July 12, 2006
Channel 11 Wins Two Telly Awards
HOUSTON -- KHOU-TV Channel 11 picked up two Telly Awards honoring outstanding local, regional and cable television commercials and programs and the finest video and film productions as part of Channel 11's "Mutiny on the Bayou" program.
The Bronze Telly Awards went to Channel 11 Audio Supervisor, John Lance for Sound Design and Production Photographer, Kent Kay for Videography/ Cinematography. "Mutiny on the Bayou" focused on Camp Logan and the civil unrest that led to a race riot and the deaths of 16 Houstonians including five police officers in 1917.
The Telly Awards were founded in 1978 by David E. Carter to honor excellence in local, regional and cable TV commercials.
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