For Immediate Release
WXXI’S ASSIGNMENT: THE WORLD IS HONORED WITH A TELLY AWARD
May 30, 2006 (Rochester, NY) — WXXI’s Assignment: The World received a Bronze Telly Award in the Education category at the national Telly Awards Competition, an annual competition that recognizes excellence in local, regional and cable TV programs and commercials, as well as the finest in video and film productions. Produced by WXXI, Assignment: The World (ATW) is the nation's longest-running classroom program. Through a partnership with The Associated Press, ATW delivers news and current events in a safe environment for 4-8th graders. The program is used in classrooms in 15 states and is broadcast on more than 90 public television stations. ATW airs on WXXI-TV 21 (cable 11) at 6 a.m. on Thursdays and Fridays throughout the school year.
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