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GPB celebrated winning top honors in June, taking home both Emmy and Telly Award statuettes for original productions including “Football Fridays in Georgia,” “The Future Files,” “Georgia Outdoors,” “Prime Time Lawmakers,” “Today in Georgia History” and more. On June 8, GPB won 15 Emmys , and the following week on June 14, GPB’s series “Georgia Outdoors” was recognized in New York at the 34th annual Telly awards with two bronze awards for the episodes “Fiddlin’ with Crabs” and “The Water’s Edge.” The episode “Pelican Survivors” received a silver Telly, the highest honor.
The Southeast Regional Emmy Awards are held annually to honor excellence in the broadcasting industry. The list of winning productions illustrates the breadth of programming Georgia’s public media outlet offers viewers.
The Telly awards honor outstanding local, regional, and cable television commercials and programs with the finest video and film productions, web commercials and films.
COMPLETE LIST OF EMMY WINNERS
Craft Specialty: Makeup - Tiffany Brown Rideaux
Sports: Program Feature/Segment - Football Fridays in Georgia Open: John Cherok, Karen Nuckols, Bob Brienza, Bruce Burkhardt
Informational/Instructional - Ultimate Lunchbox Makeover: Lauren Anderson, Bob Brienza, Karen Nuckols, Jennifer Hobby Rivera
Historic/Cultural - Today in Georgia History: Keocia Howard, Don Smith, Stan Deaton, Bruce Burkhardt
Editor: Program (Non-News) - Jawad Metni: The Future Files
Photographer: Program (Non-News)/Short Form - Shane Keating: Georgia Outdoors
Interview/Discussion - Prime Time Lawmakers: Scott Slade, Ashlie Pendley, Sammy Jones, Keocia Howard
Health/Science: Program Feature/Segment - The Future Files: Bob Brienza, Joshua Seftel, Jesse Sweet
Writer-Program (Non-News) - Jesse Sweet: The Future Files
Graphic Arts: Graphics/Animation - Daniel Sousa: The Future Files
Single Spot/Campaign - Stop the Drop Video Contest: Nick Stephens
Director-Live or Live-to-Tape - John Cherok
Community/Public Service (PSA) Campaign - Stay in School: Karen Nuckols, Bob Brienza
Writer-Short Form (Promos, PSAs, Commercials, Opens, etc.) - Today in Georgia History: Keocia Howard, Stan Deaton, Don Smith, Bruce Burkhardt
Director: Short Form (Promos, PSAs, Commercials, Opens) - John Cherok: Football Fridays in Georgia Open