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Sunday, June 09, 2019

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Houston/Galveston takes home three 40th Annual Telly Awards

​Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Greater Houston/Galveston ( ​announced today its Ronald McDonald Care Mobile video has been selected for three Telly Awards - a People's Telly Gold for Non-Broadcast video, a Bronze Telly for Non-Broadcast General-Low Budget (under $700 per minute), and a Bronze Telly for Non-Broadcast General-Charitable in the 40th Annual Telly Awards.

The Telly Awards honors excellence in video and television across all screens and is judged by leaders from video platforms, television, streaming networks, production companies and including Vice, Vimeo, Hearst Digital Media, BuzzFeed and A&E Networks.

“RMHC of Greater Houston/Galveston is pushing the boundaries for video and television innovation and creativity at a time when the industry is rapidly changing,” said Sabrina Dridje, Managing Director of the Telly Awards. “This award is a tribute to the talent and vision of its creators and a celebration of the diversity of work being made today for all screens.”

“Being honored with three awards by both the Telly Judging Council and the People for our first ever submission of this type is a spectacular honor,” said Tanya Gee Executive Director of RMHC of Greater Houston/Galveston. “Our Ronald McDonald Care Mobile video depicts so beautifully the day-to-day life on the two mobile medical and dental clinics. We wish to express our heartfelt appreciation to the entire team who envisioned and then spent numerous hours capturing and editing this heart-warming story and shared it with the world including Julye Newlin of Julye Newlin Productions, Karen LaFleur, Communications Director, and Kimberlyn Clarkson, Advancement Director. We would also like to thank our clinical partners Texas Children’s Hospital and UT Health School of Dentistry for allowing us to share with the world the tremendously caring and impactful work they do every day serving the children of our communities on the Ronald McDonald Care Mobiles. Finally, we would like to thank our Board of Directors, our founding mission partner McDonald’s, and all of the community members who give every day of their time, talent, and treasure to ensure that both Ronald McDonald Care Mobiles are reaching as many impoverished and underserved children as possible! We are all #BetterTogether.”

Founded in 1979, the Telly Awards honors video and television made for all screens and is judged by The Telly Award Judging Council; a group of over 200 leading video and television experts from some of the most prestigious companies in entertainment, publishing, advertising, and emerging technology. Judges who comprise the most diverse and elite group of television and video industry leaders in the award’s history. Over 12,000 entries from all 50 states and 5 continents were evaluated by jury members from creative powerhouse Droga5, next generation motion picture studio Ryot, Condé Nast, Framestore, Vimeo, Vice, A&E Networks and more.

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Houston/Galveston Through the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile program, Ronald McDonald C.H.E.E.R.! Rooms and the Ronald McDonald Hospitality Cart, we create, find, and support programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children and their families.

(This post was taken from a release sent to me by Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Greater Houston/Galveston)

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