New Hampshire PBS Honored with Awards at NHAB’s Virtual Awards Ceremony

(November 1, 2021) Durham, NH - New Hampshire PBS received one first place and four merit awards during the recent New Hampshire Association of Broadcasters (NHAB) Granite Mikes virtual event where NHAB leadership honored the member stations for their hard work.

NHPBS received a first place Sports Feature for the program WINDOWS TO THE WILD: HIGH PLACES. The show profiles rock climbing guides Jon and Laura Sykes who take host Willem Lange to the Notches where they show how to enjoy New Hampshire's landscape from the face of Echo Crag. The couple demonstrates the skill it takes to climb NH's breath-taking cliff faces and talk about how other people can experience it (Willem Lange, Host; Phil Vaughn, Producer/Editor; Steve Giordani, Producer/Videographer; Adam Goodine, Videographer; Joe Klementovich, Videographer/Photographer/Rock Climber). Watch online at

WINDOWS TO THE WILD received a Feature Story merit award for the story WINTER IN THE WHITE MOUNTAINS. Outdoor Afro volunteer leader Mardi Fuller takes viewers on a winter hike to the summit of some of New Hampshire's most spectacular four-thousand foot mountains. (Willem Lange, Host; Phil Vaughn, Producer/Editor; Steve Giordani, Videographer/Producer; Joe Klementovich, Videographer/Photographer).

You can watch it online, anytime at

The NHPBS special documentary series ROADS TO RECOVERY received a Documentary News merit award for the episode KEEPING VETERANS WELL where we look at the problem of substance use disorders among New Hampshire's veteran population and go beyond the problem to focus on solutions. (Phil Vaughn, Producer/Editor; Steve Giordani Videographer/Editor; Jennifer Rooks, Host; Schuyler Scribner, Graphics)

All of the ROADS TO RECOVERY programs can be found online, anytime. You can watch KEEPING VETERANS WELL online at

NHPBS’ newest digital online series THE STATE WE’RE IN received a Digital Media merit award. Hosted by Granite State News Collaborative Director Melanie Plenda and produced in partnership with Franklin Pierce University, THE STATE WE’RE IN explores solutions to some of the Granite State’s most important stories and highlights how local communities and economies are coping and thriving in NH. (Melanie Plenda, Host; Dawn DeAngelis, Producer; Kristen Nevious, Director; Ben Sparling, Editor)

THE STATE WE’RE IN can be found online at

And New Hampshire PBS also received recognition for a Station Promotional Announcement which highlights the various local programs and services NHPBS offers to everyone in the Granite State (Kathleen Young, Producer/Editor).

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