2018 CAMMY AWARDEES
Innovation Award for TV
Talking the Walk
A transparent forum for Christians to share their stories, talents and gifts to win souls for Christ.
Innovation Award for Radio
Atrévete Radio Special
One-hour radio special of Atrévete sharing stories in both English and Spanish, serving multiples communities and expressing the nuances of what it means to be bilingual and multicultural in Philadelphia and in America. This bilingual special explores social commentary, art, and healing through multiple perspectives and voices.
Presence Award for TV
The Trudy Haynes Show
Both entertaining and educational, this is a weekly variety reporting show emphasizing information for healthy, empowered living.
Expression Award for Radio
An in depth examination of African-American feature films, an art genre that is often overlooked.
Excellence in Production for TV
Optical Toys, Episode: "The Outsiders"
A collection of six animated and live-action films about the plight and lives of people and their circumstances outside society's status quo.
Excellence in Curation for Radio
Jazz From An Eclectic Mind
H. Alonzo Jennings
A curated exploration of jazz collected and presented through historical, chronological, and personal storytelling.
Civic Engagement (TV and Radio)
Community Responder Award
Youth Powered Media Vol. 12
Youth Participants: Devontay Crawford, Khandace Mitchell, Cindy Pham, Nicole Rouse & Torey Smith
PhillyCAM youth media members cover The March for our Lives student walkout, an historic event for the youth-aged generation bringing attention to gun violence in schools.
Rhonda Gibson-Phifer (TV)
A community talk show offering those feeling unheard a voice responding to current events.
Democratic Values (TV and Radio)
David Block (TV)
This documentary shows how learning to care for and ride horses will improve one's quality of life, through physical and emotional therapy.
Sunday Evenings, Segment: "Cell Phone Tracking and Your Privacy"
Lisa Barnes (Radio)
News program exploring cell phone privacy tips, tracking and its legalities by examining how and why companies and the authorities are able to access this information.
Black SciFi TV
Maurice Waters and Lisa Barnes
Black Sci-Fi TV planned and documented the first ever collaboration of the best in Black Geekdom. With over 1,000 people in attendance, this all-day celebratory event was emceed by BlackSci-FI TV correspondents and featured a cosplay parade, presentations, Black Panther film screening, and panel discussion.
VIJAY MOHAN SPIRIT AWARD
The Vijay Mohan Spirit Award, selected by the staff in memory of PhillyCAM staff member Vijay Mohan who was tragically killed in a bicycle accident in 2015, was given to Delmer Gill also know as Chef Trek.
Delmer developed his media skills under the guidance of Vijay Mohan and featured him as a special guest on his PhillyCAM television program Chef Trek Adventure Series. The program’s theme is is Fun, Food, Faith and Family. Chef Trek cooks cuisines using herbs and spices that can be bought at most neighborhood groceries and markets, and teaches in his show that cooking can be a fun and exciting experience every time.