telly_site_bugs_silverBayonne resident Freddy Garcia Jr. a Television Editor, was awarded not one but two Telly Awards in the 34th Annual event for his outstanding work. With nearly 12,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries, this is truly an honor. In the Bronze category Freddy won for “Slauson Our Time”, a featurette on New York Jets football player Michael Slauson and his contributions to the non-profit organization Our Time, which help kids who stutter discover the power of their individual voices and gain the confidence needed to share them with the world.

In the Silver category he won for “Keller Family Fun”, a featurette on the day in the life of football player Dustin Keller and his brother. Freddy is Bayonne High School alumni who went on to study film and graduated with a BA from NJCU. He has been previously nominated for an Emmy for his editorial contributions to Sesame Street’s “Talk Listen Connect”, a series supplying resources and support for military families.