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Jackson Hole Teams With WGBH to Bring the Science Media Awards to Boston

Jackson, WY, USA (February 10, 2014) — Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival is partnering with WGBH Boston, the largest content producer for PBS and longtime producer of the acclaimed science documentary series NOVA, to bring the Jackson Hole Science Media Awards and Symposium to Boston, the hub of the nation’s scientific, research and technological community.

“The Science Media Awards are unique in the business. There are other festivals and gatherings that focus on science, but the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival’s symposium goes a step further by bringing scientists, producers, filmmakers and thought leaders together to talk about the most important topics in science and the innovative trends driving discovery. WGBH is proud to partner with the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival to facilitate this important conversation in Boston,” said Jonathan Abbott, WGBH’s president and CEO.

More than 300 filmmakers and science media stakeholders will convene over three days in September at networking and professional development events at a number of venues in Boston and Cambridge. Select film screenings, filmmaker discussions and high-profile keynotes from members of the scientific and film community will be open to the general public and sessions will be recorded for international distribution over the Web.

CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL JH Science Media Awards & Symposium Press Release.  For more information on the event, which will take place September 17-19, 2014 in Bostonvisit the Jackson Hole Wildlive Film Festival website

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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