MDC-TV Wins Two Awards For Hispanic Heritage Month Commercial

A two-minute commercial about Hispanic Heritage month helped MDC-TV garner two respected industry awards.

Hispanic Heritage Promo won: the 2020 Silver Telly Award in the Local TV in the General-Public Interest/Awareness category at The Telly Awards on June 9 and the 2020 Award of Excellence in the Film/Video-History/Biography category at the Communicator Awards on May 13. 

Hispanic Heritage Promo is a brief look into the accomplishments and lives of several influential Hispanic icons in the United States, such as actress Rita Moreno, former baseball player Roberto Enrique Clemente Walker and politician Ileana Ros-Lehtinen. It was released on Sept. 15.

“Another example of the caliber of work from seasoned television professionals working at Miami Dade College,” said said MDC-TV Producer Tony Leal. 

The promo previously won the 2019 Silver Davey Award on Oct. 29 in the category of Online Film & Video-Public Service and Activism. 

MDC-TV’s award-winning team includes: Leal, editor/graphics Maikel Garcia, audio engineer Amed Torrecilla and narrator María García. They produced the film in collaboration with Wolfson Campus Media Services.

Watch the award-winning commercial here