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WEDU PBS Honored with Griot Drum Award for TV Feature Reporting
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Pictured: President of Tampa Bay Association of Black Journalists Jasmine Styles and our Dalia Colon accepting the award on behalf of producer Laura Landry
Pictured: President of Tampa Bay Association of Black Journalists Jasmine Styles and our Dalia Colon accepting the award on behalf of producer Laura Landry.

Tampa Bay, FL – The Tampa Bay Association of Black Journalists (TBABJ) has honored WEDU PBS, West Central Florida’s PBS station, with a Griot Drum Award for TV Feature Reporting. Producer and editor, Laura Landry received the award for an episode of Greater Sarasota, titled "Living in the Moment."

Greater Sarasota is a digital docuseries from WEDU PBS exploring the captivating stories in our own backyards. Through intimate and immersive stories, Greater Sarasota celebrates the power of local community. The first season of Greater Sarasota shared the unique stories of the people behind five local arts organizations during the pandemic. The winning episode, “Living in the Moment" goes behind the curtain of Florida Studio Theatre’s Improv Program and shows what laughter can do to heal us.

Greater Sarasota – Living in the Moment

The series was produced by WEDU PBS in partnership with the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, with generous funding from the Muriel O'Neil Fund.

The Tampa Bay Association of Black Journalists hosted the Annual Griot Drum Awards to recognize the region’s best media coverage of people of color. Winners were announced at the Griot Drum Awards & Scholarship Ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 18, at The Rialto Theater, in Tampa.

Greater Sarasota

Living in the Moment

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Sneak a peek behind the curtain of Florida Studio Theatre’s Improv Program.