Mid-Columbia Libraries and Tri-Cities Latino Community Network Win International Telly Award for Excellence in Video
Mid-Columbia Libraries (MCL) proudly announces its “Inspiring Latinos / Latinos Inspiradores” video series, a project of the Tri-Cities Latino Community Network (TCLCN), was recently named a silver winner in the 43rd Annual Telly Awards for Social Video Series: Diversity & Inclusion category. The two winning videos, featuring Washington State University Tri-Cities graduate Savanna Navarro Kresse and Columbia Basin College graduate Michael Villa, can be found on YouTube.
This is MCL’s second Telly Award; in 2019 the series won a bronze in the Social Video Series: Culture & Lifestyle category. The Telly Awards honors excellence in video and television across all screens and is judged by leaders from video platforms, television, streaming networks, production companies and including Vice, Vimeo, Hearst Digital Media, BuzzFeed and A&E Networks. Last year the competition received 12,000 entries from around the world.
The series, produced by Mid-Columbia Libraries’ Communications Department together with videographer Ryan Scott of Firefly Photography & Cinematography, showcases the leadership, talents, generosity, and resilience of six inspirational Latinos who are making the Tri-Cities community a better place. More about the project can be found at midcolumbialibraries.org/latinosinspiradores.
“Mid-Columbia Libraries and the Tri-Cities Latino Network, together with the support of our project sponsors Columbia Basin College, HAPO, and Firefly Photography & Cinematography, are committed to uplifting the voices of our Latino community,” says MCL Communications Manager and TCLCN co-founder Annie Warren. “With this project we are dedicated to providing a platform for these inspiring stories to be seen and heard.”
Other silver winners in the category included Under Armour, Sony Music, and Fox Entertainment. The full list of the 43rd Annual Telly Awards winners can be found at tellyawards.com/winners.
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