WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/TellyAwards?src=hash” target=”_blank”gt;#TellyAwardslt;/agt;–WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease
announced today its PSA, “The Race to Save Lives,” has been named a
Bronze Winner in two categories: Regional TV General-Public
Service/Social Responsibility and Regional TV General-Public
Interest/Awareness at the 40th Annual Telly Awards on May 21.
The PSA, which debuted in February to kick off WomenHeart’s 2019 Heart
Month campaign, raises awareness of the signs and symptoms of heart
disease in women and encourages viewers to take control of their own
heart health. The PSA featured three WomenHeart Champions, who
are female heart disease survivors trained by Mayo Clinic to share their
stories and educate others on heart disease in women.
“This PSA captures the spirit of our 900+ WomenHeart Champions
and underscores our belief that to win this race, we all have to do it
together,” said WomenHeart Interim CEO Kathryn Stephens. “We commend the
talent that helped this message resonate, and we are honored by this
Founded in 1979, The Telly Awards showcases excellence in video and
television content across all screens and is judged by leading experts
in media and production from Vice, Vimeo, Hearst Digital Media,
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The announcement of winners caps a yearlong celebration of The Telly
Awards’s 40th anniversary. Last year, The Telly Awards received more
than 12,000 entries from top video content producers, including Condé
Nast, Netflix, Refinery29, RadicalMedia, T Brand Studio and Oglivy &
About WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease:
WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease is
the nation’s only patient centered organization serving the nearly 48
million American women living with or at risk for heart disease—the
leading cause of death in women. WomenHeart is devoted to advancing
women’s heart health through patient support, community education and
advocacy. For more information, visit www.womenheart.org.