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May 22, 2014

WQED Multimedia was honored with six Golden Quill Awards. Presented by the Press Club of Western Pennsylvania, the awards recognize excellence in print, broadcast, and interactive media in the region extending north to Erie and east to State College.

Congratulations to the following Golden Quill recipients.

Documentary - TV
Portraits for the Home Front: The Story of Elizabeth Black
David Solomon, Paul Ruggieri, Paula Zetter

Arts & Entertainment - TV
PostSecret
Dave Forstate, Dave Crawley

History/Culture - TV
The Allegheny Arsenal Explosion
Tonia Caruso, Frank Caloiero

Education - TV
Journey To Medicine
Iris Samson, Amy Grove

Business/Technology/Consumer - Online/e-Media
The WQED Pittsburgh Innovators Project
Joan Guerin, Christa Majoras, Zack Tanner

Arts & Entertainment - Online/e-Media
The Portrait Project: Finding Elizabeth's Soldiers
David Solomon, Paul Ruggieri, Jay Volk

May 5, 2014

Two WQED productions have been honored with the bronze Telly Award, which honors film and video productions, online video content, and local, regional and cable TV commercials and programs. WQED's winners, both written and produced by Gina Catanzarite, were honored in the following categories:

TV Programs - Informational
Human Trafficking: Pittsburgh Fights Back

TV Programs - Social Responsibility
Gay For Good

May 1, 2014

WQED Multimedia has received 21 Golden Quill Award nominations from the Press Club of Western Pennsylvania in the television, radio and interactive/online categories. The WQED nominees are listed below. Winners will be announced May 22, 2014 during an awards ceremony at the Sheraton Station Square.

Feature - TV
For All the Marbles
Dave Crawley, Dave Forstate

North Side Sandwiches
Rick Sebak, Kevin Conrad, Bob Lubomski

Public Affairs/Community Service - TV
Gun Violence: The Victims & The Voices
Michael Bartley, Tonia Caruso

Why Do You Live In Pittsburgh?
Rick Sebak, Kevin Conrad, Bob Lubomski

Documentary - TV
The Joys of Millvale
Rick Sebak, Kevin Conrad, Frank Caloiero

Portraits for the Home Front: The Story of Elizabeth Black
David Solomon, Paul Ruggieri, Paula Zetter

Arts & Entertainment - TV
PostSecret
Dave Forstate, Dave Crawley

Health/Science/Environment - TV
Concussions: A New Way Of Thinking
Beth Dolinar, David Cohen, Walter Francis

Business/Technology/Consumer - TV
A Ballooning Business
Nathalie Berry, Paul Ruggieri, Walter Francis

History/Culture - TV
The Allegheny Arsenal Explosion
Tonia Caruso, Frank Caloiero

Nostalgia House
Dave Crawley, Dave Forstate

Squirrel Hill Tunnels
Rick Sebak, Matt Conrad, Walter Francis

Sports Reporting - TV
The Clairton Bears
Michael Bartley, Paul Ruggieri, Frank Caloiero

Education - TV
iQ: smartparent - Tots + Tech
Debbi Casini Klein, Jennifer Stancil, Jennifer Kraus

Bullying: A Musical Message
Pierina Morelli

Journey To Medicine
Iris Samson, Amy Grove

Feature Videography - TV
Memories from The Table
Pierina Morelli

Business/Technology/Consumer - Online/e-Media
The WQED Pittsburgh Innovators Project
Joan Guerin, Christa Majoras, Zack Tanner

Arts & Entertainment - Online/e-Media
The Portrait Project: Finding Elizabeth's Soldiers
David Solomon, Paul Ruggieri, Jay Volk

Classical Crossroads: California Guitar Trio
Jim Cunniningham, Stephen Baum, Jim Shock

Feature - Radio
Pittsburgh Symphony Radio Tour Report: A Footrace in Frankfurt
Jim Cunningham, Stephen Baum

April 22, 2014

Portraits for the Home Front: The Story of Elizabeth Black has won the Edward R. Murrow Award as best news documentary in region 11, which consists of entries from New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Written and produced by David Solomon, with camera and editing by Paul Ruggieri, the documentary now competes for the national Murrow Award in June 2014.

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  • Portraits for the Homefront: The Story of Elizabeth Black
    The poignant story unfolds as we explore Black’s lost art career, seek out elderly veterans who encountered Miss Black on the battlefield, and present to amazed and appreciative families portraits that never arrived.
  • Classical Crossroads
    Where classical music crosses paths with rock and roll, world music, folk music and jazz. Listen to interviews with people who make good music here.

featured specials

  • Portraits for the Homefront: The Story of Elizabeth Black
    The poignant story unfolds as we explore Black’s lost art career, seek out elderly veterans who encountered Miss Black on the battlefield, and present to amazed and appreciative families portraits that never arrived.
  • Classical Crossroads
    Where classical music crosses paths with rock and roll, world music, folk music and jazz. Listen to interviews with people who make good music here.

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