Posted Date: 11/14/2022
November 14, 2022 – Amarillo ISD’s dramatic video series “Stories” earned a regional Emmy award at the 20th Annual Lone Star Emmy Awards on Saturday, November 12 in Dallas.
Amarillo ISD also received a Lone Star Emmy nomination in the Public Service Announcement category for its “Living Legends” video. As part of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Lone Star Emmy represents the most experienced and talented television professionals from all disciplines of the industry.
“Stories” received the Emmy in the Branded Content Program category. Now in its second season, “Stories” is a series of vignettes from Amarillo ISD’s Communications Department featuring insightful reflections of students and staff. The “Stories” series is directed by AISD’s Creative Visual Communications Coordinator Blake Cartrite and edited by AISD’s Creative Visual Communications Specialist Kyler Kuykendall.
This is the third Lone Star Emmy win for AISD. Previously, the original, educational children's television program "The Secret Classroom" earned a Lone Star Emmy, a Telly, and a Communicator Award in 2020, along with an Emmy in 2021.