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The 2010 APTS EDGE Awards

The APTS EDGE Awards are presented annually to public television stations that use digital technology, groundbreaking partnerships and educational technologies to deliver innovative services to their communities.  

Blue Ridge Public Television in Roanoke, Virginia was presented a 2010 EDGE Award for their innovative JobQuest project. JobQuest is a partnership Blue Ridge Public Television launched with 10 community partners that include Roanoke's leading local newspaper, Roanoke's top-rated commercial broadcaster, and local colleges and economic development offices to educate, empower and inspire their viewers with valuable information to find jobs during the economic recession. For more information on Blue Ridge Public Television's 2010APTS EDGE Award, click here.

WHRO of Norfolk, VA was presented a 2010 EDGE Award for promoting student learning through the Hampton Roads Virtual Learning Center. The Hampton Roads Virtual Learning Center is built upon a centralized eLearning Management System, through which WHRO maintains individual, locally branded virtual school for each of the 18 public school divisions WHRO serves. These 18 virtual schools are co-located on a single set of servers residing at WHRO. For more information on WHRO's 2010 APTS EDGE Award, click here.

Vermont Public Television was presented with a 2010 EDGE Award for their groundbreaking campaign to promote awareness of mental illness. Vermont Public Television teamed up with the University of Vermont College of Medicine, Vermont Law School and the Vermont office of the National Alliance on Mental Illness to carry out a multi-faceted, multi-platform, month-long community engagement campaign. This campaign brought together national and local television broadcast components, in tandem with web-based and community forums to create open discussions about challenges, solutions and impact of mental illness in Vermont communities. For more information on Vermont Public Television's 2010 APTS EDGE Award, click here.  

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