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7-11-13 Loma Linda University Health Wins Five Emmy® Awards
Loma Linda 360's third year to win the Emmy®
|LLUH’s advancement films team displayed their five, shiny, new trophies on the red carpet after the 39th Annual Pacific Southwest Emmy® Awards on June 15 in Las Vegas, NV. From left to right: Cosmin Cosma, Melody George, Patricia Kelikani, Kelly Phipps and Michael Wolcott.
“My team and I were honored to be recognized for the work that we do,” said advancement films director, Patricia Kelikani. “We have an awesome opportunity to share the stories of those who face challenges that life has thrown their way and the people who help them through it. They invite us on their journey in an effort to give hope to others, and we are inspired by them every day.”
“Loma Linda 360” was nominated seven times this year. The winning episodes and awards were:
- “Beating Cancer” - magazine program/special category
- “Heart to Heart” - health/science program category
- “End It Now: A Look Into Preventing Child Abuse” - public/current/community affairs category
- “Who I am” - human interest category
- “Can You See My Pain” - informational/instructional category
This is the show’s third year to win Emmy® Awards. The last season earned Emmys in four categories, and season two swept its categories by taking home three gold trophies.
Season four of “Loma Linda 360” aired last year on the PBS affiliate, KVCR and KVCR-DC as well as the CBS and ABC affiliates in the Palm Springs area. It is currently airing on Hope Channel and Loma Linda Broadcasting Network, and can be viewed online at llu.edu/360, http://www.youtube.com/LLUHealth, and https://vimeo.com/channels/lomalinda360.
Advancement films is currently in production on a new show called “Life on the Line” that is being planned for release on PBS stations nationally.
The purpose of the Emmy® Awards is to recognize outstanding achievements in television by conferring annual awards of merit in the Pacific Southwest region, which includes San Diego, Bakersfield, Palm Springs, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Santa Maria, California, and Las Vegas, Nevada. The annual presentation of these awards is intended to be an incentive for the continued pursuit of excellence for those working in television and to focus public attention on outstanding cultural, educational, technological, entertainment, news and informational achievements in television.
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About Loma Linda University Health (LLUH)
Loma Linda University Health includes Loma Linda University's eight professional schools, Loma Linda University Medical Center's six hospitals and more than 900 faculty physicians located in the Inland Empire of Southern California. Established in 1905, LLUH is a global leader in education, research and clinical care. It offers over 100 academic programs and provides quality health care to 40,000 inpatients and 1.5 million outpatients each year. A Seventh-day Adventist organization, LLUH is a faith-based health system with a mission "to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ."