National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
The National Television Academy is dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of television and the promotion of creative leadership for artistic, educational and technical achievements within the television industry. It recognizes excellence in television with the coveted Emmy Award. Michelle LaRock, owner of TVRock Productions is a recipient of this exceptional Emmy Award for excellence in television broadcasting.
Emmy Award Winning Fox 411
FOX411 was produced in conjunction with WDRB-TV in Louisville, Kentucky as a series of public service announcements aimed at youth in the Kentukiana area.
They were designed as hard hitting pieces tackling such subjects as teen date rape, AIDS, drug abuse, juvenile crime and murder. The people in these clips are not paid actors.
Since the airing of these PSA’s the woman who so graciously agreed to talk to us about her AIDS crisis died a year after the production of the PSA leaving behind four children.
The young man in prison was released in 2005 and a short six weeks later was accused of committing similar crimes.
Landmark of Excellence
PRSA and IABC co-sponsor the Landmarks of Excellence Awards each year to recognize achievement in advertising, marketing and public relations communication, according to a news release. The award is given to a person who’s not communications professional by trade, “but has demonstrated skills that have positively influenced the community or significantly raised awareness of an issue.”