PATV Receives Two Media Awards


PATV has been recognized with two awards from the Alliance for Community Media Hometown Media Awards for 2018 held at the Hilton in Baltimore, MD. There to accept the awards was Erica Bradley, PATV Executive Director. The first award is “Overall Excellence for 2018” for the entry of “PATV’s Year in Review – 2017” which contained clips from all programming cablecast last year on PATV channels 20 (Altice/Optimum) and 37 (Verizon/Fios).
The next award is first place in the Original Drama/Comedy category for “The White Chalet” by Al Meglin given to Erica Bradley, PATV Executive Director, the late Norman Hall, Director and Marcelo Mendez, PATV Director of Technical Operations. This was the last play directed by the late Norman Hall.
PATV has been a window to the community through media since 1984 and is proud to bring quality, award winning programming to the residents of the fifteen incorporated villages of Nassau County on channels 20 (Optimum) and 37 (Verizon) streaming from and our Facebook platform: PATV – Long Island. Check them out online at, on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube as PATV Long Island and on Instagram as patvlongisland.

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Elizabeth Johnson is former editor of Manhasset Press and Manhasset Press Magazine. Growing up in nearby Garden City and attending New York University, she is well-versed in the locale and knowledgeable about the beat she covers. Her community involvement is extensive and includes the Manhasset SCA, Kiwanis International, Manhasset Chamber of Commerce, St. Mary’s Church, and various civic and local charitable organizations. Curious by nature, her travels, community service, love of the arts as well as local sports give her the inside view to unique content. During her time at Anton, she has received several awards from the New York Press Association and the Press Club of LI, including the coveted "Best Community Newspaper" several years in a row.


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