WCTE wins five Telly Awards

COOKEVILLE – WCTE Upper Cumberland PBS is the proud recipient of five prestigious 2018 Telly Awards for local program Discover the Upper Cumberland and the documentary, ACEs: A Public Health Issue/Building Strong Brains.

WCTE’s locally produced Discover the Upper Cumberland received three Telly awards overall. Two Silver Awards, one for Use of Graphics and the other for Editing, as well as a Bronze Award in the General Entertainment category. Additionally, WCTE’s documentary ACEs: A Public Health Issue/Building Strong Brains won a Silver Award for Graphics and a Bronze in the General Education category. 

“I couldn’t be more proud of WCTE’s Craig Gray, who is Executive Producer of Discover and Cindy Putman, who is a Consulting Producer on ACEs,” said Brent Clark, Director of Content and Digital Media at WCTE, who was also an Executive Director on ACEs. “It’s a privilege to work with so many talented and creative people who love working in public media. The entire WCTE team plays a part in everything we do at the station and we are thrilled to be recognized by the Tellys!”

The 39th Annual Telly Awards honor excellence in video and television across all screens and is the premier award honoring the finest film and video productions, web commercials, videos and films, outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs from around the world, and winners are awarded Silver and/or Bronze Awards.

WCTE has served the Upper Cumberland for more than 39 years as the regions premier storyteller and is the only television station in a 75-mile radius of Cookeville, making it a strategic partner with education, health services, government, arts and music. WCTE is owned and operated by the Upper Cumberland Broadcast Council and is one of only 350 PBS affiliates nationwide.

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