RESTON, Va., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Enough Is Enough®'s (EIE) Internet Safety 101® PBS Television series "Alicia's Story, Confessions of a Predator, Grooming and Risky Behaviors" was awarded an Emmy in the category Information/Instruction – Program/Special at the National Capitol/Chesapeake Bay Emmy Awards Gala held June 15, 2013 in Baltimore.
The original, four-part DVD series was produced by Enough Is Enough® President, Donna Rice Hughes, along with Mari Bonnemaison, Brooks Moore, Marissa Arbona-Ruiz and associate producer Cris Clapp Logan. Rice Hughes also received an Emmy nomination in the Program Host/Moderator category for the series. Emmy award-winning PBS Producer/Director Paul Roberts joined Rice Hughes as producer for the PBS version.
"This was a team effort and a labor of love that began in 2005 with a vision of reaching the masses to prevent Internet-initiated crimes against children via the power of media, " said Rice Hughes who served as Executive Producer. "It was a dream come true to work with our PBS partners, WCEV Richmond to reach PBS stations throughout the Commonwealth and in key markets nationally. "
"Enough Is Enough®'s Internet Safety 101® program aligns perfectly with our public television birthright to educate and inform our audiences in a relevant way. Producing this series for public television distribution has been an opportunity of a lifetime and I thank Enough Is Enough® for this opportunity along with our lead sponsor, the Verizon Foundation of Virginia," stated Paul Roberts.
"It's been an honor to work with such an amazing team on a project that focuses on protecting children. Alicia Kozakiewicz's story of survival has been a guiding force in empowering others to continue this fight," said Bonnemaison.
Enough Is Enough®, based in Reston, Virginia, is a non-partisan, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which emerged in 1994 as the national leader on the front lines to make the Internet safer for children and families. The Internet Safety 101® multimedia program and an accompanying website (www.internetsafety101.org), are designed to educate, equip and empower parents, educators and caring adults with the knowledge and resources needed to protect children from online pornography, sexual predators and cyberbullies, as well as cyber security risks and dangers related to social networking, online gaming and mobile devices.
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