St. Bernard Film and TV Department win Gold Telly Award

The St. Bernard Parish Film and TV Department was awarded a Gold Telly for the History of the De La Ronde Plantation piece that is currently airing on the government access channel. 

For the past 40 years, the Telly Awards has annually showcased the best work created within television and across video, for all screens. Receiving over 12,000 entries from all 50 states and 5 continents, Telly Award winners represent work from some of the most respected advertising agencies, television stations, production companies and publishers from around the world. 

The Telly Awards are judged by members of the Telly Awards Judging Council, a group of over 200+ working industry who have previously won the Telly Awards highest accolade and as such, have demonstrable expertise in the categories they review.

Previous Telly Award winners include AOL Studios, BET Networks, Bloomberg, CBS Interactive, Comcast, Conde Nast, Discovery Communications, ESPN, Fox, HBO, Hearst, Microsoft, MLB, NBC, The History Channel, Time Warner, Viacom and WSJ. In the general history category, there were 2 gold winners, 13 silver winners and 17 bronze winners. 

The history piece can be viewed on the government access channel or on the St. Bernard Parish Government YouTube channel at