Glendale, AZ (PressExposure) September 02, 2008 -- CouryGraph Productions, a leading interactive media producer and Internet software developer for streaming news services, has announced it is the recipient of two Omni Awards for Spring 2008. The Omni Intermedia Awards are designed to recognize and commend the accomplishments of outstanding media production in a variety of fields, including interactive, multi-level productions and high impact presentations.
CouryGraph Productions was awarded a 2 Silver Omni awards for The Laura Graff Hit and Run Accident - Search For The Driver. One award was for News Excellence and the other Excellence in Internet Delivery of programming.
"We're very pleased with our accomplishments in this year's Omni competition, and extremely proud all of our staff and Officer Matt Barnett of the Glendale AZ , who did a wonderful narration of this call for information," said Ed Sharpe. Producer and Director of CouryGraph Productions. "It is gratifying to know that the expertise and talent of our staff has been recognized by our peers within the industry."
Sharpe recognizes that, "It is not just his and his staff's videography or the engineering and delivery of the material that make an award winning entry, so it is always nice to share the recognition with the narrator in a news story." "Many times the main on-screen personality is the PIO at an accident scene or a foreman at a construction site" Sharpe claims. In this instance, Matt Barnett, who narrated this call for action to find Laura Graff's Hit and Run Driver, is also an award recipient.
About The Omni Intermedia Awards: The Omni Awards exist to recognize outstanding media productions that engage, empower and enlighten. Patterned after the Emmy Awards, the Omni Awards committee uses a panel of three peer professionals who independently judge each entry based on a standard set of criteria for various media types across the converging fields of Film, Video, TV, Internet, Interactive Media, Animation and Audio production. The Omni Award carries with it the distinction of being chosen by industry peers as an example of excellence.
About The Laura Graff Hit and Run Accident and the search for the driver and about Laura's amazing recovery goto: http://www.glendaledailyplanet.com/public_safety.htm
About CouryGraph Productions: Ed Sharpe and CouryGraph Productions are the creator of KKAT-IPTV and Glendale Daily Planet.
Glendale Daily Planet, the parent organization of KKAT-IPTV was started in 2004 as the first community journalism news site in Glendale and perhaps all of Arizona... Serving The Metro West Side of the Valley of the Sun, Glendale Daily Planet has witnessed, participated in and recorded the further rejuvenation of the downtown core, the meteoric rise of the 'Glendale Sports Empire' and the restoration of historic sections of the town.
One aspect Sharpe is most proud of is the ability to have a continuous 24/7 stream of archived footage in the player but yet, when a special event arises, have the ability to go live interrupting the pre-programmed content to cover the event. With the advent of higher speed EVDO radio cards and compact portable satellite terminals the options are limitless. See at http://www.glendaledailyplanet.com