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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Winston-Salem Wins Four Telly Awards

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Marketing and Communications
June 5, 2020

A WSTV profile of Police Capt. Rick Newnum and a public service announcement for social medial about holiday collection changes were honored during the 2020 Telly Awards.

“Behind the Badge – Rick Newnum” received a Bronze Telly awards in the Television category for videography, writing and motivational content. The video tells the story of Newmun’s off-duty activities as a private pilot with the Operation Airdrop disaster-relief organization. It was written and produced by Sarah Glasco, a senior video producer for WSTV, and was shot and edited by Video Production Specialist Katie Gore. The video is posted online at www.youtube.com/watch?v=MyThUEBCXLw&t=20s.

“Holiday Collection Changes” also won a Bronze Telly, in the category of Social Video: Use of Instagram Stories. The short video promoted changes in garbage, recycling and yard waste collections during the week of Christmas. It combined with video that combined live action with an animated calendar. The video was written by Glasco and edited by Gore. The video is posted online at www.youtube.com/watch?v=91OHW4oK6U0.

WSTV, the city’s television station, can be viewed on Spectrum cable channel 13 and AT&T U-verse channel 99 in Forsyth County, or viewed live online at CityofWS.org. The winning videos are posted on the city’s YouTube channel.

The Telly Awards were established in 1980 to recognize outstanding film and video productions and non-network television programs and commercials. With these awards, WSTV has won 28 Telly awards since 2002.

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