Columbia, Mo. (April 26, 2016) — The Telly Awards has named Global Journalist a bronze winner in the 37th Annual Telly Awards for the program “New Optimism on Climate Change.”
Founded in 1979, the Telly Awards honor outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs; video and film productions; and online commercials and videos. The Telly Awards received over 13,000 entries in a variety of categories from television stations, advertising agencies, cable operators and production departments. The Global Journalist episode was submitted in the category of Political/Commentary.
Global Journalist, headquartered at the Missouri School of Journalism, won a bronze Telly Award in the category of Political/Commentary.
A weekly half-hour program on international affairs and press freedom issues, Global Journalist is a production of the Missouri School of Journalism and the Reynolds Journalism Institute. It is supported by the Lee Hills Chair in Free Press Studies, an endowed professorship held by Global Journalist’s Executive Editor Amy McCombs.