Video Featuring SJU’s Kinney Center Earns Emmy Award

Thursday, September 12, 2013

PHILADELPHIA (September 11, 2013) — A promotional video shot by local CBR Productions for Saint Joseph’s University’s Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support earned an Emmy Award from the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Academy for Television Arts. The video, shot on campus in the summer of 2012, won in the category Education/Schools, Program/Special. The award was presented to CBR Productions’ Writer/Producer Courtney Brinkerhoff along with members of the Kinney Center’s staff, at a ceremony held September 7 at the Sheraton Society Hill in Philadelphia.

“Working on this piece for Saint Joseph’s University was a privilege and wonderful opportunity to help tell the story of The Kinney Center,” says Brinkerhoff. “It is an honor to share the award with the inspiring staff, students and families.”

“CBR Productions and, in particular, Courtney Brinkerhoff and photographer/editor Rob Parker (Parker Digital), have given us a beautifully produced and immensely impactful video that allows us to share the mission and outcomes of the Kinney Center,” says Ryan Hammond, executive director of the Kinney Center. “We are grateful to the families, students and Kinney Center staff members who took the time to contribute to the video and share their stories.”

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As Philadelphia's Jesuit, Catholic University, founded by the Society of Jesus in 1851, Saint Joseph's University provides a rigorous, student-centered education rooted in the liberal arts. SJU ranks as a top university in the Northeast, with a Phi Beta Kappa chapter in the College of Arts and Sciences and AACSB accreditation of the  Erivan K. Haub School of Business. The University is also deeply committed to the Jesuit tradition of scholarship and service, earning a place on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll and the community engagement classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. With courses offered on campus and online, SJU prepares its more than 8,000 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students to lead lives of personal excellence, professional success and engaged citizenship.


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