Fox Sports West/Prime Ticket Earn 19 Tellys
The stories and live
sporting events covered by FOX Sports West and Prime Ticket don’t just happen
on big-league baseball fields or in NBA arenas. Sometimes they’re on high
school football fields.
FS West and Prime Ticket
were recently recognized for their work in a variety of areas, picking up a
network-record 19 Telly Awards, which recognize local and regional cable
Winning entries included
coverage of the Westlake-Oaks Christian game in 2010, the region’s first Telly
award for a live high school football game; a story about the Trona High School
football team by the Prep Zone crew, which traveled three hours north of Los
Angeles to chronicle the country’s only dirt football field; “Under the Halo,”
celebrating the Angels’ history on their 50th anniversary, an
original series voiced by former team broadcaster Dick Enberg; and Medal of
Honor recipient Dakota Meyer, who discussed his military career and goal to
Other Telly winners included
stories on the Dodgers groundkeepers, Kermit Alexander, USC quarterback Matt
Barkley’s trip to Africa, “Lane Kiffin: USC Football Weekly,” “Rick Neuheisel:
UCLA Football Weekly,” “Making of the L.A. Kings Ice Crew Calendar,” and live
coverage of the Lakers-Suns and Angels-Indians games last season.
Edward Lewis was also
recognized for videography/cinematography, Patrick McBride and Bruce Beffa for
copywriting, Larry Patin for editing and Andy Bernstein, Frankie Telfort and
Steven Contreras for Sports.
The Telly Awards are
given to the best work in video and film production, plus television
commercials. This years marks the awards’ 33rd year and is the sixth
season in which FS West and Prime Ticket submitted work for consideration.