“Winning a Philo Award is a great accomplishment for both the organization and community producers. Congratulations to all the winners,” said Steve Ross, DATV Executive Director.
The award recognizes the quality and variety of programming seen on DATV during the past year. Through the efforts of DATV members and staff there were over 1,400 new programs produced.
The award will be presented at a ceremony on October 23rd in Richmond, Indiana. The Central States Region is made up of access centers in Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and Kentucky.
“The Funk Chronicles” produced by DATV member David Webb and directed by DATV Executive Director Steve Ross was also honored in the category of Best Series Program. The show is hosted by former Dayton radio personality Dr. John “Turk” Logan with production assistance and audio operator George Gee.
The program highlights funk music in Dayton and around the nation as is a catalyst for the effort to establish a Funk Music Hall of Fame in Dayton.
DATV also received a Philo Award for its website www.datv.org created by DATV Marketing Director Dan Suffoletto and for a station ID also created by Dan.