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Awards

The Telecommunications Center continues its mission to create award-winning programs.

  • Telly Awards

    The Telly Awards honor the very best local, regional, and cable television commercials and programs, as well as the finest video and film productions, and work created for the Web. The highest honor is the Silver Award.

    Silver Award:

    • 2012 - The Inquiry Process
    • 2009 - Fruits and Veggies music video, Friday Night Football, Family Time

    Bronze Award:

    • 2013 - Middle Schools in NNPS and Middle School Promo (Children’s Audience)
    • 2012 - The Inquiry Process (Use of Graphics), Transforming Science in NNPS, Every 15 Minutes
    • 2011 - Teach Green: NNPS-TV Goes Green, News in a Minute: Riverside Elementary (2 awards), "I'm Dreamin'" music video
    • 2010 - T&L Technology Conference Video, Career Pathways
    • 2008 - School Board Spotlight, Family Time #105
    • 2006 - NNPS Telecommunications Promo
    • 2004 - Caring Families
  • Davey Awards

    The Davey Awards honor the "Creative Davids" who derive their strength from big ideas, not big budgets. This is the largest and most prestigious competition for smaller firms, in which you compete only with your peers.

    • 2012 - The Inquiry Process (Education)
    • 2007 - Every 15 Minutes
    • 2005 - Telecommunications Promo
  • Videographer Awards

    The Videographer Awards is an international awards program directed by communication professionals to honor talented individuals and companies in the video production field.

    Award of Excellence:

    • 2012 - STEM Summit, Transforming Science in NNPS
    • 2011 - This Just In (2 awards), News in a Minute
    • 2010 - Teach Green: Deer Park Elementary, On the Scene
    • 2009 - Family Time (Episode #201), GED Success Story: Liam’s Story
    • 2008 - Family Time (2 awards), School Board Spotlight (2 awards)
    • 2007 - Join the Team
    • 2006 - NNPS Telecommunications Promo (2 awards)
    • 2004 - Caring Families
    • 2003 - Touch the Future
    • 2002 - Freedom to Learn

    Award of Distinction:

    • 2011 - This Just In, Teach Green (2 awards), Scouting Report: City-wide archery
    • 2010 - News in a Minute: Odyssey of the Mind
    • 2008 - Focus on Education
    • 2009 - Friday Night Football, and Fruits and Veggies music video
    • 2007 - Every 15 Minutes
    • 2005 - School RAP: Report on Achievement and Progress
    • 2002 - Earobics
    • 2001 - Classroom Technology for the 21st Century
    • 2000 - Michael Vick Celebration Video
  • Communitas Award for Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility

    The Communitas Awards is an international effort to recognize the spirit of communitas: people helping people. Communitas winners unselfishly give of themselves and their resources, and are changing the way they do business to benefit their communities.

    • 2011 - Teach Green
  • Echoes of Excellence: Excel Award

    The EXCEL Awards honor and represent the best publishing products of the association industry. The coveted EXCEL Award is the pinnacle of peer recognition and the seal of excellence in association publishing.

    • 1991 - In School: Black History
  • Communicator Awards

    The Communicator Awards is the leading international awards program honoring creative excellence for Communications Professionals. Founded by communication professionals, The Communicator Awards receives over 9,000 entries from companies and agencies of all sizes, making it one of the largest awards of its kind.

    Award of Excellence (Gold):

    • 2012 - STEM Summit
    • 2011 - Teach Green: Chesapeake Bay boat trip
    • 2010 - On the Scene
    • 2007 - Join the Team
    • 2005 - Telecommunications Promo (two awards)
    • 2003 - Touch the Future

    Award of Distinction (Silver):

    • 2013 - The Inquiry Process (Education and Online Video), News in a Minute: Greenwood Milk Day (News)
    • 2012 - Focus on Education
    • 2011 - News in a Minute, Teach Green, Hollydazzle, Fuzion Fitness
    • 2009 - GED Success Story: Liam’s Story, Looking Back, Fruits and Veggies music video
    • 1999 - Sports Highlights

    Honorable Mention:

    • 2005 - Sports Highlights
  • International Television Association

    The International Television Association is a global community of professionals dedicated to the business and art of visual communication. Its members include producers, directors, writers, camera operators, technicians, industrial performers, journalists, publicists, graphic artists, programmers, and media executives.

    First Place:

    • 1992 - Me and My Shadow
    • 1991 - Business and Education: Partners for a Better Tomorrow

  • NSPRA - National School Public Relations Association

    The NSPRA sponsors recognition awards to honor individuals and districts for their contributions and accomplishments related to school communication and public relations.

    Golden Achievement Award:

    • 1998 - Classroom Technology in Newport News Public Schools
    • 1990 - Putting the Pieces Together (Elementary Guidance Counseling)

    Award of Excellence:

    • 2007 - Investing in Our Future: Smart, Safe Schools
    • 2006 - Telecommunications Promo
    • 2003 - Touch the Future

    Award of Merit:

    • 2012 - This Just In
  • Pixie Awards

    The Pixie Awards honors outstanding work in animation, effects, and motion graphics. 

    Platinum Award:

    • 2011 - Inquiry Process: Opening motion graphics

    Gold Award:

    • 2011 - This Just In: Opening graphics

Our Staff

  • Jim Anklam, Station Manager
  • Ray Price, Telecom Supervisor
  • Melita Breeden, Administrative Secretary
  • Nik Long, Producer
  • Chris James, Master Control Operator
  • Bryan Catlin, TV Broadcast Engineer
  • Lenny Marble, Sound/TV Engineer
  • Aaron Moore, Video Production Tech
  • Carl Daniels, Instructor
  • Beth Scott, Media/TV Programming Coordinator