SOURCE: York Telecom

August 09, 2005 08:52 ET

York Telecom Honored Eight Times at 26th Annual Telly Awards

EATONTOWN, NJ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 9, 2005 -- York Media Services, a division of York Telecom Corporation, was recently honored with eight awards at The 26th Annual Telly Awards, including top honors for "Legacy of Hope," a short film tribute to Bob Hope produced for the USO of Metropolitan Washington.

"To be recognized nationally for the quality of our work is truly an honor," said York Telecom Senior Vice President, Ken Scaturro. "We take great pride in our work on behalf of all of our clients, and are especially pleased to be honored by such a prestigious organization as the Telly Awards."

York Media received a total of eight awards, six of which were for three short promotional films for the USO. York Media was also honored for a production highlighting AT&T Government Solutions' corporate giving. Its eighth and final award this year was for the music video produced by York Media's Mark Maxey for Grammy award-winning artist Jim Brickman's hit single "Sending You A Little Christmas" which reached #1 on Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart.

Founded in 1979, the Telly Awards is the premier award honoring outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs, as well as the finest video and film productions. A prestigious judging panel of more than 25 accomplished industry professionals selected winners from a pool of more than 12,500 entries worldwide. Chairman of the judging panel, Richard Friley, noted, "The incredible quality and diversity of entries in this year's competition was extraordinary. I know I speak for all of the judges when I say that I am proud to be associated with such a robust and vibrant creative community."

About York Telecom

Founded in 1985, York Telecom Corporation is a leading provider of visual communication services and solutions for the Federal Government and Fortune 500 companies, as well as State and Local governments. The company offers professional video production and postproduction as well as a full suite of media services and communications solutions, such as creative services, production management, streaming media, broadcast studio design and integration, videoconferencing, and multimedia network management. For more information, visit York Telecom online at www.yorktel.com.

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www.yorktel.com

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    York Telecom Corp.
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