EATONTOWN, NJ--(Marketwired - Jun 16, 2015) - Yorktel's Media Services division has been nominated for an Emmy® Award for its production of the television program "American Veteran Center Honors." The program recognizes and honors American veterans of the United States Armed Forces, including some of the most decorated and distinguished veterans and active duty military personnel from World War II to the present day.

"It is an honor to share the stories of these American heroes. These brave men and women have given so much to help so many. Their stories are an inspiration to us all," said Yorktel's Executive Vice President of Media Services, Mark Maxey.

The "American Veteran Center Honors" includes tributes to legends like the Doolittle Raiders, Tuskegee Airmen and Medal of Honor recipients, to American heroes of Afghanistan and Iraq. Their stories of heroism were shared by such notable film and television personalities as Bret Baier, Lorraine Bracco, Megyn Kelly, Taylor Kitsch, Joe Mantegna, Pat Sajak, Gary Sinise, D.B. Sweeney, and Mark Valley.

The Emmy® Award is the premier television production award and is presented by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for excellence across the television industry. Awards for the National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter will be presented on Saturday, June 27, 2015. The "American Veteran Center Honors" is nominated in the category Public/Current/Community Affairs - Program/Special.

"It is truly an honor to be nominated," added Mark Maxey, "especially for a program that shares the stories of heroes like Colonel James Magellas, the most decorated officer in 82nd Airborne History, Marine Corps veteran and Medal of Honor recipient Sergeant Dakota Meyer, and SFC Joe Kapacziewski, the Army Ranger who became the first and only soldier to ever return to combat with a prosthetic limb."

Yorktel's award-winning Media Services division provides a full suite of professional media services, including television, video and film production, post-production, event management and digital media services. Yorktel staff have previously garnered multiple Emmy and Telly awards as well as other forms of industry recognition for excellence.

Yorktel is a leading global provider of UC&C, cloud, and video managed services for large enterprise and federal government customers. Founded in 1985 and headquartered in New Jersey, with offices across the US, UK, and France, Yorktel enables customers to successfully integrate video into their operations -- from video conferencing to video event production; on premise or in the cloud. Yorktel designs, integrates, and manages enterprise-wide unified communications solutions.

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Mostafa Razzak
JMRConnect (for Yorktel)