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Posted on: April 11, 2017

And the Winner of a 2017 Telly Award is…

2017 Telly Award Winner Mainland Farm: Historic Ground, Historic Yield

For the second year in a row, the James City County video production team has been recognized by industry peers for exclusive County programming.

Mainland Farm: Historic Ground, Historic Yield has won a 2017 Telly Award in the General History category. The 20 minute video highlights the people, events, and actions that have helped preserve the nation’s oldest continually-farmed ground. The crucial role that the land played in the Revolutionary War, as well as the innovative, award-winning farming techniques of David Hula, a third-generation farmer of the land are covered.

The 38th Annual Telly Awards received over 13,000 entries for a wide range of categories including local and regional TV and cable production, animation and jingles. The Telly Awards honor outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs, the finest video and film productions, and web commercials, videos and films. Winners represent the best work of the most respected advertising agencies, production companies, television stations, cable operators, and corporate video departments in the world.

In 2016, James City County received a Telly in the Government Relations category for The FY 2015 Annual Report and three Tellys for EXPLORE James City County in Videography/Cinematography, Editing and Health and Fitness.


Media Contact: Jody Puckett
jody.puckett@jamescitycountyva.gov; 757-253-6605

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