Since 2006 Towne Group professionals have earned
more than forty-five national and regional awards

 

2013

Leadership Howard County “Unsung Hero”

Anne Towne, Towne Group President

2012

Thomas Jefferson Award- Outstanding Flagship Television Program

United States Department of Defense

2007-2012

Thirty Emmy Awards from the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences

National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter

2010

Communicator Award of Distinction

Telly Award for documentaries

Videographer Award of Distinction

2007-2008

Eight Promax/Broadcast Designers Assn (North America) Awards

2006

National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors Government Programming Award.

 

Honors & Recognition

EMMY: Community/Public Service (PSA)

“Last Full Measure: Arlington National Cemetery”

 
Creative Director: Jaymin Patel
Producer: David Walton
Editor/Compositing: Greg Compton
Audio Mix/Sound Design: Alan Gaffere
 
For 150 years, Arlington National Cemetery has served as a shrine to those who made the ultimate sacrifice. Working directly with ANC’s public affairs staff, Towne Group created a moving video campaign to underscore the importance of the anniversary and all that it represents. Videography and post-production were executed by Towne Group, including field production within the cemetery grounds.

https://vimeo.com/126269726

Leadership Howard County

Anne Towne – “Unsung Hero”

 
Anne, Towne Group’s President and lead consultant in our Management Division, was named 2013’s Unsung Hero by Leadership Howard County, an organization dedicated to empowering leaders to transform the community. At LHC’s Annual Awards Dinner in June, Anne was recognized for working “behind the scenes to serve the community, recognizing that service is its own reward.”

EMMY: Commercial – Single Spot

“Stars and Stripes Tablet Edition”

 
Creative Director : Jason Stoughton
Writer/Producer/Director: David Walton
Coordinating Producer: Kristy Jones
Editor/Visual Effects: Greg Compton
Audio Mixer/Sound Designer: Alan Gaffere
 
A promotional spot for the tablet computer edition of the iconic military newspaper in continuous publication since 1861.

https://vimeo.com/95285553

EMMY: Public/Current/Community Affairs

“Raising Oliver”

 
Producer: Terese Schlachter
Videographer: Steve Greisiger
Editor: Joe Braband
 
“Raising Oliver” chronicles the volunteer efforts of a group of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans in Baltimore’s tough Oliver neighborhood, where they have taken on the mission of rehabilitating a neighborhood notorious for its flourishing drug trade and high homicide rate. The show aired on the Pentagon Channel.

https://vimeo.com/66119360

EMMY: Promotion Program Single Spot

“The Long Road Home”

 
Producer: Kristy Jones
Editor: Caroline Allnutt
Graphics: Jinne Hassan
 
Promo for “The Long Road Home”, a documentary program about the struggles of a growing population of female veterans facing personal challenges like homelessness, military sexual trauma and PTSD. The Pentagon Channel.

https://vimeo.com/66148384

EMMY: Interstitial

“Think About”

 
Creative Director: Jason Stoughton
Motion Graphics: Wayne Lewis
Editor: John Kim
Audio Mix: Alan Gaffere
 
A series of animated short features explaining science facts for children, in this case Foucault’s Pendulum and its demonstration of the earth’s rotation. Aired on American Forces Network and the Pentagon Channel.

https://vimeo.com/66147412

EMMY: Community/Public Service Campaign

“More Isn’t Better”

 
Creative Director: Jason Stoughton
Producer/Writer: Lee Whitman
DP: Jaymin Patel
Editor: John Kim
Audio Mix: Alan Gaffere
 
A PSA campaign for Prescription Drug Awareness. The American Forces Network and the Pentagon Channel.

https://vimeo.com/123971128

Thomas Jefferson Award: Outstanding Flagship Television Program for the U.S. Department of Defense

“Dunes of Defense”

 
Producer/Writer: Steve Fluty
Videographer:Steve Greisiger
Editor: Joe Braband
 
Dunes of Defense” depicts the efforts of citizen soldiers to fortify the Delaware coast against the Nazi surface fleet during World War II. Aired on the Pentagon Channel.

https://vimeo.com/74676291

EMMY: Military Segment

“Rhonda Hartzel”

 
Producer/Writer Alicia Brown
Editor Yvonne McGee
Videographer Steve Greisiger
 
A Naval Officer fights cancer with optimism. Aired on the Pentagon Channel.

https://vimeo.com/42417305

Emmy: Military Program/Special

“Close Combat”

 
Producer/Writer Linda Hernandez
Producer/Writer Brigitte Lyles
Editor Les DePhillips
 
An eight week series on military combative training. Aired on the Pentagon Channel.

https://vimeo.com/42417301

EMMY: Military Program/Special

“Recon – Future Soldier”

 
Editor Joe Braband
Videographer Sean Root
 
A documentary exploring advanced re-search for the next generation of war fighters and peacekeepers. Aired on the Pentagon Channel.

https://vimeo.com/42417302

EMMY: Public Current Affairs

“Operation Oliver”

 
Producer/Writer: Terese Schlachter
Editor: Ali Jaafar
Videographer: Steve Greisiger
 
Veterans take on a stressed neighborhood in East Baltimore. Aired on the Pentagon Channel.

https://vimeo.com/42417304

EMMY: Interstitial

“Kiss”

 
Producer/Writer: David Silverstein
Producer/Writer: Terry Turner
Videographer: Arik Dashevsky
 
Band members talk about their troop support program. Aired on the Pentagon Channel.

https://vimeo.com/42417306

EMMY: Community Public Service

“Cents”

 
Producer/Writer: Lee Whitman
Producer/Writer: Jason Stoughton
 
A PSA campaign promoting features of the post 9/11 GI Bill. Aired on American Forces Network and the Pentagon Channel.

https://vimeo.com/124220370

Telly Award

Documentary- “The Promise of Africom”

 
A documentary telling the story of the creation of the first military command specifically committed to the African continent. For the Pentagon Channel.

https://vimeo.com/92240934

EMMY:Communicator Award

Award of Distinction- “Afghanistan: A Strategy of Commitment”

Videographer Award

Award of Distinction- “Afghanistan: A Strategy of Commitment”

 
Winner 2010 Communicator Award of Distinction and Videographer Award of Distinction. Soldiers Radio and Television and the Pentagon Channel.

https://vimeo.com/92234256

EMMY: News Special

“Souls of Valor”

 
A series of short videos honoring military heroes that gave their lives in the line of duty, earning the military’s highest awards for valor. For the Pentagon Channel.

https://vimeo.com/92234257

EMMY: Sports – One-Time Special

“RECON: Game On”

 
Part of the RECON documentary series, Game On tells the stories of soldier athletes and their quest for greatness. For the Pentagon Channel.

https://vimeo.com/92245924

Emmy: Community/Public Service (PSAs) Single Spot

“After Deployment”

 
This PSA was part of a public service campaign designed to promote awareness of services available to military members and their families returning from forward deployment. For the American Forces Network.

https://vimeo.com/126204560

EMMY: Community/Public Service (PSAs) Campaign

“Suicide Prevention”

 
PSA campaign promoting services available to veterans and active service members prompted by high rates of suicides in the armed forces. For the American Forces Network and the Pentagon Channel. Written and Produced by Jaymin Patel.

EMMY: Musical Composition/Arrangement

“Suicide Prevention”

 
Towne Group Sound Designer and Composer Alan Gaffere won this Emmy Award for the composition and sound mixing for this PSA campaign airing on American Forces Network.

https://vimeo.com/92289378

EMMY: Photographer ‐ Program (Non‐News)

“Warrior Care”

 
Jaymin Patel’s camera skills earned him recognition for these vignettes about the people who care for the wounded. Produced by Towne Group’s PSA Production Unit working for the American Forces Radio and Television Service.

https://vimeo.com/126271382

EMMY: Writer ‐ Short Form

“Chicken Knows Best: Flu Vaccine”

 
Jason Stoughton’s PSA campaign for the American Forces Network. Eye catching animation telling important information in an entertaining fashion. For the American Forces Radio and Television Service.

https://vimeo.com/29389296

EMMY: Director ‐ Post Production

“Composite”

 
Jason Stoughton won this Emmy Award for his creative direction of Towne Group’s PSA Production Unit for American Forces Radio and Television Service.

EMMY: Graphics/Animation

“Composite”

 
Towne Group’s Senior Graphic Designer Samantha Yoo won this Emmy Award for her artistic contribution to the PSA Production Unit for the American Forces Radio and Television Service.

EMMY: Promotion – Single Spot

“Grill Sergeants”
 
Towne Group’s program production unit produced this promo highlighting an educational weekly program as part of the lifestyle programming effort for the Pentagon Channel. Written and produced by Jaymin Patel.

https://vimeo.com/130452605

EMMY: Program – Single Spot

“Perilous Journey”

 
A series of documentary programs covering the Coast Guards mission protecting our boarders, fighting the drug trade and helping stranded vessels in the open sea.

https://vimeo.com/92790819

EMMY: Editor: Short Form, Composite

For the American Forces Network and the Pentagon Channel.

EMMY: Writer: Short Form, Composite

For the American Forces Network and the Pentagon Channel.

EMMY: Community/Public Service Campaign…“Ultimate Sacrifice”

Short form tributes to the fallen. For the Pentagon Channel.

EMMY: Topical – “RECON: Perilous Journey”

For the Pentagon Channel.

EMMY: Community/Public Service (PSAs) – Single Spot

“I Did Nothing”

 
A powerful public service campaign promoting awareness of the issues of sexual abuse. For the American Forces Network and the Pentagon Channel.

https://vimeo.com/92516938

EMMY: Commercial – Single Spot

“We Love Games”

 
A spot campaign promoting the Stars and Stripes newspaper. For American Forces Network and the Pentagon Channel.

https://vimeo.com/92517440

EMMY: Audio: Post Production – Composite

Alan Gaffere For American Forces Network and the Pentagon Channel.

EMMY: Writer: Short Form – Composite

Jason Stoughton For the American Forces Network and the Pentagon Channel.

Promax North America

Silver – Interstitial Promotainment – “Serving Those Who Serve”

 
David Mays for the Pentagon Channel.

Promax North America

Silver – Marketing Presentation, Video – “Stories Shared”

Camille Cherry for the Pentagon Channel

Cable Television Public Affairs Association

First Place, PSAs – “Retro Reminder”

A PSA campaign urging service members to vote. For American Forces Network and the Pentagon Channel.

Cable Television Public Affairs Association

Honorable Mention, Specials – “The Wounds Within”

 
A special program dealing with mental health effects of deployment. For the Pentagon Channel.

Broadcast Designers’ Association (BDA) North America

Gold Award – News, In House

 
Logos and motion graphics for the Pentagon Channel.

Broadcast Designers’ Association (BDA) North America

Gold Award – Art Direction and Design – “Happy Holidays”

 
Special holiday billboards for the Pentagon Channel.

Broadcast Designers’ Association (BDA) North America

Gold Award – Station/Channel ID – “Pentagon Channel ID”

Broadcast Designers’ Association (BDA) North America

Bronze. Award – Art Direction and Design – “Pentagon Channel Image Promo”

Broadcast Designers’ Association (BDA) North America

Bronze Award – Art Direction and Design, Topical Promo – “Battleground”

National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors Government Programming Awards

First Place – Visual Arts Category – “Pentagon Channel Graphics Compilation”

National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors Government Programming Awards

Honorable Mention: Documentary – “RECON: “To Give All That I Am”