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2011 Film/Radio/TV Winner

Alexa Elliott and WPBT2 Production Team
Alexa Elliott has been working in public broadcasting for 11 years, at both radio and TV stations in Florida and Kentucky. During this time she’s worked as a news reporter, as well as produced a wide variety of television programs ranging from historical and environmental documentaries to features for a health and an art magazine show. Her favorite subject to cover has always been nature and the environment, and she was excited to join the WPBT production team in November 2006 to work on the Wild Florida series. Over the years, Alexa has received numerous awards for her work, including a regional Edward R. Murrow Award, an SEJ Award for Reporting on the Environment, two Tellys, two SPJ awards, 11 AP awards and others. She has two degrees in Telecommunications – a Bachelor’s from Morehead State University and a Master’s from the University of Florida.

Alexa has worked as a producer/writer in the production department at WPBT2. In 2008, she created "Changing Seas," a half-hour, documentary-style science/adventure series which focuses on ocean issues and exploration. The first three Seasons aired in 2009, 2010, and 2011. Season four is currently in production. She personally produced 9 of the 12 existing episodes to date. "Changing Seas" is being distributed by American Public Television, airing in 86% of all public television markets in the U.S. and in 29 countries overseas.

From 2006 until June 2008 she worked on "Wild Florida", a series about Florida's native species and habitats, which was hosted by Hunter Reno. During this time she produced 10 episodes of this 30 part series. "Wild Florida" was also distributed by American Public Television in the U.S. and abroad.

 

Alexa Elliott

WPBT2 Production Team