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Awards / Professional Recognition

Educational Awards

2015

  • 21st Annual Communicator Award of Distinction - Film/Video: History Biography - School Desegregation in Southern Nevada

  • 21st Annual Communicator Award of Distinction - Film/Video: Charitable/Non-Profit - "It Pays to Stay" PSA with Jessica Suarez 

  • 21st Annual Communicator Award of Distinction - Film/Video: Motivational - "It Pays to Stay" PSA with Phyllis James

  • Telly Award –American Graduate Public Service Announcement - “It Pays to Stay” PSA with Jessica Suarez

2014

  • 20th Annual Communicator Award of Distinction - Charitable/Non-Profit Video - Helping Native Americans Graduate

  • Victory Missionary Baptist Church Empowerment Award – Jessica Carroll, Ready To Learn Coordinator, Outstanding contributions to increase childhood health, literacy and education for the community.

  • Communitas Awards – Helping Native Americans Graduate– Community Program Involvement

2013

  • MarCom Awards (Gold) – Helping Native Americans Graduate– Television Program

2012

  • Communitas Award: Classroom Kit - Understanding Blindness and Visual Impairment

  • NETA - Vegas PBS 5K RUN - Special Event

  • MarCom Awards (Platinum) – 2nd Annual Keeping Kids Fit 5K Run & 1 Mile Walk – Poster

  • MarCom Awards (Gold) – 2nd Annual Keeping Kids Fit 5K Run & 1 Mile Walk – Promo Video

  • MarCom Awards (Gold) – 2nd Annual Keeping Kids Fit 5K Run & 1 Mile Walk – Wrap-up Video

  • NAIOP 2012 Community Impact Award  - Vegas PBS – CCSD Educational Technology Campus

  • NAIOP 2012 Sustainable Impact Award – Vegas PBS – CCSD Educational Technology Campus

2011

  • Electronic Media Awards (23rd Annual) TV Self-Promotion Non – News – 2nd Annual 5K & 1 Mile Walk

  • MarCom Awards: Platinum - 2nd Annual, Keeping Kids Fit, 5K Run & 1 Mile Walk – Poster 

  • MarCom Awards: Gold - 2nd Annual, Keeping Kids Fit, 5K Run & 1 Mile Walk – Promo Video

  • MarCom Awards: Gold - 2nd Annual, Keeping Kids Fit, 5K Run & 1 Mile Walk – Wrap-Up Video

  • Communitas Awards: Classroom Kit - Understanding Blindness and Visual Impairment

  • National Friends of Public Broadcasting 2011 Community Development Award - Vegas PBS Keeping Kids Fit Community Advisory Council

  • Communicator Awards: Keeping Kids Fit 5K Run Promo - Commercial/Non-Profit

  • Communicator Awards: Keeping Kids Fit 5K Run Wrap Up Video - Online Video/Non-profit

2010

  • PBS Development Inspiration Awards - Keeping Kids Fit - 5K Fun Run and 1 Mile Walk

  • Electronic Media Awards - Keeping Kids Fit 5K Run Promo - TV (Station) Public Service under :30

  • Electronic Media Awards - Keeping Kids Fit 5K Run Promo - TV (Station) Public Service under :60

  • Electronic Media Awards - Keeping Kids Fit Website - Website Educational

  • Electronic Media Awards - Vegas PBS Website - Website Non-Profit Organization

  • Electronic Media Awards - Fit Kids, Active Families - Educational TV Program

  • MarCom Awards (Platnium) - Keeping Kids Fit: Find 5 Fun Facts! - Web Multi-Media Games, Contests, Presentations

  • MarCom Awards (Gold) - Vegas PBS 5K Run Poster - Design/Poster

  • MarCom Awards (Gold) - Keeping Kids Fit Web Site - Web Site Overall

  • MarCom Awards (Honorable Mention) - Keeping Kids Fit Web Site -Design/Poster

  • MarCom Awards (Honorable Mention) - Ready To Learn Web Site - Web Site Overall

  • MarCom Awards (Honorable Mention) - Fit Kids, Healthy Families - Video/Film/Educational

  • W3 Awards (Silver) - Vegas PBS Keeping Kids Fit website - Education

  • Communitas - Keeping Kids Fit (KKF) program - Leadership in Community Service

  • Communitas - Described and Captioned Media Program (DCMP) - Leadership in Organization's Community Service

  • Communitas -  Vegas PBS Educational Technology Campus - Ethical and Environmental Responsibility

  • Communicator Award of Excellence - Vegas PBS Keeping Kids Fit website - Education

  • Communicator Award of Distinction - Vegas PBS Keeping Kids Fit website - Health

  • My Source Education Innovation Award - Keeping Kids Fit (KKF) program from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB)

2009

  • NETA Award for Instructional Media - Family Literacy Kit for the Blind and Visually-Impaired

  • W³ Awards Silver Winner - Vegas PBS Keeping Kids Fit Website - Health

  • Communicator Awards - Vegas PBS Keeping Kids Fit website

2008

  • 2008 Nonprofit Executive of the Year - Vegas PBS General Manager Tom Axtell

  • W³ Silver Award - Community - Vegas PBS Keeping Kids Fit website

  • W³ Silver Award - Education - Vegas PBS Keeping Kids Fit website

  • W³ Silver Award - Health - Vegas PBS Keeping Kids Fit website

  • W³ Silver Award - Children - Vegas PBS Keeping Kids Fit website

  • Electronic Media Awards (EMA) - Educational TV Program - Reading Rainbow Young Writers & Illustrators Contest Awards Ceremony

  • Electronic Media Awards (EMA) - Non-Profit Website -Vegas PBS

  • Electronic Media Awards (EMA) - Educational Website -Vegas PBS Keeping Kids Fit

2007

  • Electronic Media Awards (EMA) - Educational Website -Vegas PBS Ready To Learn

  • Electronic Media Awards (EMA) - Hispanic Public Service :30 - Literacy Learning Kits Hispanic PSA

  • Electronic Media Awards (EMA) -  Educational TV Program - Reading Rainbow Young Writers & Illustrators Contest Awards Ceremony

  • Center for Digital Education: 2007 Best of the Web Awards - Honorable Mention - Vegas PBS Ready-To-Learn Website, Clark County School District, Nevada

2006

  • National Educational Telecommunications Association: Vegas PBS -Educational Media Services Newsletter (teacher resource/large market)

  • National Educational Telecommunications Association: Vegas PBS - Reading for Smiles (community impact/large market)

  • Electronic Media Awards (EMA) - Training Video - KLVX - Educational Media Services - Video On Demand Training - Elementary Integration

2005

  • National Educational Telecommunications Association: Vegas PBS: Ready To Learn Website (Instructional Teacher Resource)

  • Electronic Media Awards (EMA) - Public Service under :30 - KLVX Ready To Learn - Reading is Important

  • Electronic Media Awards (EMA) Children's TV Program - KLVX Ready To Learn - Reading Rainbow Story Contest

2004

  • United WayThanks Award – Jessica Carrol – Campaign 2004

  • Nevada Recreation and Park Society –City of Henderson - Program Excellence Award – Ready To Learn

  • Women in Communications – Electronic Media Award – Public Service Announcement - Ready To Learn /Reading For Smiles

  • Women in Communications – Electronic Media Award – TV Support Person Of The Year – Finalist –Diana Sue Tanara

  • Southern Nevada Neighborhood Impact Award – Ready To Learn

2003

  • National Educational Telecommunications Association – Outstanding Achievement, Instructional Television Program

  • Women in Communications – Electronic Media Award – TV Support Person Of The Year – Finalist –Diana Sue Tanara

2002

  • Women in Communications – Electronic Media Award – Education Discussion TV Program

  • Women in Communications – Electronic Media Award – TV Support Person Of The Year – Finalist -Jeanne Brown

  • Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce - Community Achievement Award Finalist

  • Women In Communications – Electronic Media Award – Website Educational

2001

  • Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce - Community Achievement Award Finalist

  • Women In Communications – Electronic Media Award – Website Educational

  • Nevada Assoc. for the Education of Young Children – Excellence in Early Childhood - Education Media Award

  • US SenateCertificate of Commendation - Ready To Learn

2000

  • Women In Communications – Electronic Media Award – Website Educational

  • Nevada Broadcasters Association – Broadcaster Hall of Fame Award

  • Nevada Literacy Coalition Outstanding Administrator Award

  • Women In Communications – Electronic Media Award – Video Broadcast Manager of the Year

  • Women in Communications – Electronic Media Award - Website Non-profit

  • Women In Communications – Electronic Media Award – Website Educational

  • TELLY Awards – Finalist – Entice: Computer use In Education

  • TELLY Awards – Finalist – Desert Chat

1998

  • Outstanding Community Initiative Award –Literacy Award -Ready To Learn

  • Edward R.Murrow - Radio and TV News Directors Award of Excellence

  • Southwestern Area Emmy Award - Public Service Announcement Campaign

1997

  • Southwestern Area Emmy Award - Documentary

  • National Education Association Award for the Advancement of Learning Through Broadcasting

  • Women In Communications - Electronic Media Award – Television Documentary

  • Women in Communications – Electronic Media Award – TV Support Person Of The Year –Finalist - Diana Sue Tanara

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