WPSU recognized at regional Emmys

Penn State Public Media and WPSU photographer Mark Stitzer has won a Mid-Atlantic Emmy award for individual achievement from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for work that included video clips from “Water Blues, Green Solutions,” an interactive film project about communities seeking solutions to flooding, pollution and water scarcity.

Also at the awards, announced Saturday in Philadelphia, producer Jeffrey Hughes was inducted into the Mid-Atlantic chapter’s inaugural Silver Circle Society, which recognizes members who have spent 25 years doing exceptional work in the television industry, according to a news release.

The Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards recognize excellence in programming and individual achievement in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and parts of West Virginia and Ohio.