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WHYY RECEIVES MID-ATLANTIC EMMY AWARDS
FOR ORIGINAL PRODUCTIONS
WHYY recently received two Mid-Atlantic Emmys for the original productions KIDS COPING WITH TERROR: ONE YEAR LATER and PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA: A NEW CENTURY, A NEW HOME. The local awards program honors excellence in news, programming and individual achievement in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.
"WHYY continually strives to create original programming that will educate and entertain viewers across the region and the nation," stated WHYY President and CEO William J. Marrazzo. "We are honored to receive this wonderful recognition for our efforts."
KIDS COPING WITH TERROR: ONE YEAR LATER, a special one-hour edition of DELAWARE TONIGHT, featured high school students from across Delaware discussing how their lives have changed since the terrorist attacks last year. The special can be viewed with RealPlayer at www.whyy.org/tv12/deltonight.html. The following people were recognized for their work on the program: Eleanor Ingersoll, Producer; Meredith Vinokur, Producer; Lisa Shiner, Director; Marie Krips, News Director and Paul Gluck, VP/Station Manager.
PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA: A NEW CENTURY, A NEW HOME was broadcast to a national audience and brought viewers into the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts for The Philadelphia Orchestra's opening concert at the venue. The following people were recognized for their work on the program: Ken Finkel, Executive Producer; Paul Gluck, Executive Producer; Molly McBride, Producer; Howard Heller, Director and Lisa Shiner, Assistant Director.
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