Hot on the heels of his critically acclaimed musical, “Grace,” Nolan Williams, Jr. captured seven awards at The Telly Awards. The award-winning artistic producer, composer/lyricist, music director, and cultural curator won the awards for his NEWorks Production, “Becoming Douglass Commonwealth.”
The one-hour television special chronicles the long and complicated journey toward Washington, District of Columbia becoming our 51st state, Washington, Douglass Commonwealth.
• Best Documentary for Television
• Best News Feature for Television
• Best Direction for Television
• Best Editing for Television
• Best Writing for Television
• Best Political/Commentary for Television
• Best Government Relations for Television
The Telly Awards is one of the most prestigious honors for video and television content across all screens. It was founded in 1979 to award excellence in local, regional, and cable television commercials with non-broadcast video and television programming added soon after.