WSRE wins Telly awards

WSRE, PBS for the Gulf Coast, has received bronze Telly Awards for production of two “In Your Own Backyard” episodes: “Pensacon,” produced and directed by James Roy, and “Undersea Northwest Florida,” produced and directed by Ted King.

Sherri Hemminghaus Weeks hosts the local “In Your Own Backyard” series, which spotlights unique points of interest within WSRE’s four-county viewing area. Mike Rowan is executive producer. Field production support for both of these award-winning TV programs was provided by Kendall Faust and Joe Byers.

The Telly Award honors excellence in video and television production, recognizing distinction in creative work. Telly Awards are sought-after by advertising agencies, production companies, television stations, cable operators, interactive agencies and corporate video departments around the world.

These and other past episodes of “In Your Own Backyard” can be viewed at