The Helena Civic Television staff won a first-place award in the “Best of the Northwest Video Awards 2012″, in the Instructional, Training and Educational category, for a Legislative Training Video that featured experienced leaders whose recollections and insights might be helpful to newly elected legislators, as well as aspiring candidates. The video reached the general public in Montana, and helped folks better understand the work of the citizen legislature.
The award was announced at the “Local Connections” Alliance for Community conference in Gresham, Oregon April 27 & 28. The award honors outstanding programs telecast on community television channels in the Northwest region, including Alaska, Alberta, British Colombia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
Helena Civic Television also received an honorable mention in the Documentary category for “A Prophet in Exile: Louis Riel’s Sojourn in Montana”.
Helena Civic Television production team who were part of these programs were Stephen Maly, Kirsten Faubion, Dave Clarke, Maryjo McLean and Jeanie McLean-