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November 8, 2012

WQED Multimedia received a Media and Mental Health Award from the Entertainment Industries Council, which recognizes high-quality, accurate reporting on behavioral health issues in Southwestern Pennsylvania. The awards were presented by keynote speaker U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin.

Television Community Affairs Program
Beyond Baby Blues
Alicia Schisler, Producer/Writer
Frank Caloiero, Photographer/Editor
David Cohen, Editor
Bob Lubomski, Photographer

September 22, 2012

WQED received six Emmy Awards 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.

Arts and Entertainment - Program/Special
Pittsburgh is Art
Pierina Morelli, Producer/Photographer/Editor

Education/Schools Program Feature or Segment
Roboclass: Reconnecting a Homebound Student
Maria Kakay, Producer
David Cohen, Editor

Education/Schools- Program/Special
Pitch Perfect
Minette Seate, Senior Producer

Health/Environment/Science - Program/Special
The Race to Save Pennsylvania's Bats
Gina Catanzarite, Producer
David Cohen, Editor
David Forstate, Videographer
Glenn Syska, Videographer
Paul Ruggieri, Videographer

Historic/Cultural Program/Special
Cresson: Remembering Life at the San
David Solomon, Producer/Writer
Paul Ruggieri, Photojournalist

Musical Composition/Arrangement
Pittsburgh From The Air
Jamie Peck

August 16, 2012

WQED's documentary on end-of-life planning has been recognized with a 2012 Gold Award from the National Mature Media Awards.

The Last Chapter
Alicia Schisler, Producer/Writer
Frank Caloiero, Photographer/Editor

August 14, 2012

WQED Pittsburgh received 22 Emmy nominations from the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The winners will be announced at the Emmy ceremony in Philadelphia on September 22, 2012.

Here is the complete list of WQED's nominations with links to watch many of the programs and features.

Arts/Entertainment Program Feature/Segment
Good Donuts
Rick Sebak, Producer
Kevin Conrad, Editor
Bob Lubomski, Cameraman

Arts and Entertainment - Program/Special
Pittsburgh is Art
Pierina Morelli, Producer/Photographer/Editor

Education/Schools Program Feature or Segment
Roboclass: Reconnecting a Homebound Student
Maria Kakay, Producer
David Cohen, Editor

Education/Schools- Program/Special
Pitch Perfect
Minette Seate, Senior Producer

Health/Environment/Science- Program Feature/Segment
Living With Diabetes: Dan’s Story
Nathalie Berry, Producer

Health/Environment/Science- Program Feature/Segment
The Veterans Sleep Study
David Solomon, Producer
Paul Ruggieri, Photojournalist

Health/Environment/Science - Program/Special
The Race to Save Pennsylvania's Bats
Gina Catanzarite, Producer
David Cohen, Editor
David Forstate, Videographer
Glenn Syska, Videographer
Paul Ruggieri, Videographer

Endangered Animals: A Haven In Pittsburgh
Nathalie Berry, Producer

Experience: Managing Marcellus
Alicia Schisler, Producer/Writer

Historic/Cultural Program/Special
America's Arsenal: How Pittsburgh Powered WW2
Dave Crawley, Reporter/Producer
Dave Forstate, Photographer/Editor

Cresson: Remembering Life at the San
David Solomon, Producer/Writer
Paul Ruggieri, Photojournalist

The Civic Arena: 50 Years Under the Dome on the Hill
Harold Hayes, Producer

General Stores of Greene County
Tonia Caruso, Producer/Reporter

Human Interest Program Feature/Segment
Pulling Together
Beth Dolinar, Producer/Reporter
Paul Ruggieri, Photojournalist

Human Interest Program/Special
Long Road Home
David Solomon, Producer
Paul Ruggieri, Photojournalist

Documentary
The Last Chapter
Alicia Schisler, Producer
Frank Caloiero, Director of Photography

Magazine Program/Special
Pittsburgh 360
Richard Cook, Producer
Michael Bartley, Host/Reporter

Public/Current/Community Affairs Feature/Segment
The War Within: A Vietnam Vet's Story
David Solomon, Producer
Paul Ruggieri, Photojournalist

Public/Current/Community Affairs Program/Special
Pittsburgh 360: Marcellus Shale Special
Richard Cook, Producer
Michael Bartley, Host/Reporter
Pierina Morelli, Photographer/Editor
Tonia Caruso, Host/Reporter

Musical Composition/Arrangement
Jamie Peck

Video Essay (Single Camera Only)
Pierina Morelli

Writer- Program
David Solomon

May 14, 2012

WQED won four Golden Quill Awards on May 14, 2012 at the Sheraton Station Square Hotel. Sponsored by the Press Club of Western Pennsylvania.

Documentary
Long Road Home
David Solomon, Producer/Writer
Paul Ruggieri, Photographer/Editor

Public Affairs/Community Service
Teen Dating Violence: The Murder of Demi Cuccia
Michael Bartley, Producer
Frank Caloiero, Photographer/Editor

Arts and Entertainment
Pittsburgh is Art
Pierina Morelli, Producer/Photographer/Editor

History/Culture
Stories of the Holocaust
Iris Samson, Producer
Frank Caloiero, Editor
David Cohen, Editor

April 20, 2012

WQED has 14 finalists in this year's Golden Quill Awards. Sponsored by the Press Club of Western Pennsylvania, the winners will be announced May 14, 2012 at the Sheraton Station Square Hotel.

Congratulations to the nominees in the following categories:

Public Affairs/Community Service
For Jeron
Minette Seate, Producer
Chris Moore, Producer/Host
Paul Ruggieri, Editor

Teen Dating Violence: The Murder of Demi Cuccia
Michael Bartley, Producer
Frank Caloiero, Photographer/Editor

Bullying: The Cruelty Crisis
Pierina Morelli, Producer/Photographer/Editor

Documentary
Long Road Home
David Solomon, Producer/Writer
Paul Ruggieri, Photographer/Editor

The Last Chapter
Alicia Schisler, Producer/Writer
Frank Caloiero, Photographer/Editor

Arts and Entertainment
Pittsburgh is Art
Pierina Morelli, Producer/Photographer/Editor

Art & Alzheimer's
Nathalie Berry, Producer
Frank Caloiero, Photographer
Amy Grove, Editor

Health/Science/Environment
Living With Autism
Alicia Schisler, Producer/Writer
Frank Caloiero, Photographer/Editor
Ryan Krumm, Editor

Teens & Bariatric Surgery
Maria Kakay, Producer
Bob Lubomski, Photographer
Amy Grove, Editor

History/Culture
Stories of the Holocaust
Iris Samson, Producer
Frank Caloiero, Editor
David Cohen, Editor

The Civic Arena: 50 Years Under the Dome on the Hill
Harold Hayes, Producer
Paul Ruggieri, Editor

Warren Goss: Living History
Mindy Cropper, Producer
Bob Lubomski, Photographer
Frank Caloiero, Editor

Sports Reporting
Senior Softball
Richard Cook, Producer
Frank Caloiero, Photographer/Editor

Pulling Together
Beth Dolinar, Producer
Paul Ruggieri, Photographer/Editor

April 1, 2012

An episode of Experience has received the 2012 Bronze Telly Award in the category of TV Programs: Nature/Wildlife.

The Race to Save Pennsylvania’s Bats
Gina Catanzarite, Producer
David Cohen, Editor
Photographers: Dave Forstate, Paul Ruggieri, Glenn Syska

March 5, 2012

An episode of WQED's "Experience" program has received the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters (PAB) 2012 Award for Excellence in Broadcasting in the category of Outstanding Documentary Program.

Visiting Volant
Producer: Iris Samson
Editor: Amy Grove
Videographers: Frank Caloiero, Paul Ruggieri, Bob Lubomski

February 12, 2012

The Carnegie Science Center Awards recognized WQED's Pierina Morelli with its 2012 Science Communicator Award Honorable Mention. Ms. Morelli, a producer, videographer and editor was acknowledged for her ability to captivate thousands of viewers with her reports on scientific, environmental and technological issues.

January 12, 2012

Mental Health America of Westmoreland County selected WQED's David Solomon as the 2012 recipient of its Innovations Award in the category of Recovery. Mr. Solomon was recognized as writer and producer of Long Road Home and Losing Lambert: A Journey Through Survival and Hope. The acclaimed documentaries focused on the struggles and success of people dealing with mental illness.

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