PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla., March 28, 2017 – Panama City Beach’s fishing and coastal lifestyle TV show “Chasin’ the Sun” has been awarded with a Silver Telly in the Travel/Tourism category for the 2017 Telly Awards. “Chasin’ the Sun” is currently in its second season and airs Sunday mornings at 8:30 a.m. EST / 7:30 a.m. CST on Destination America network, which reaches approximately 56 million U.S. households.
“With past winners including popular shows on major networks including Time Warner, HBO, Fox and NBC, among others, we are honored and thrilled to have received a Silver Telly for ‘Chasin’ the Sun,’” says Visit Panama City Beach President and CEO Dan Rowe. “The exciting fishing and outdoor activities available here certainly make for beautiful television.”
Founded in 1979, the Telly Awards honor outstanding local, regional and cable TV commercials and programs; the finest video and film productions; as well as web commercials, videos and films. Winners represent the best work of the most respected advertising agencies, production companies, television stations, cable operators and corporate video departments in the world. On average, the Telly Awards receive over 13,000 entries annually from all 50 states and numerous foreign countries. Less than ten percent of entries are chosen as winners of the Silver Telly, the highest honor.
“Chasin’ the Sun” is produced by Visit Panama City Beach with support from sponsors including national brands such as AFTCO, Yo-Zuri, MarineMax, Sperry, Shimano, Costa, Jackson Kayaks, YETI and ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals. Local sponsors are Half Hitch, Hy’s Toggery and Pirate’s Cove Marina.
For more information on “Chasin’ the Sun”, visit www.ChasinTheSunTV.com.
About Panama City Beach
Panama City Beach is situated on 27 miles of sugar-white sand beaches bordering clear, emerald-green waters where the Gulf of Mexico and St. Andrew Bay converge. With 320 days of sunshine annually and attractions such as St. Andrews State Park and Pier Park, the region has long been favored by travelers seeking an affordable beach vacation with year-round offerings for families, couples, groups and adventure-seekers. These include championship golf courses, spas, sporting events, award-winning dining and diverse recreational activities. In addition, Panama City Beach’s Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport offers non-stop flights on Delta Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and United Airlines. For more information, call 850-233-5070 or visit the official website of the Panama City Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau at http://www.