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Marketing and Communications - June 15, 2018

A WSTV public awareness video about domestic violence and a short promotional video for Winston Lake Golf Course were honored during the 39th Telly Awards.

"Domestic Violence is Never OK" received a Bronze Telly in the category of Local Television - Public Interest/Awareness. The video tells the story of Candice Carter and her escape from an abusive relationship. It was written and produced by Kathryn Mobley, a senior video producer for WSTV, and can be seen on the city of Winston-Salem YouTube channel.

"Chip Shot Contest@Winston Lake Golf Contest" also won a Bronze Telly, in the category of Promotional Video - Aerial Photography. The short video promoted an event at Winston Lake Golf Course and was produced to promote the contest through the city's social media accounts. The video was shot and edited by Katie Gore, a video production specialist for WSTV.

WSTV, the city's television station, can be viewed on Spectrum cable channel 13 and AT&T U-verse channel 99 in Forsyth County, or viewed live online at CityofWS.org. WSTV programming also is posted on the city's YouTube channel.

The Telly Awards were established in 1980 to recognize outstanding film and video productions and non-network television programs and commercials. With these awards, WSTV has won 24 Telly awards since 2002.

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