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THREE SUNCOAST EMMY AWARDS

LPB was honored at the 41st annual Suncoast Emmy Awards


THREE SUNCOAST EMMY AWARDS
At the 41st annual Suncoast Emmy Awards ceremony Saturday night in Orlando, Florida, LPB was honored with three of these prestigious honors. The Suncoast Emmy winners were:

Documentary – Cultural:
Attakapas: The Cajun Story
This program weaves singer/songwriter Zachary Richard’s musical stage performance with archival photography and moving imagery to trace the lineage of one of America’s most unique and influential immigrant populations. Attakapas: The Cajun Story was produced by LPB’s Tika Laudun, Donald “D-Ray” Washington, and Gary Allen. It was directed and edited by Donald “D-Ray” Washington. Music director and technical design was by David Torkanowsky. Executive Producer and writer was Zachary Richard.

Interview/Discussion:
Louisiana Public Square: Black & The Blue
The shooting of an African-American male in Baton Rouge by two white police officers re-ignited a national debate on how law enforcement interacts with minority communities. Producers for Louisiana Public Square are Kevin Gautreaux and Kelly Connelly Spires. LPB President & CEO Beth Courtney, Star Hill Pastor Reverend Raymond Jetson, LSU Manship School of Mass Communication professor Robert Mann, and Southern University Director of Alumni Affairs Robyn Merrick hosted this episode.

Musical/Composition/Arrangement:
Deeply Rooted Soundtrack
Louisiana composer Mike Esneault has worked with LPB on numerous projects and documentaries.

For more information, contact Margaret T. Schlaudecker at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or (225) 767-4276.

Published: December 04, 2017
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