1 Jan

> WCAX-TV’s Creative Services Department Wins Two New York State Broadcasters Association Awards

first_img> The Creative Services Department of WCAX-TV in Burlington, Vermont has> been awarded two first place honors for Television Commercial> Production and Public Service Announcement in the 2003 New York State> Broadcasters Association Awards. The awards were presented at a> ceremony in Lake George, New York on June 22, 2004.>> The New York State Broadcasters Association conducted its 39th Annual> Awards for Excellence in Broadcasting at the Sagamore Resort Hotel.>> WCAX-TV Head writer Thea Dion and Writer/Producer Eric Ford accepted> the awards from CBS Anchor Dan Rather. WCAX-TV was awarded first> place in the Television Commercial category for Johnny Danger, a spot> for Lenny’s Shoes, written and produced by Eric Ford. First place in> the Television Public Service category was awarded to Bop ‘Til You> Drop, a public service announcement for the Sara Holbrook Community> Center, written and produced by Thea Dion. Bruce Babbitt served as> Art Director and Dan Burke served as videographer/editor on both> projects.>> This competition encourages professional performance and recognizes> outstanding achievement among radio and television stations serving> New York, and all stations in the state are urged to submit entries.> WCAX-TV serves the Burlington, Vermont-Plattsburgh, New York> television market. Stations compete based upon market size.>> “I’m especially proud of the creative team and thankful that they have> been recognized by the News York State Broadcasters Association for> the second year in a row,” said Creative Services Director Jim> Strader. “Their creativity, teamwork, and desire to consistently> deliver the best shows everyday, but I am happy to see them recognized> and honored again.”>> Earlier this year, WCAX-TV’s Creative Services Department was> presented similar awards in the commercial, public service, and> promotional categories in competition of the Vermont Association of> Broadcasters, in Montpelier, Vermont.>> WCAX-TV is the CBS affiliate in Burlington, Vermont, and is locally> owned and operated by Mt. Mansfield Television, Inc.last_img read more

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11 Jan

No relief in sight at California gas pumps

first_imgGasoline prices normally increase in advance of the April-to-September heavy driving season, but this time the price climb came shockingly early – in the dead of winter. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! WASHINGTON – California drivers might not feel any relief at the pump this summer despite the prediction of a decline in prices around the country, when compared to last year’s prices. Experts say local prices may not dip at all if repairs at refineries making California’s special blend of gasoline continue. “It depends on those repairs and how fast they can get the full amount flowing again,” said Dan Blake, director of the San Fernando Valley Economic Research Center at California State University, Northridge. The average price of gas in L.A./Long Beach was $3.26 Tuesday, according to the Auto Club of Southern California. A limited number of refineries make gasoline according to the state’s clean air laws, and when refineries need maintenance, the supply of gas falls off, raising prices. However, the Energy Department said Tuesday that the recent sharp rise in gasoline costs – 64 cents a gallon since January – is likely to slow in the coming weeks, with prices averaging $2.81 a gallon over the vacation driving season, about 3 cents lower than last spring and summer. “We think the forecast is about on track,” said Geoff Sundstrom, a spokesman for the American Automobile Association. He said that based on current market trends, he doesn’t see another summer of $3 gasoline nationwide. Prices have soared in each of the last two summers: During Hurricane Katrina in 2005 that disrupted Gulf Coast supplies and last July when the Israeli invasion of Lebanon caused crude prices to spike to $76 dollar a barrel with $3-plus gasoline quick to follow. The forecast assumes no new international crisis this summer. last_img read more

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24 Dec


first_imgDonegal Sports Partnership will be holding a Children’s Officer Workshop in their Letterkenny Offices on Saturday 9th November commencing at 10:00am (6-hour workshop). The workshop is designed for Club or Sporting Organisations where members have completed the Code of Ethics & Good Practice for Children’s Sport Workshop (Basic awareness).Workshop cost is: €25.00 per person with further details and an application available by emailing: danny@activedonegal.com or phone: Donegal Sports Partnership on: 074 9116078 PLEASE NOTE: Workshop is dependent on numbers received. This is the last Children’s Officer Workshop that will be held this year. DONEGAL SPORTS PARTNERSHIP TO HOST VITAL CHILDREN’S OFFICER WORKSHOP was last modified: October 8th, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Children’s Officer WorkshopDONEGAL SPORTS PARTNERSHIPlast_img read more

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