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Close to Home: HumanTrafficking, the Survivor Story receives 2019 Mid-AtlanticRegional Emmy®
The documentary exposes the tragic problem in our region while giving voice to recovering survivors.
Produced by eMediaWorks and aired on WLVT PBS39, Close To Home: Human Trafficking tackles the subject of human trafficking. Laura Bennett, Associate Producer noted that "Most people think that sex trafficking is something that happens in big cities or foreign countries. This documentary brings to light the fact that this horrifying crime happens right here in the Lehigh Valley. I hope the stories of the women featured in the film raise awareness and inspire our community to act against this atrocity."
Close to Home: an original 5-part series on health and wellness issues facing the Greater Lehigh Valley explores themes of Journey, Fear, Faith, Hope and Help. The series has tackled Street Medicine (2018 Mid-Atlantic Regional Emmy® Winner), Cancer Survivorship, Depression, and Changed by War PTSD in Vietnam Veterans. The series is sponsored by Lehigh Valley Health Network, Air Products and Capital Blue Cross.
This is the fifth program nominated in the 5-part series. Teri Haddad, Executive Producer added, "Our hope is that the Close to Home series brings heightened awareness to issues in our community and encourages people to take positive action and I am honored to be able to tell the stories."
To view the programs visit us at http://www.emediaworks.net
eMediaWorks is an award-winning educational media company providing consulting services for clients seeking high impact programming. The team's knowledge and expertise is communicating complex content in engaging and meaningful ways. eMediaWorks is the recipient of 11 Mid-Atlantic Regional Emmy® Awards and 27 Mid-Atlantic Regional Emmy® nominations. www.emediaworks.net
The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Mid-Atlantic Chapter, annually recognizes outstanding achievements in television and related fields by presenting Emmy® Awards in the Chapter's designated region. To learn more, https://natasmid-