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KDMC Earns Telly Award for Women and Heart Disease

ASHLAND, KY — King’s Daughters has earned a bronze award for its DVD  “Women and Heart Disease,” in the 28th Annual Telly Awards competition. The program was written, directed and edited by KDMC’s Marketing/PR Department, and filmed and produced by WSAZ-TV, Huntington, W.Va. Danny Craig Productions of Ashland created an original soundtrack.

“Women and Heart Disease” features the stories of three local women who have battled heart and vascular disease, as well as interviews with KDMC cardiovascular specialists. The DVD also provides information about the signs and symptoms of heart attack and stroke, which can be different for women, and the latest treatment options, as well as a short video tour of KDMC’s Heart and Vascular Center.

The Telly Awards honors outstanding local, regional and cable television commercials and programs, as well as the finest video and film productions. The competition showcases the best work of respected advertising agencies, production companies, television stations, cable operators and marketing departments around the world.

This year, more than 13,000 entries were submitted from all 50 states and five continents. Entries are judged against a standard of excellence on a 10-point scale. The highest honor is the silver award, followed by the bronze. Only one in three submissions receive Telly Awards—approximately 7-10 percent of entrants earn silver awards, and 18-25 percent win bronze awards. To learn more about the competition, please visit

To request a free copy of the “Women and Heart Disease” DVD, please call 1-888-377-KDMC. You also may view the program online.

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