2005 Staff Awards
WROK announces 2005 "Philo T Farnsworth" Staff Awards
Posted: November, 2005
WROK, City of Royal Oak
Government Access Cable TV
WROK is proud to announce that Cable Coordinator Richard Wilson and Program
Coordinator Greg Walter are winners in this year’s “Philo T. Farnsworth” video
competition sponsored by the Alliance for Community Media's -Central States
Region. The winning programs are “INSERT CLEVER TITLE HERE” produced by Richard
Wilson and “EMERALD ASH BORER IN MICHIGAN-FROM ALL SIDES” by Greg Walter.
The entry “INSERT CLEVER TITLE HERE” won for computer graphics and “E.A.B IN
MICHIGAN-” was runner up in the Documentary-Professional Category. This is the
third time that Cable Coordinator Richard Wilson has won the award in this
category and his ninth “Philo” award.
WROK is also proud to announce that Cable Coordinator Richard Wilson was a
winner in the 2005 Hometown USA Video Festival. This is a national festival
sponsored by the Alliance for Community Media. The winning Entry “ A FAST MINUTE
PRODUCTION” won in the Computer Arts/ Animation Professional category. “A FAST
MINUTE…” is a collection of animated show opens, Bumps and station I.D.s that
pepper our program schedule. This program has also won local and regional
This year’s Hometown USA video festival was held in Monterey, California. Due
to budget cuts, no one from WROK attended the conference.
For more information on the festival go to: www.alliancecm.org
For more info on the “PHILO”, awards please visit the Alliance for Community
Media Central States Region website (www.csregionacm.org).
The awards are on display in the display cabinet outside the WROK offices.