Murfreesboro CityTV Wins Two National Telly Awards

Murfreesboro CityTV receives two accolades at the 45th Annual Telly Awards.

The 45th Annual Telly Awards, which honor video and television across all screens, have recognized Murfreesboro’s government television station, CityTV, with two prestigious awards. Announced in May and officially received this month, these accolades highlight CityTV’s excellence in video production.

City Communications Director Alan Bozeman expressed his pride, stating, “We are honored to again receive the recognition for video production from the Telly Awards, the premier award honoring video and television across all screens. Congratulations to John Padgett and Michael Nevills for being honored for their work again this year. It is a tribute to their vision and talent as communicators.”

Multimedia Producer John Padgett earned a Silver 2024 Telly for his work on the “Greenways, Blueways, and Bikeways Interactive Map” PSA. Additionally, Multimedia Producer Michael Nevills received a Bronze 2024 Telly for producing the “Outdoor Murfreesboro” promotion.

The award-winning videos can be viewed on YouTube:

– “Greenways, Blueways, and Bikeways Interactive Map” here

– “Outdoor Murfreesboro” here

For a complete list of the 45th Annual Telly Awards winners, visit

The Telly Awards honor excellence in video and television and are judged by industry leaders from video platforms, television, streaming networks, and production companies. For more information, visit or contact Amanda Needham, Managing Director of The Telly Awards, at or (212) 675-3555.

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