MONTCLAIR, NJ – Montclair TV34 Station Manager Rick Gearhart won three Jersey Access Group (JAG) video awards at the organization’s annual conference last Thursday, May 31:

The Senior Bus” PSA won 2018 Outstanding Video Award in the PSA and Promos category.

A Greener Day: Turtle Rescue” won 2018 Outstanding Video Award for Local Events: Non-Profits.

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And “Montclair African American Heritage Parade” won the 2018 Video Excellence Award in the Local Events: Parades category.

“Rick has been doing a tremendous job for the Township,” said Acting Township Manager Timothy Stafford. “It’s great to see his work recognized for promoting the best of Montclair and the local area and we look forward to future TV34 projects.”

JAG Video Awards judging was based on six basic criteria: content, technical quality, creativity, “local-centricity,” style, and overall impact. There were a total of 19 competitive categories.

The Jersey Access Group is a professional advisory organization that informs, educates, and recommends in the areas of technology, legislation, and regulation that shape and direct the use of multi-communication platforms for content creators and distributors on behalf of municipalities, educational institutions, and other public media facilities.



Photo: TV34 Station Manager Rick Gearhart with 2018 Video Excellence Award