It was recently announced that the Oklahoma Educational Television Authority’s (OETA) program, Back in Time, will be honored with the Best of Show award for Long-Form General Programming by the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters (OAB).
The episode of Back in Time being honored is titled Talking Leaves and delves into the mystery, brilliance and influence of the creator of the Cherokee alphabet, Sequoyah. Back in Time is written and produced by Robert Burch. Ryan Lorg is the series’ videographer and editor.
“It’s truly and honor to receive this recognition from OAB,” said Burch. “Back in Time always offers us an opportunity to tell a fascinating story. Ryan and I both are continually amazed at how rich and fascinating Oklahoma’s history can be. We’re never at a loss for subjects to explore.”
The awards ceremony is scheduled for Friday, April 5 at the Skirvin Hotel in Oklahoma City.
“We at OETA are honored by this award from the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters,” said Polly Anderson, executive director, OETA. “Back in Time – Talking Leaves continues OETA’s sixty-plus year history of documenting Oklahoma history as part of our service to the people of Oklahoma. We’re grateful to the OAB for their recognition of the good work continuously coming from the talented staff at OETA.”
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