Video Personality Wins Award for Patch Story

Work on Five Towns Patch story earns journalist an award from the Fair Media Council.

Stacey Sweet, the former Patch personality and current executive producer of Life is Sweet, recently won a Folio Award from the Fair Media Council (FMC) for her work on a Five Towns Patch video.

The award-winning video, "A Place Where the Sunrise Lasts All Day Long," was a look a Sunrise Day Camp, which serves children ages 3-16. The camp is provided free of charge to children being treated for cancer.

Sunrise Day Camp is run by the Barry and Florence Friedberg JCC.

Sweet wrote on her website:

We were honored with the win in the category of Feature Story, Long Form. Thank you to the Fair Media Council, Sunrise Day Camp and, of course, my super talented editor/videographer Tom Zweibel, who captured the beauty of Sunrise and shares this great honor with me. Yes, life is sweet.

According to the FMC, "Winning FMC's Folio Award is a big deal: It's a stamp of approval from the community that this is the kind of news we want and need to keep our public informed, and our community vibrant."


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