Stories are how people communicate, how they learn, and how they get things done. But don't take our word for it. Your peers are already harnessing the power of stories.

For the Future

We helped the Penn State Office of University Development create a series of videos and national broadcast spots to support the most ambitious fundraising campaign in Penn State history.

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Telling Amy's Story

We produced a 60-minute documentary on domestic violence with accompanying educational materials.

  • 5.5 Million People Reached in 104 Countries
  • Broadcast on PBS in 45 States
  • 45,000+ Unique Visitors to the website
  • 150+ Community Events Reached 30,000+ People
  • Media mentions include Huffington Post, US Weekly, and Ladies Home Journal

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World on Trial

With Penn State Law and the School of International Affairs, we are producing a public TV and multimedia series to elevate public awareness of important human rights issues and the international treaties that govern them.

  • Filming has already occured in Scotland, Turkey, and Israel.
  • Participants include Cherie Booth (Blair), Charles Ogletree, Rémy Schwartz, and Ambassador Richard Butler.

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Geospatial Revolution

With advisors from Penn State's College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, we created a website and web-based serial episodes on geospatial technology. Periodic video releases began in September 2010.

  • 110,000+ views of videos online
  • Traffic from 163 Countries
  • Media mentions include msnbc.com, Fast Company, and About.com
  • Customized "Penn State version" to air on The Big Ten Network in February 2011

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Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital

To better meet the health care needs of families in central Pennsylvania, we produced a campaign video to help raise the funds necessary to build a new state-of-the-art home for pediatric medicine at Penn State Hershey Medical Center.

  • Earned Group on Institutional Advancement (GIA) Award of Excellence 2010
  • Critical piece in maintaining campaign momentum and securing additional funding for the $65 million dollar project, which broke ground in November 2010

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Awards

Regional Emmy Award

Mid-Atlantic Emmy

Entertainment, 2010
Music from Penn State: Music Theatre Spotlight

Documentary, 2010
Out in the Silence
Produced by QWaves with support from WPSU

Documentary, 2009
Making the Blue Band

Education/Schools, 2009
Cook Like a Chef

Sports-Program Series, 2008
Courtside with Coquese

Telly Award

Telly Awards

2010 - Silver Telly
Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital Building Campaign Video

2009- Bronze Telly
Making the Blue Band

2007- Silver Telly
Penn State College of Communications Recruiting Video

2007- Bronze Telly
Independent Oil: Rediscovering America's Forgotten Wells

Communicator Award

Communicator Awards

2007 Award of Excellence, Documentary
Independent Oil: Rediscovering America's Forgotten Wells

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“As an Alum, employer of Penn State graduates, and a long time member of the Outreach Advisory Board, I have watched the evolution of public media at Penn State.  With the power of, and focus on media in our world today, I have come to deeply appreciate the immense value that Penn State Public Broadcasting brings to the University.  Their power to tell stories has become a remarkable strategic asset for promoting, engaging, and advancing Penn State.”

Steve Brinch
VP for HR Services, Lockheed Martin

“I was very impressed with the high production value of Liquid Assets. I heartily congratulate you on such fine work on very important subject matters.”

Christopher Klatman
Emmy-Nominated Film Composer

“[Your video was] uniquely beautiful and artistic and captivating. I have seen other videos about the Susquehanna [and the Chesapeake], but none that impressed me as much as yours.”

Susan Obleski
Susquehanna River Basin Commission

“Great work . . . You captured the true essence of engagement and its transformative power.”

Craig D. Weidmann
Vice President for Outreach

“Feedback on the African American Chronicles website has been nothing but outstanding! Thank you for putting the obvious time and attention needed to make this extraordinary.”

Darryl Daisey
Penn State African American Chronicles