(Ames, IA) For the third time in the past two years, Championship Productions has been awarded a Telly Award for excellence in video production. The award-winning title in 2007 is The Way of the Champion: Developing Team Unity and Leadership featuring Sport Psychologist, corporate consultant, and internationally-renowned speaker Jerry Lynch, PhD, who is also a national class athlete and an author of several books.
The Telly Awards honor outstanding local, regional and cable television commercials and programs, as well as the finest video and film productions. The Championship Productions team unity/leadership-development title was among 13,379 entries that covered all 50 states and five continents.
The Way of the Champion: Developing Team Unity and Leadership received a “bronze” award (The Telly Awards’ second-highest honor). The bronze award scores from 7.0 to 8.9 on a 10-point scale; 18 – 25% of entrants receive a bronze.Lonnie Kragel, Championship Productions’ Senior Product Manager, said: “Every person at Championship Productions is directly tied to carrying out our mission, which is helping individuals and teams achieve success toward realizing their fullest potential … winning this award, in back-to-back years, confirms that our attention to detail, and quality, is both recognizable and noteworthy … this award is the ultimate confirmation of the quality of our product.”The Telly Awards was founded in 1978 by David E. Carter, a past Emmy® and Clio® winner, to honor excellence in local, regional and cable TV commercials. 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. Judges evaluate entries to recognize distinction in creative work — and the entries are judged against a high standard of merit. Past winners, in addition to Championship Productions, have included producers for HBO, A&E, The Discovery Channel, Sony Pictures Television, Best Western International and TBS.
Championship Productions, founded in 1976 by Bill Bergan, is the world’s No. 1 producer and distributor of sports instructional DVDs, videos and books. Located in Ames, IA, Championship Productions produces instructional DVDs, commercials, and does DVD duplication. Website: www.ChampionshipProductions.com