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Gil Hollingsworth

Gil Hollingsworth

Gilbert B.Hollingsworth, born Oct 15,1951, Birmingham, Ala., grew up there
High school- Marion Military Institute, Marion Ala., graduated 1969
University of Alabama, B.A. in Mass Communications

Worked at:
University Of Ala. Medical Center in Birmingham, doing medical tv for 3 yrs.
WVTM-TV in Birmingham, Ala. as news photographer for 3 yrs.
WSMV-TV in Nashville, Tenn. for 13 yrs, ended up as Assistant Chief Photog
WRAL-TV in Raleigh, N.C. for 10 yrs as news photog, I-Team photog and arial journalist
WBBJ-TV in Jackson, Tn as Chief Photographer

Awards:
George Foster Peabody Broadcasting Award
NAPTE Iris Award for health insurance documentary
National Headliner Award for spot news
Robert F.Kennedy Journalism Awards, first place
SDX Green Eyeshade Awards, first place
IRE National Award
AWRT National Citation
Five Regional Emmy Awards; two spot news stories, non-spot story, entertainment program and
investigative story

Hobbies and Interests:
snow skiing, golf, raquetball,reading, hiking, white water rafting, collect hats,political buttons and press
passes, enjoy most spectator sports- football,baseball, hockey, baskettball

Favorites:
music- country and classic rock, sport- football, vacation activity- skiing, place to vacation- Lake Tahoe
state- Wyoming, national park- Yellowstone (in winter), beach- Fort Walton Beach, food- bar-b-que,
ice cream- chocolate, cake- chocolate, pie- pumpkin, holiday- Christmas, band- The Who, movie-
Raiders of the Lost Ark, book- Lord of the Rings, tv series- Hill Street Blues

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