ATLANTA — Texas A&M Athletics’12th Man Productions was awarded the top award on Wednesday at a sports video symposium in Atlanta for their video series produced last summer titled “Welcome to the SEC”.
The series won the category “Best Series in Collegiate Athletic Departments” as part of the College Sports Video Awards presented by Sports Video Group (SVG). The series focused on the transition of Texas A&M to the Southeastern Conference highlighting the Aggies rich traditions, school spirit, along with its athletic success featuring A&M coaches, teams, and players.
The Aggies won top honors competing against other finalists including the University of Mississippi, University of Minnesota, Penn State and the University of Illinois. The SVG organization supports the sports video professional community and hosts an annual symposium at which the awards ceremony is held to honor the best in sports video productions. 12th Man Productions producers Charlene Callaway, Cade Key and Brandon Law were on hand to accept the award on behalf of the Aggies.
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“I’m excited for our entire staff; this project was truly a team effort,” Buddy Kimberlin, TV Production Manager for 12th Man Productions said. “With the transition to the SEC, we wanted to come up with a series to excite our fans as well as show other SEC schools what Texas A&M is really all about.”
Texas A&M’s 12th Man Productions has been recognized with numerous honors including several Telly Awards for its 2009 Documentary “The Burning Desire”.
The athletics production team annually produces all the video board content at A&M home sports venues as well as supporting the various video productions needs of Aggie Athletics.