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June 9, 2011

CONTACT: Kenneth Borden 202.671.0057, Kenneth.Borden@dc.gov

DC Office of Cable Television Captures Three Telly Awards

Washington, DC - The District of Columbia Office of Cable Television (OCT) has won three (3) 2011 Telly Awards in a national awards competition that honors the very best local, regional, and cable television commercials and programs; as well as, the finest video and film productions, and work created for the Web. OCT collected one (1) First Place Awards and two (2) Second Place Awards.

OCT's Enslavement to Emancipation captured a First Place Award in the category of TV Programs/Documentary. OCT's Washington Full Circle "Feel Like a Kid Again" nabbed a Second Place Award in the category of TV Programs/Entertainment; and OCT's Cable Talk "PEG Channels" picked up a Second Place Award in the category of TV Programs/Information.

Washington Full Circle continues its winning streak acquiring a grand total of five awards thus far in national competition; Enslavement to Emancipation has now scooped a total of three awards in national competition; and, not to be left behind, Cable Talk is making its move garnering its second national award!

OCT Director Eric E. Richardson rejoiced when informed of OCT's latest achievement and noted "Superior quality, intelligence, and dependable consistency are the hallmark of the programming we produce every day at the Office of Cable Television for the benefit of District residents."

Founded in 1979, the Telly Awards is the premier award honoring outstanding local, regional, and cable television commercials and programs; the finest video and film productions; as well as, web commercials, videos and films. Winners represent the best work of the most respected advertising agencies, production companies, television stations, cable operators, and corporate video departments in the world. A prestigious judging panel of over 500 accomplished industry professionals, each a past Winner of a First Place Telly Award, judged the competition, upholding the historical standard of excellence that the Telly Award represents.

OCT's award winning programs can be viewed online via OCT's agency website at www.oct.dc.gov.


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