WCAX-TV Named Station of the Year by the Vermont Association of Broadcasters

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WCAX-TV Named Station of the Year by the Vermont Association of Broadcasters

Sun, 05/09/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

WCAX-TV has been awarded Station of the Year honors by the Vermont
Association of Broadcasters. In addition, the Creative Services
Department of WCAX-TV in Burlington, Vermont has been honored with first
place honors for Commercial Production. The awards were presented at
ceremonies during the Association's annual meeting in Killington, Vermont
on May 7, 2004.
Station of the Year honors are based upon a radio or television station's
commitment and importance to the community it serves. WCAX-TV is proudly
celebrating 50 years of service to the Vermont, New York, and New
Hampshire. WCAX-TV has been honored as Station of the Year numerous times
by the Vermont Association of Broadcasters.
WCAX-TV was awarded first place in the television commercial category for
a spot produced for the Center for Technology, Essex, written and produced
by Koi Boynton. Dan Burke served as Videographer/editor on the project.
Runner-up honors in the commercial category were won by Smart
Communications for a spot produced for Lyndonville Savings Bank. WCAX-TV
provided production services for that project as well, including producer
Eric Ford and Videographer/editor Dan Burke.
Koi Boynton also took runner up honors in the television promotion
category for Killer Kids, a news promo for a series of news reports done
by the Channel 3 News Team. Dan Burke also served as Videographer/editor
on that project. Bruce Babbitt served as Art Director on the honored
projects.
This particular competition encourages professional performance and
recognizes outstanding achievement among radio and television stations
serving Vermont, and all stations in the state are urged to submit
entries.
"We are all humbled by the Station of the Year honors. At the same time,
I'm extremely happy and proud to see my team get recognized for their hard
work," said Creative Services Director Jim Strader. "These honors are
appreciated and serve to acknowledge the commitment to excellence that
WCAX-TV seeks to maintain in everything that we do. We appreciate this
recognition and honor from the Vermont Association of Broadcasters."
WCAX-TV is the CBS affiliate in Burlington, Vermont, and is locally owned
and operated by Mt. Mansfield Television, Inc.