Time Warner Cable won more awards than any other company at the Cable
Television Public Affairs Association 'Beacon Awards' ceremony, winning prizes
in 12 categories.
The MSO was followed by AT&T Broadband, which racked up 10 Beacon Awards.
Cox Communications Inc. won six; Comcast Corp. won five; and Lifetime Television
and High Speed Access Corp. each notched three Beacons. Nickelodeon took two
VH1 won the 'Golden Beacon Award,' the CTPAA's highest honor, for its 'Save
the Music' campaign. The awards were handed out at a ceremony Tuesday night.
Time Warner's prizes included an award to its Columbus, Ohio, system for an
adult literacy campaign and to its Palm Desert, Calif., system for a 'Holocaust:
Voices from the Past' special event. Time Warner's Milwaukee system won three
AT&T Broadband's awards included one for a 'Cultural Diversity: Native
American Tradition' event sponsored by its Elyria, Ohio, system. Its Riverdale,
Utah, system won an award for a drugs- and violence-prevention campaign.
Cox New Orleans won an award for its 'Get Your Vote On' campaign and its
Rolling Hills East, Calif., system won an award for sponsoring 'Mock Election
Comcast's Detroit system won an award for its 'Passport to Black History'
campaign and its Atlanta system got one for its 'Breast Cancer Awareness