On Wednesday, December 9, the Jersey Access Group [JAG] held its annual JAM Video Awards Dinner at the Spain Inn in Piscataway, NJ. The Jersey Access Group [JAG] was founded in 2000 and supports and develops Public, Education, and Government (PEG) cable access stations throughout New Jersey.
Three programs created by East Brunswick Television [EBTV] were awarded top honors, as well as honorable mention for a fourth.
Professor Angus Kress Gillespie, Professor of American Studies at Rutgers University, won the Diversity Programming category for his program, “Old Ways in N.J.” which focused on the Sts. Peter and Paul Russian Orthodox Church in South River, NJ.
Ken Freedman, DC, host of “Wellness Spotlight,” won the Talk Show: Informational category for his program “A Discussion on Fluoride,” about the controversial topic of fluoride in the public water supply. Since its airing in May 2015, this program has had over 7,800 views on EBTV’s Video on Demand and YouTube channels.
New to the EBTV lineup is artist Lucy Aita who won the Instructional Programming category for her series, “Lucy’s Big Beautiful World of Painting,” which also airs on ten other stations from New Jersey to Maine.
“This Week in East Brunswick,” EBTV’s weekly news magazine program which highlights the East Brunswick community, received honorable mention in the News and Magazine Format category for work featuring reporter and host Barbara Reiss.
EBTV is available on www.ebtv.org and YouTube.