Category Archives: Recent Awards

WPBS-DT A WINNER IN THE ACCOLADE GLOBAL FILM COMPETITION

Watertown, NY- WPBS-DT has won three Awards of Merit from The Accolade Global Film Competition.  The Awards of Merit were won for locally produced Building North Country Innovation, Bringing Caribbean Sounds To The North Country, which was made possible in … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT A TWO-TIME WINNER OF THE COMMUNICATOR AWARDS

Watertown, NY- WPBS-DT has been awarded the “Award of Excellence” for the local production The Great Cable Carry, sponsored in part by the Daisy Marquis Jones Foundation and the “Award of Distinction” for the local production Building North Country Innovation. … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT A WINNER IN THE 36th ANNUAL TELLY AWARDS

Watertown, NY- The Telly Awards has named WPBS-DT as Bronze winner in the 36th Annual Telly Awards for their piece titled The Great Cable Carry.   With nearly 12,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries, this is truly an … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT A WINNER IN THE 35th ANNUAL TELLY AWARDS

Watertown, NY- June 5, 2014, The Telly Awards has named WPBS-DT as a winner in the 35th Annual Telly Awards for their documentary titled The 1000 Islands Bridge:  An Arm of Friendship (75th Anniversary). With nearly 12,000 entries from all … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT PLACES SILVER AND BRONZE IN TOP INTERNATIONAL AWARD – 2014 SUMMIT CREATIVE AWARD

Watertown, NY- June 5, 2014, Out of more than 5,000 submissions from 24 countries, WPBS’s production team is named a Silver winner in the 2014 Summit Creative Award® competition for its local production Xpedition Outdoors “Ausable Chasm” in the Travel/Tourism/Nature … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT WINNER OF TWO SILVER 2014 COMMUNICATOR AWARDS

Watertown, NY- June 5, 2014, The Communicator Awards has named WPBS-DT as a silver award winner in the 20th Annual Communicator Awards for two local productions; Xpedition Outdoors, Ausable Chasm in the Sports Category and Made in the USA: Career … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT WINS AWARD OF MERIT IN 2014 ACCOLADE COMPETITION

Watertown, NY- June 5, 2014, WPBS-DT has won an Award of Merit from The Accolade Competition.  The award was for the locally produced The Thousand Islands Bridge:  An Arm of Friendship (75th Anniversary) in the History/Biographical category. The Accolade recognizes … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT ANNOUNCES LOCAL PBS KIDS GO! WRITER'S CONTEST WINNERS

WPBS-DT, Watertown Public Broadcasting, is pleased to recognize 12 outstanding young authors for their award-winning stories in the 2013 PBS Kids Go! Writer's Contest. The winners were chosen from over 90 local entrants. The stories were judged on originality, creative … Continue reading

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WPBS Wins Communicator Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tracy Duflo Director of Production 315-782-3142 x 219 tduflo@wpbstv.org ….. WPBS received a Silver Award of Distinction from the Communicator Awards for “Folklore and Frost: Legends of Early Downtown Watertown,” a locally-produced documentary that aired on … Continue reading

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PBS WINS 7 PRIMETIME EMMYS

PBS tied with CBS and FOX with 7 Primetime Emmys, including 2 Emmys for Masterpiece Theatre “Bleak House,” a program win for Great Performances “Dance in America: Swan Lake with American Ballet Theatre,” and the award for Exceptional Merit in Nonfiction Filmmaking to American Experience “Two Days in October.” The full list of PBS Emmy winners is below. PBS had a total of 34 Emmy nominations in 2006. Continue reading

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