Josh Jones Celebrated
Assistant videographer and sound producer, Josh Jones, son of Locust residents Gwen and Steve Jones, had a video take top honors in an international awards program. Jones is a graduate of N.C. School of the Arts. The promotional video for Healing Seekers, is a web and TV documentary series devoted to the exploration of teh health and healing traditions around teh globe, took top honors in the Telly Awards, a program for film and video.
The Telly award-winning video spotlighted a recent trek to Madagascar where Malagasy healers with an intimate knowledge of the healing power of local plants were interviewed.
This year’s Telly Award drew more than 13,000 entries. Winners include companies, agencies and organizations of all sizes, from small ad agencies and local video producers to large organizations with well-recognized brand names including the Golf Channel, NASA, National Geographic, PBS, ESPN and Pepsi among other. The Healing Seekers video competed for nonprofits.