Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Media Access Awards 2007

"Since 1978 the California Governor's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities has been honoring the entertainment
and media industries with the Media Access Awards


Recipients are honored for their efforts in promoting:

Awareness of the Disability Experience
Accurate Character Portrayals
Innovative Themes
Accessibility
Increased Employment in the Industry
Non-traditional Casting
Depiction of the Diverse American Scene"
-via their website

Actor Jim Troesh received the Michael Landon Award at the 2007 Media Access Awards, held at the Globe Theater at Universal Studios on October 14, 2007, in Universal City, California. Jim, who starred in Highway to Heaven, advocates for people with disabilities. He also directs and stars in The Hollywood Quad videos, available for viewing on YouTube, and is working on a pilot for a TV series on the Hollywood Quad. He also wrote the recent theatrical release about a black Jesus, "Color of the Cross." (You can visit Jim's site by clicking above.)

Congratulations, Jim!

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