The Telly is made by the same company that produces the Oscar™ and the Telly Silver is the highest award given. Less than 10% of entries are chosen as winners of the Silver Telly from a pool of hundreds of entries from all 50 states and numerous countries.
“The Telly Awards has a mission to honor the very best in film and video,” said Linda Day, Executive Director of the Telly Awards. “Pioneer’s accomplishment illustrates their creativity, skill, and dedication to their craft and serves as a testament to great film and video production.”
Pioneer’s Senior Producer Dana Johnson produced and directed the documentary, Dan Huiting was the director of photography with additional videography by Kristofor Gieske. Kevin Russell was the editor for the program which originally aired on Mother’s Day in May, 2014. The entire video can be viewed online at video.pioneer.org/video/2365244418/.