The 31st Annual Telly Awards Recognizes HSTV Programs For Production and Editing Excellence
Homeland Security Television has won three Telly Awards in the categories of Training, Documentary and Editing for its diversity training program, Women in Homeland Security, and its special coverage of The 2009 Influenza Pandemic.
With more than 13,000 entries from top cable and television stations, production firms, advertising agencies and corporate video departments around the world, the recognition of HSTV's programming by the Telly Awards competition is a significant achievement.
Founded in 1978, the Telly Awards is the premier award honoring outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs, the finest video and film productions, and online film and video.
"HSTV is honored to be recognized for its hard work supporting the Department of Homeland Security and the nation in providing high quality training, education and awareness programming," said Dan Verton, Homeland Security Television's President and Executive Producer. "The programs that won and the categories in which they were recognized is proof that HSTV produces highly professional programming that not only resonates with our core viewership but also stands out among broadcast professionals. This is a great feather in HSTV's cap."
HSTV thanks the subject matter experts who participated in the programming, including: Sandy Evans Levine, Dr. Laura Schwartz, Kathleen Kiernan, Ellen McCarthy, Karen Esaias, Dr. Darlene Sparks Washington, Dr. Eric Von Hoffe, and Dr. Margaret Lewin.
HSTV joins the ranks of other top production companies that have won Telly Awards in the past, including the likes of BET News, Busch Entertainment Corporation, Chicago Tribune, Comcast Entertainment Group, Cox Media Services, Eagles Television Network, ESPN, Gaiam, General Motors - Spring Hill Manufacturing, Golf Channel, Kohl's Department Stores, NASA, NBA Entertainment, NYC TV, Outdoor Channel, PBS, Penn State University, PGA Tour Productions, SCI FI Channel, Sports Illustrated, The Boeing Company, The Weather Channel, Time Life, Warner Bros.
NOTE: I had the privilege of being involved with HSTV's 'Women in Training' video - it was well done, thoughtful and valuable - check it out if you haven't yet...and congrats to HSTV for this impressive recognition!