The Western States Region of the Alliance for Community Media presented TV Santa Barbara with 9 Awards for Excellence in Local Programming at the 2013 W.A.V.E. Awards Ceremony in San Jose, CA.
TVSB’s coverage of Santa Barbara’s annual I Madonnari Festival received a regional first place award for Community Event Coverage in the Professional Division. As a media sponsor for the 2013 I Madonnari Festival, TV Santa Barbara’s Creative Services Team produced coverage of the event which was featured in their newsmagazine show, South Coast Spotlight, airing on TVSB Culture. You can watch the award-winning coverage on our website.
TVSB also received a regional first place award for Documentary Event in the Community Producer Category for our coverage of the Sound and Fury Hardcore Music Festival. This highlight piece was produced by college students involved in TVSB’s Youth Media Program through our College Internships.
Seven other local programs were recognized as finalists in the 2013 W.A.V.E. Awards Competition:
Community Issues Program- Community Producer Division
“Just Between Us: Brian Trautwein”, Producers: William Smithers & Lorrie Hull Smithers
Community Event Program – Community Producer Division
“Just Between Us: Supervisor Lavagnino – “Stand Down” in Santa Maria”, Producers: William Smithers, Lorrie Hull Smithers
Documentary Events Program – Professional Division
“World War II Bomber Boys of Santa Barbara”, Producers: Dominique Samario, Jared Lee Malone
Entertainment Program – Professional Division
“Silver Screen Showcase: Jack Presnal”, Producers: Jared Lee Malone, Oscar Gutierrez
Informational – Culture Program – Professional Division
“The Creative Community: LotusLand – Swarm: A Collaboration with Bees”, Producers: David Starkey, JP Montalvo
Program / Channel Promo – Professional Division
TV Santa Barbara: Creativity Always Welcome Promo, Producers: Matt Schuster, Jared Lee Malone
Talk Show — Entertainment Program - Professional Division
“The Creative Community: The Big Splash with Blakeney Sanford & Catherine Gee”, Producers: David Starkey, JP Montalvo
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