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September 15, 2007
WQED Wins 5 Emmy Awards, including the prestigious "Station Excellence" Emmy.

Several OnQ specials were also honored. WQED competes in the Mid-Atlantic Region of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Emmy statuettes were presented at a ceremony in Philadelphia to the following WQED team members.

HISTORICAL/CULTURAL PROGRAM OR SPECIAL
Stone Soldiers: Saving the Gettysburg Monuments
David Solomon, Writer/Producer
Paula Ruggieri, Photographer/Editor
Andy Masich, Narrator

COMMUNITY SERVICE
OnQ: Our Region's Next Renaissance
Jocelyn Hough, Executive Producer
David Solomon, Supervising Producer
Alicia Schisler, Producer
Michael Bartley, Producer/Reporter
Tonia Caruso, Producer/Reporter

ARTS PROGRAM OR SPECIAL
Live from Studio A: American Standards
Jocelyn Hough, Executive Producer
Scott Anderson, Music Director

CHILDREN/YOUTH/TEEN PROGRAM
Teens OnQ
Karen Farmer White, Executive Producer
Gina Catanzarite, Producer
Glenn Syska, Photographer/Editor
Laura Seliy, Associate Producer
Marlene Gary Hogan, Supervising Producer

STATION EXCELLENCE
WQED Multimedia
Deborah Acklin, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

August 1, 2007
WQED Receives 21 Emmy Nominations. 17 of those nominations were for OnQ stories, OnQ specials and OnQ staff members - as listed in the categories below.

ENTERTAINMENT FEATURE
OnQ: The Melega Art Museum
David Solomon, Writer/Producer
Frank Caloiero, Photographer/Editor

OnQ: Manchester Craftsmen's Jazz
Nathalie Berry, Producer
Michael Bartley, Producer/Reporter
Paul Ruggieri, Photographer/Editor

OnQ: HOG Wild
Michael Bartley, Producer/Reporter
Paul Ruggieri, Photographer/Editor

OnQ: Jerry the Ice Man
Dave Crawley, Producer/Reporter
Dave Forstate, Photographer/Editor

PUBLIC/CURRENT/COMMUNITY AFFAIRS PROGRAM OR SPECIAL
OnQ: The Little People
Michael Bartley, Producer/Reporter
Frank Caloiero, Photographer/Editor

Braddock's New Battle: An OnQ Neighborhood Special
Tonia Caruso, Producer/Reporter
Nathalie Berry, Producer
Paul Ruggieri, Photographer/Editor
Frank Caloiero, Photographer

PUBLIC/CURRENT/COMMUNITY AFFAIRS FEATURE
OnQ: Gettysburg Vandals
David Solomon, Writer/Producer
Paul Ruggieri, Photographer/Editor

HISTORICAL/CULTURAL PROGRAM OR SPECIAL
Stone Soldiers: Saving the Gettysburg Monuments
David Solomon, Writer/Producer
Paula Ruggieri, Photographer/Editor
Andy Masich, Narrator

Return to the Roots of Civil Rights: An OnQ Special Edition
Pierina Morelli, Producer/Photographer/Editor
Iris Samson, Producer

HISTORICAL/CULTURAL PROGRAM FEATURE
OnQ: Boulder on the Battlefield
David Solomon, Writer/Producer
Paul Ruggieri, Photographer/Editor

OnQ: The Big Savage Tunnel
David Solomon, Writer/Producer
Paul Ruggieri, Photographer/Editor

HEALTH/SCIENCE PROGRAM OR SPECIAL
OnQ: Avian Flu - Planning for a Pandemic
Tonia Caruso, Producer/Reporter
Frank Caloiero, Photographer/Editor
Paul Ruggieri, Photographer

OnQ: Diabetes - Epidemic of Our Time
Michael Bartley, Producer/Reporter
Tonia Caruso, Producer/Reporter
Pierina Morelli, Producer/Photographer
Frank Caloiero, Photographer/Editor
David Solomon, Supervising Producer

ARTS PROGRAM OR SPECIAL
Live from Studio A: American Standards
Jocelyn Hough, Executive Producer
Scott Anderson, Music Director

CHILDREN/YOUTH/TEEN PROGRAM OR SPECIAL
Teens OnQ: Episode 121
Karen Farmer White, Executive Producer
Gina Catanzarite, Producer
Glenn Syska, Photographer/Editor
Laura Seliy, Associate Producer
Marlene Gary Hogan, Supervising Producer

COMMUNITY SERVICE
OnQ: Our Region's Next Renaissance
Jocelyn Hough, Executive Producer
David Solomon, Supervising Producer
Alicia Schisler, Producer
Michael Bartley, Producer/Reporter
Tonia Caruso, Producer/Reporter

INDIVIDUAL CRAFT ACHIEVEMENT - MUSICAL COMPOSITION
Emmai Alaquiva
Original Score, "In Country: A Vietnam Story"

CRAFT ACHIEVEMENT - PROGRAM EDITOR
Pierina Morelli
OnQ Magazine & Return To The Roots of Civil Rights

CRAFT ACHIEVEMENT - PROGRAM PHOTOGRAPHER
Pierina Morelli
OnQ Magazine & Return To The Roots of Civil Rights

CRAFT ACHIEVEMENT - PROGRAM PHOTOGRAPHER
Paul Ruggieri
OnQ Magazine & Stone Soldiers: Saving The Gettysburg Monuments

STATION EXCELLENCE
WQED Pittsburgh
Deborah Acklin, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

The National Television Academy of Arts & Sciences will announce the Emmy winners at a ceremony in Philadelphia, September 15, 2007.

July 23, 2007
The 2007 Gabriel Awards has honored the OnQ documentary "Return to the Roots of Civil Rights" with a Certificate of Merit in the category of Outstanding News/Informational Program - Local Release.

Pierina Morelli, Producer/Photographer/Editor
Iris Samson, Producer

Entrants for this prestigious national award go through a highly selective process of preliminary screening and blue ribbon judging.

For more than 40 years, Catholic Academy for Communication Arts Professionals has sponsored the Gabriel Awards, honoring broadcasting excellence that serves viewers through positive, creative treatment of concerns to humankind.

June 1, 2007
WQED Multimedia receives two honors in the Pittsburgh Black Media Federation's 24th Annual Robert L. Vann Awards - for coverage of the African-American community in southwestern Pennsylvania.

Broadcast Public Affairs Feature
OnQ: Another Chance
Harold Hayes, Producer/Reporter
Paul Ruggieri, Editor

Broadcast Editorial Documentary
In Country: A Vietnam Story
Chris Moore, Producer/Reporter
Minette Seate, Producer
David Cohen, Editor

May 14, 2007
Two OnQ productions received Golden Quill Awards from the Press Club of Western Pennsylvania.

Television Feature
OnQ: One Year In Brownsville
David Solomon, Writer/Producer
Frank Caloiero, Photographer/Editor
Paul Ruggieri, Photographer/Editor

Sports Reporting
OnQ: Struggle For Glory
Iris Samson, Writer/Producer
Bob Lubomski, Photographer
Paul Ruggieri, Editor

April 10, 2007
Six OnQ productions are named as finalists in the 2007 Golden Quill Awards.

Television Feature
OnQ: One Year In Brownsville
David Solomon, Frank Caloiero, Paul Ruggieri

Television Feature
OnQ: The Big Savage Tunnel
David Solomon, Paul Ruggieri

Public Affairs-Documentary
Braddock's New Battle, An OnQ Neighborhood Special
Nathalie Berry, Tonia Caruso, David Cohen

Sports Reporting
OnQ: Struggle For Glory
Iris Samson, Bob Lubomski, Paul Ruggieri

Feature Videography
Return To The Roots of Civil Rights, An OnQ Special Edition
Pierina Morelli

Feature Videography
OnQ: The Black Potter
Pierina Morelli

Sponsored by the Press Club of Western Pennsylvania, the Gold Quill winners will be announced at the Hilton Pittsburgh, May 14, 2007.

April 5, 2007
OnQ's documentary "The Little People" received the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters Award for Outstanding Public Affairs Program.

Michael Bartley, Producer/Reporter
Frank Caloiero, Photographer/Editor

March 9, 2007
OnQ productions are among the 2007 Telly Award recipients for WQED Multimedia.

Silver Telly Award
(First Place)

Live From Studio A: American Standards Volume 1
Producer: Jocelyn Hough

Bronze Telly Award
(Second Place)

Return to the Roots of Civil Rights, An OnQ Special Edition
Producers: Pierina Morelli, Iris Samson

OnQ: Super Steelers
Producer: Michael Bartley

Teens OnQ
Producer: Gina Catanzarite

Eat PA: A Dave & Dave Blueplate Special
Producers: Dave Rhodes, Dave Hallewell

Torchbearers
Producers: Chris Moore, Minette Seate

What Makes Pittsburgh Pittsburgh?
Producer: Rick Sebak

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  • Portraits for the Homefront: The Story of Elizabeth Black
    The poignant story unfolds as we explore Black’s lost art career, seek out elderly veterans who encountered Miss Black on the battlefield, and present to amazed and appreciative families portraits that never arrived.
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    Where classical music crosses paths with rock and roll, world music, folk music and jazz. Listen to interviews with people who make good music here.

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