Lehigh Valley-based, ASR Media Productions, Receives Its Third Mid-Atlantic Emmy® Recognition
Hard work truly does pay off. Last evening, ASR Media Productions and St. Luke’s University Health Network took home an additional Mid-Atlantic Emmy® award for The PEAK TV’s programming, awarded by the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The honors were presented during the event held at Hershey Lodge, Hershey, PA. The Mid-Atlantic Emmy® Awards recognize excellence in regional television news, programming, and individual achievement.
Awards for excellence were awarded for:
Title: “Catholic Charities: A Hand Up, Not A Hand Out”
Category: Public/Current/Community Affairs Feature/Segment
Kathryn Wallace, Director of Photography
Abigail Mutschler, Editor
Emily Paulin, Coordinating Producer
Ashley Russo, Executive Producer
Kenneth Szydlow, Executive Producer
The ASR Media/PEAK TV team previously earned two Mid-Atlantic Emmys®; one in 2013 and the second in 2015. Ashley Russo, President and Executive Producer of ASR Media Productions and host of The PEAK TV stated, “I am so proud of our team. Their dedication to a superior product was recognized tonight. Sharing the stories of the Greater Lehigh Valley is what drives us each day.”
ASR Media Productions received five Mid-Atlantic Emmy® nominations in 2017, announced at PBS39 on August 2. All of the Mid-Atlantic Emmy® nominated works were part of the company’s health and wellness television program, The PEAK TV, which airs every Sunday at 6:30 PM on WFMZ Channel-69 and nationally on Dr. TV.
“The PEAK is an intelligent addition to the wide assortment of programing available in the Lehigh Valley,” reports Executive Producer, Ken Szydlow. “It’s news you can use and allows talented, local videographers an opportunity to feature their work. We thank the Mid-Atlantic Emmy® organization for their recognition.”
Russo added, “ASR Media Productions is thankful for the support of local organizations, among them St. Luke’s University Health Network, Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania, United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley, the Archdiocese of Allentown, and the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, who value the show’s mission,” Russo added.
The Mid-Atlantic Chapter serves the television community in the Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware region. Peer panels in other major television markets judge entries. For more information, visit: NATAS MID-ATLANTIC EMMY® CHAPTER