KQED, WNET, PBS Digital Studios Take Home 9 Telly Awards

Last Updated by Jaclyn Diaz | SPI Team Social Media and Marketing Intern | PBS Digital on

The winners for the 36th Annual Telly Awards have been announced, and we'd like to congratulate PBS Digital Studios on winning 9 Telly Awards, including winning productions from PBS Member Stations KQED and WNET!

Deep Look won a Silver Telly Award for Nature and Science. Deep Look is an ultra-HD short video series created by KQED San Francisco and presented by PBS Digital Studios. The series explores big scientific mysteries by going incredibly small.

WNET's First Person took home a Bronze Telly Award for Social Issues. The show, produced by WNET in partnership with PBS Digital Studios, focuses on gender identity, sexuality and queer community.

Below is a full list of Telly Awards won by PBS Digital Studios. Silver Winners are awarded a Silver Telly statuette, the highest honor. Bronze Winners are awarded a Bronze Telly statuette.

  • Deep Look (KQED) - Nature/Wildlife – Silver
  • First Person (WNET) - Social Issues – Bronze
  • Unusual Spaces – Documentary – Silver
  • Idea Channel – Graphics – Bronze
  • It’s Okay to be Smart – Education – Bronze
  • Game/Show – Social Issues – Bronze
  • BrainCraft – Education – Bronze
  • Full-Time Kid – Children – Bronze
  • Full-Time Kid – Directing – Bronze

The Telly Awards was founded in 1978 to honor excellence in local, regional and cable TV commercials. Non-broadcast video and TV program categories were soon added. Today, the Telly is one of the most sought-after awards by industry leaders, from large international firms to local production companies and ad agencies.

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