LAS VEGAS – Vegas PBS is pleased to announce four of its locally-produced programs have been named winners of five total awards in the 40th Annual Telly Awards, including gold for original documentary “The Power of Love,” which explores brain health in Nevada and features the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, and another gold for editing on “Remembering Vietnam: Las Vegas Veterans. The Telly Awards honors excellence in video and television across all screens and is judged by leaders from video platforms, television, streaming networks, and production companies including Vice, Vimeo, Hearst Digital Media, BuzzFeed, and A&E Networks.
Vegas PBS received the following 2019 Telly Awards:
Gold – Television: Documentary – “The Power of Love”
Gold — Television: Craft: Editing — “Remembering Vietnam: Las Vegas Veterans”
Silver – Television: History – “Remembering Vietnam: Las Vegas Veterans”
Bronze – Television: History – “Outdoor Nevada – Our Radioactive History”
Bronze – Television: Public Interest/Awareness – “Nevada Week: Nevada Minority-Owned Businesses”
”Vegas PBS is pushing the boundaries for video, television innovation, and creativity at a time when the industry is rapidly changing,” said Sabrina Dridje, Managing Director of the Telly Awards. “This award is a tribute to the talent and vision of its creators, and a celebration of the diversity of work being made today for all screens.”
The award-winning programs can be viewed at VegasPBS.org/shows.
About the Telly Awards
The Telly Awards is the premier award honoring video and television across all screens. Established in 1979, The Telly Awards receives over 12,000 entries from all 50 states and 5 continents. Entrants are judged by The Telly Awards Judging Council—an industry body of over 200 leading experts including advertising agencies, production companies, and major television networks, reflective of the multiscreen industry The Telly Awards celebrates. Partners of The Telly Awards include IFP, NAB, StudioDaily, Stash Magazine, StudioDaily, Storyhunter, ProductionHub, The Wrap Pro, the VR/AR Association and Digiday.
About Vegas PBS
Dedicated to enriching lives in Southern Nevada, Vegas PBS uses television and other technologies to educate and empower individuals and to amplify the effectiveness of community organizations.
Vegas PBS Channel 10 is one of America’s most-watched PBS stations and offers five unique secondary channels: Create, VEGAS PBS KIDS, Worldview, Rewind and Jackpot! Vegas PBS also collaborates with strategic partners to create content that examines current and historic regional issues.
Vegas PBS provides outreach programs to assist students of any age, from childhood through adulthood; professional development services for teachers; literacy and health workshops for families; educational materials for the deaf, hard of hearing, blind or vision impaired; and 24/7 online access to content via an array of devices and media.
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