RFD-TV brings home Telly Awards for News Programming

telly.jpg

Photo via Telly Awards Twitter

Thanks to our team, RFD-TV brought home four Telly Awards for News Programming.

For Rural America Live: Ukraine Special, RFD-TV brought home a Silver Telly Award in the category of Television - General: Social Impact.

  • RFD-TV Team: Host: Max Armstrong; Executive Producer: Patrick Gottsch; Producer: Katie Avant; Editor: Deidre Cischke

For Rural Evening News, RFD-TV brought home a Silver Telly Award in the category of Television - General: News or News Feature.

  • RFD-TV Team: Anchor: Janet Adkison; Meteorologist: Tim Ross; Markets Specialist: Scott Shellady; Producer: Amber Weaver; Director: Graeme Thurman; Director of News & Original Content: Katie Avant; Managing Editor: Ashlee Pitzl; Senior Producer: Karleigh Creighton; Editors: Nick Saari and Michael Vissari; Graphics: LaShanda Perkins and Marcus Jackson; Content Producers: Leo Brito, Victoria Dee, Alex Heider, Charlsie McKay, David Nelson; Production Crew: Austin Duke, Patrick Duncan, Jordan Judkins, Jake Kubow, Mark Schardt, Robert Spivey, Christopher Ward

For Rural Health Matters with Dr. Anthony Fauci, RFD-TV brought home a Silver Telly Award in the category of Television - General: Health & Safety.

  • RFD-TV Team: Host: Christina Loren; Guests: Dr. Jeffery Gold and Dr. Anthony Fauci; Producers: Charlsie McKay, Amber Weaver, Victoria Dee; Director: Mark Schardt; Editor: Nick Saari and Michael Vissari; Graphics: LaShanda Perkins and Marcus Jackson; Production Crew: Austin Duke, Jake Kubow, Robert Spivey, Christopher Ward

For Rural Town Hall with Secretary Chuck Hagel and Senator Bob Kerrey, RFD-TV brought home a Bronze Telly Award in the category of Television - General: Public Interest/Awareness.

  • RFD-TV Team: Host: Christina Loren; Producers: Karleigh Creighton and Alex Heider;
    Director: Mark Schardt; Editor: Jonny Clark, Nick Saari, and Michael Vissari; Graphics: LaShanda Perkins and Marcus Jackson; Production Crew: Austin Duke, Jake Kubow, Robert Spivey, Christopher Ward

RFD-TV also brought home four Telly Awards for Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom: Protecting the Wild and three Telly Awards for Rural Americans.

Rural Lifestyle & Entertainment Shows
First introduced to RFD-TV on Larry’s Country Diner, The Malpass Brothers, modern day troubadours, bring you their very own, brand-new show to RFD-TV. Viewers can enjoy traditional country music from the brother duo of Chris & Taylor Malpass, a featured celebrity guest on each episode, and loads of clever humor.
Join popular polka performer Mollie Busta as she hosts the weekly “Mollie B Polka Party” on RFD-TV! The one-hour program features the nation’s top polka bands and a wide variety of ethnic styles produced on location at music festivals from around the country.
Dailey & Vincent are BACK ON RFD-TV for another great season, brought to you by Gus Arrendale & Springer Mountain Farms. Join them as they welcome scores of fabulous bluegrass, country, and gospel music acts as special guests!
SharkFarmer TV is the brainchild of Rob Sharkey, a 5th-generation farmer from Illinois. He shares the stories of incredible people in agriculture—both their successes and perhaps a few blunders along the way. You’ll see aerial footage of the field just as the drone crashes into a barn—and hear the story behind it all.
Ray’s Roadhouse is a weekly program featuring the music of Ray Benson and Asleep at the Wheel. Ray and his band Asleep at the Wheel has had a more than 50 year career in the music industry and over the years have earned nine Grammy Awards. The program also will feature guest performers such as Pat Green, Stoney LaRue and Kelly Willis.