WPBS-DT, Watertown’s public broadcasting station, were honored Monday, June 22nd with an award from the New York State Broadcasters Association. WPBS-DT won the award for Outstanding Public Affairs Program or Series
for the Public Eye Special Edition: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
. Tracy Duflo, Director of Production and Roque Murray, Producer/Director attended the Tony Malara Awards Dinner for Excellence in Broadcasting in New York City to receive the award.
This award was one of the many received by WPBS-TV this year. WPBS-DT 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 part with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization Program and The Great Cable Carry
, sponsored in part by the Daisy Marquis Jones Foundation.
WPBS-DT has also been awarded two Communicator Awards; the “Award of Excellence”
for the local production The Great Cable Carry
, and the “Award of Distinction”
for the local production Building North Country Innovation
. In addition, WPBS-DT
was the Bronze winner
in the 36th Annual Telly Awards and the winner of the Bronze Summit International Award
in the category of history/biography for their piece entitled The Great Cable Carry.
WPBS-DT is honored to have received these awards, and will continually strive for excellence in production and broadcasting.
Each documentary is available for viewing online at watch.wpbstv.org.
WPBS-TV is a non-profit public television station serving approximately 650,000 households throughout Northern New York and Eastern Ontario. WPBS-TV’s mission is to educate, entertain and inform our two-nation audience through superior local and national content and media engagement in order to enhance the lives of those it serves. More information about WPBS is available at www.wpbstv.org
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