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Emmy Award Nominations for The PEAK

Emmy Award Nominations for The Peak

Executive Producers Kenneth Szydlow and Ashley Russo nominated in addition to Shane Burcaw, producer and Rocky and Julia Urich of FireRock Productions.The Peak

Bethlehem, PA (08/05/2013) - Three stories featured on The PEAK, a lifestyle talk show that airs on WFMZ-TV (Channel 69) on Sunday evenings at 6:30 pm, have been nominated for Emmy Awards. "Laughing At My Nightmare," nominated for a Mid-Atlantic Emmy in the Human Interest Program Feature category (Executive Producers Kenneth Szydlow and Ashley Russo), tells the truly inspirational story of Shane Burcaw, a young Lehigh Valley resident who suffers from Spinal Muscular Atrophy.

Two other PEAK program segments were nominated for Excellence in the Photographer category, "St. Luke's Commitment to Education" and "Gift of Music."

Nominations were announced August 1, 2013 by the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The Awards will be presented Saturday, September 7, 2013, at the Sheraton Society Hill, Philadelphia, PA.

Learn more.  

To view the nominated segments, "Laughing At My Nightmare," "St. Luke's Commitment to Education," and "Gift of Music," as well as complete episodes from Season 1 and 2 of The PEAK, visit The PEAK, a Lehigh Valley based health and wellness television program, airs every Sunday at 6:30 PM on WFMZ, Channel 69.

Denise Rader
Director, Media Relations
St. Luke's University Health Network