 Robert L. Vann Media Awards, which honor exceptional print, broadcast, photography and online journalism coverage of the African-American communities of Western Pennsylvania. Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony May 19, 2016 at the University of Pittsburgh.
TV Broadcast: Public Affairs
Renewal & Reality: Why Not Wilkinsburg?
Producer: Minette Seate
TV Broadcast: Documentary
Renewal & Reality: Rebuilding Braddock Producer: Nathalie Berry
March 21, 2016
WQED's follow-up documentary on Pittsburgh portrait artist Elizabeth Black has won the Outstanding Documentary category in the 2016 Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters Awards. The program documented producer David Solomon's efforts to find homes throughout the U.S. for 100 portraits of soldiers sketched by Miss Black in Europe during WW2.
Finding Elizabeth's Soldiers
David Solomon, Producer
Pierina Morelli, Director of Photography, Editor
Paul Ruggieri, Editor
Paula Zetter, Graphic Design