TYLER – TISD-TV has been named a Bronze winner in the 34th Annual Telly Awards for two videos produced by the Tyler ISD video and broadcasting department. With nearly 11,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries, TISD officials say this is truly an honor. “We’re humbled to receive this recognition from our peers in film and video,” said Angela Jenkins, Coordinator of TISD-TV & Video Operations. “This award is equivalent to the Oscar and Emmy awards in other industries. It’s thrilling to know that as a department, the caliber of our video production work is recognized as some of the best out there. I’m so fortunate to work with Greg McRae and Jacob Walker; they are truly professionals.”
Here are the award winning videos, all produced by Jenkins, McRae, and Walker:
Dr. Bryan C. Jack Elementary: The Leader in Me
This informational video serves as an educational tool for parents and community members to understand The Leader in Me initiative taking place at the Jack Elementary campus. Adapted from Dr. Stephen R. Covey’s “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People,” the video explains how the seven habits and other leadership principles are introduced to the students through classroom lessons, hall displays, and school-wide activities. The children explain how they handle leadership roles not only at school, but at home as well.
“Tyler ISD: A Legacy of Caring” Convocation 2012
This inspirational video served as a school district training tool for all employees. Children of employees, who are also TISD students, serve as the talent in the video. According to a TISD news release, they tell of the caring hearts of the employees and how the daily duties of each department impact the students, each and every minute of each and every school day.
According to the news release, “The Telly Awards was founded in 1979 and is the premier award honoring outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs, the finest video and film productions, and online commercials, video 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.”