On Thursday, September 19, 2013, Community Access Partners of San Buenaventura (CAPS) presented their 2013 annual Cappie Awards honoring excellence in community television.

The winner in the Arts, Culture & Music category is The Riley Real Network,
Episode 5, Eddie (Riley Real) Abbott, Producer.

The Civic & Community winner is Our Ventura, The Face of Ventura, George Alger, Producer.

The Informational & Educational award went to The Ventura County Chronicles: St. Francis Dam Disaster, Mike and Barb Natalizio, Producers.

The winner in the Inspirational & Spiritual categories went to Frank Souza and his Franks Pieces – End of Day piece. He shared the award with Kathleen Good who won for A Conversation with Uncle Chic.

Maryann Ridini Spencer took the Variety & Other award for her Simply Delicious Living July 2013 piece.

The Education & Government award for the best show on VTV Channel 15 was VC Pirate Soup, Welding and Manufacturing with Celine Park, producer.

A big thank you to MC, Tim O’Neil. Thanks as well to Tracy Lehr, Ed Summers, Shana Epstein, Jim Duran, Christy Weir and Cliff Rodrigues for presenting the awards with such flair. Thank you to the panel of judges who thoughtfully watched the programs and voted. Congratulations to all the nominees for their hard work and success.

Todd Thayer
Ed Wehan

Tim O’Neil


Informational & Educational
Shana Epstein

Arts, Culture & Music
Tracy Lehr

Civic & Community
Ed Summers

Inspirational & Spiritual
Jim Duran

Variety & Other
Christy Weir

Education & Government (VTV Ch. 15)
Cliff Rodrigues

Video Produced by: GeorgeAlger.com

2013 Cappie Awards Event (in 2 minutes)
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4 thoughts on “2013 Cappie Awards Event (in 2 minutes)

  • September 25, 2013 at 11:10 am

    Viewing this was a well-spent two minutes. Thanks, George, for showing us the spirit of the event and the essence for a local public TV station!

  • September 30, 2013 at 7:16 am

    Thank you to everyone! 🙂


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