Reno, Nev. – KNPB Channel 5 Public Broadcasting is among top entrants as winners of the Communicator and Telly awards. The 2015 Communicator Awards, overseen by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts, recognizes the best of the best for video, audio and other interactive visual arts. Competing against 6000 entries from all over the world, KNPB was awarded three Silver Awards of Distinction, the second highest rank, for Rangeland Under Fire: Stewards of the Rangeland, The Work of Art: Artown, and Wild Nevada 2014.
Rising to the top in the 36th annual Telly Awards, KNPB earns a Bronze Award, the second highest rank, again for their work on Rangeland Under Fire: Stewards of the Rangeland. The Telly Award honors distinguished videos and films, online commercials, and exceptional TV programs and commercials both local and regional. KNPB competed against 12,000 rival entries including Disney, E! Entertainment and other distinguished recipients from all 50 states and 5 continents.
“We are honored to be among the top entries for these distinguished awards,” said KNPB Senior Vice President of Content and Marketing Tony Manfredi. “Our KNPB team and production partner Golden Productions put a tremendous amount of time and resources into these projects that celebrate and inform viewers about our diverse region here in northern Nevada. It is wonderful to receive recognition for this hard work amongst major visual art production companies.”
For more information about KNPB, contact Manfredi at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (775) 682-7791. To view the full list of Communicator Award and Telly Award winners, visit www.CommunicatorAwards.com and www.TellyAwards.com.
KNPB Public Broadcasting is seen by 158,000 people weekly in northern Nevada and northeastern California. KNPB provides three digital broadcast television channels on channel 5.1, KNPB Create on channel 5.2 and KNPB Vme on channel 5.3. KNPB channels are also available on cable and satellite services. KNPB provides PBS national programming and award-winning, locally-produced KNPB programming in standard and high definition.KNPB.org provides engaging interactive content, including the KNPB video portal at watch.knpb.org that streams all locally-produced KNPB content and most PBS national content. KNPB serves students, teachers, parents and caregivers through immersive educational services from KNPB Campus that bring classroom lessons to life. Through the support of local corporations and foundations, as well as individual members, KNPB has been delivering public television and educational services to the communities it serves since 1983.