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Tempe 11 wins national programming awards


TEMPE, Ariz. – Tempe 11, the City of Tempe’s government access channel,
was honored with six awards at the National Association of
Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA) conference in late


The 21st Annual NATOA Government Programming Awards showcased the work
of 180 organizations in 28 states. More than 1,100 entries competed in
categories like Public Education, Community Awareness and Public Service


“The NATOA awards reflect the high caliber of programming Tempe 11
offers the community,” said Media Services Administrator Skip Neeley,
who runs the channel. “These accolades belong to our excellent team of
producers and directors who continually create high-quality programs our
viewers can watch.”


Many of the winning programs were produced for Tempe 11’s monthly public
safety show called Tempe StreetBeat. The nine-year-old show features
live discussions of public safety issues with police officers and
others, while residents call in with their questions.



“Ride Right, Ride Safe” – Produced by Jeff Lane and directed by Adam
Fischer, won in the Public Service Announcement category.



 “A-B-C” – Produced by Jeff Lane and directed by Greg Wolfe, won in the
Public Education category.


“On the Beat: Bike Squad” – Produced by Brandon Banks and directed by
Jason Wolf, won in the Community Awareness category.


“Fourth of July Bus Service” – Produced by Amanda Nelson and Sue Taaffe,
and directed by Jason Wolf, won in the Event/Program Promotion Category.


“9/11 Remembrance” – Produced and directed by Jason Wolf, won in the
Community Event Coverage category.


“A-B-C” – Produced by Jeff Lane and directed by Greg Wolfe, won in the
Children/Young Adults category.


Tempe 11 provides information for residents 24 hours a day, including
award-winning programming, event previews and recaps, live City Council
meetings and Tempe StreetBeat. Tempe 11 can be watched via Cox
Communications Channel 11 or live online anytime by going to

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