The PEAK TV Wins Second Emmy Award!

The Mid-Atlantic Emmy® was awarded for St. Luke’s University Health Network’s "Clinical Simulation Lab" segment
Ashley Russo, Ken Szydlow, Abigail Mutschler
Ashley Russo, Ken Szydlow, Abigail Mutschler
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BETHLEHEM, Pa. - Oct. 9, 2015 - PRLog -- After the cameras have captured the action, accolades allow the sweetness of the creation to live on. ASR Media Productions and St. Luke’s University Health Network took home a Mid-Atlantic Emmy® award for The PEAK TV’s programming in the Health/Science/Environment Feature/Segmentcategory. The awards ceremony was held on September 19, 2015 at the Philadelphia Hilton, 4200 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA.

Awards for The PEAK TV were given to Ashley Russo, Executive Producer, Ken Szydlow, Executive Producer, Abigail Mutschler, Camera/Editor. The honored segment featured Temple/St. Luke’s Medical School Clinical Simulation Lab (  The piece gives viewers a tour of the medical school’s simulation laboratory; interviews with students and physician instructors create a feel for what’s involved with becoming a doctor in the age of technology.

“It is truly and honor to be presented with this award from these two categories,” Ashley Russo, President and Executive Producer of ASR Media Productions said of the awards. “ASR Media Productions’ body of work and partnerships highlight some of the finest creativity and collaboration in the region.”

“It’s thrilling to win a second Emmy® as this award recognizes St. Luke’s continuing efforts to deliver quality health and wellness related television programming to our Greater Lehigh Valley audience,” Szydlow said.

Ashley Russo, Executive Producer for ASR Media Productions and The PEAK TV, and Ken Szydlow, Executive Producer for The PEAK TV, also received 2013 Mid-Atlantic Emmys® in the Human Interest Program Feature category for Laughing at My Nightmare, a look at life through the eyes of Shane Burcaw a blogger who lives with Spinal Muscular Atrophy.

About Ashley Russo

Ashley Russo is an Emmy® Award winning Executive Producer and President of ASR Media Productions ~ creators and producers of meaningful media including The PEAK TV, Roey’s Paintbox, Fireflies Musical Yoga, and Science Time, a co-production with PBS39.  Russo, who also hosts The PEAK TV, was honored as a 2013 "Woman of Style" by Lehigh Valley Style magazine, named one of Lehigh Valley Business magazine's "25 Women of Influence" in 2014, and is a three–time Mid-Atlantic Emmy nominee, receiving a statue in 2013.  Russo’s commitment to the community is evidenced by her active involvement as a board member of United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley, the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce Non-Profit and Business Partners Council, Wildlands Conservancy, The Auxiliary of St. Luke’s Hospital, One Saturday Program, as well as a committee member for Lehigh Valley Food and Wine Festival benefiting Northampton Community College, and Equi-librium Derby Day.

About The PEAK TV

Emmy® winning PEAK TV is a thirty-minute television program focusing on health, wellness, lifestyle and community in the Lehigh Valley.  Hosted by Ashley Russo and Mike Mittman, The PEAK TV features stories that educate and inspire viewers to be healthy and get involved!  Since its first episode in 2012, The PEAK TV has earned nominations each year, and in 2013 was awarded a Mid-Atlantic Emmy® in the Human Interest Program Feature for “Laughing at My Nightmare” featuring Shane Burcaw.  The PEAK TV airs Sundays at 6:30 PM on WFMZ-TV Channel 69 (Service Electric HD Channel 508, RCN Channel 1007), re-airing Sundays at 5:30 AM. The PEAK TV is also seen nationally on DrTV Channel Tuesday 1:00 PM EST & Friday 3:30 PM EST with LIVE broadcast available on  their website  For more information, visit

About ASR Media Productions

ASR Media Productions, creators of meaningful media such as Emmy® award winning The PEAK TV, Lehigh Valley’s premier lifestyle program airing locally on WFMZ - Channel 69 and nationally on DrTV.  Other productions include Roey’s Paintbox – Art is for Everyone, Fireflies Yoga for Kids, and Science Time, all airing on PBS39.  ASR Media Productions specializes in video and television production services, creative direction and writing, documentary story telling, commercial concept and development, event recaps, and media training as well as marketing and social media placement that complement and enhance a company’s existing efforts.   ASR Media assists in the development of effective strategies for creating relationships between businesses and their key audiences.  Each customized project is designed to meet our client’s immediate and long-term goals.

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