WQED-TV Awards & Accolades: 2002

2022 | 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000

NOVEMBER 14, 2002
Carol Lee Espy's report on the banning and removal of landmines was shown at a November 12 concert in Washington, DC. 
The Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation presented singer Emmylou Harris with its Patrick Leahy Humanitarian Award for her campaign against landmines. Espy, along with WQED coworkers David Solomon and Paul Ruggieri produced the story. Read the concert review in Rolling Stone.

OCTOBER 28, 2002
Just added: The Excellent Adventures of Dave & Dave!

SEPTEMBER 17, 2002
OnQ contributor Gina Catanzarite won the Mid-Atlantic Emmy award in the category of Individual Achievement: Writer/Programming. 
At a ceremony on September 14 in Philadelphia. Gina was recognized for her stories on Project Hope, an agency that helps Americans adopt Russian orphans, and Eyes On The Prize, a support group for women with gynecological cancer. Read more in the P-G.

"Gridiron and Steel"    
Jeff Sewald, Producer/Director

Gina Catanzarite

AUGUST 14, 2002
OnQ receives 12 Emmy nominations! 
Plus, an OnQ report has been nominated for a national Emmy.

Golden Quill Awards
Television Photography Feature or Series category     
"From Pittsburgh to Haiti: Mission of Mercy"    

GSFA (Guitar Society of Fine Art)
Ted Sohier, of WQED-FM was acknowledged by the GSFA (Guitar Society of Fine Art)    
Ted Sohier, WQED-FM

A.I.R. Radio Awards

Best News Coverage Awards for Achievement in Radio    
Symphony Tour 2002 - WQED    

Best Public Affairs Program or Feature Award for Achievement in Radio    
Symphony Weekend with Mariss Jansons    

Presidential Medal of Freedom
Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Highest Civilian Honor         
Fred Rogers

Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters (PAB)
Best Local Newscast Award     
Excellence in Broadcasting     

Matrix Awards

Matrix First Place Television Feature Award     
"Masters of Glass"   
Rebecca Wissner and Frank Calioero

Matrix Second Place Television Feature Award     
"The Donora Smog"
David Solomon and Paul Ruggieri