Read: Diocese of Lansing multi-media journalist wins three global media awards

Congratulations to the Diocese of Lansing’s multi-media journalist, Matt Riedl, pictured, upon winning three prestigious Telly Awards, a global media competition which attracts over 12,000 entries from 6 continents and all 50 states. Deo gratias!

“Matt Riedl combines a great personal faithfulness to the person of Jesus Christ and his Holy Church with a great professional ability, the results of which are beautiful, powerful stories that draw souls to Christ through the medium of film,” said the Diocese of Lansing’s Director of Communications, David Kerr, May 21.

“This trio of Telly Awards both recognizes and rewards that wonderful reality. Well done Matt! May God continue to bless you and your work.”

The Telly Awards honor excellence in video and television across all screens. Founded in 1979 the Telly Awards recognize outstanding achievement across a range of mediums including local, regional and cable television as well as branded content, documentary, and social media.

The three film projects for which Matt Riedl was awarded a Telly Award 2024 in the Religion Category were:

• Portraits of the Call | Catholic Vocations Film 2023 | Find Your Purpose. Watch here.

• Diocese of Lansing Priestly Ordinations | June 10, 2023. Watch here.  

• Silent Night | Christmas 2023 with Bishop Boyea. Watch here

Have you watched these films yet? If not, do your soul a favor watch them today. And if you want to keep up to date with new content from Matt Riedl and the Diocese of Lansing Communications Department, you can join the 10,000 plus subscribers to the diocesan YouTube channel too. Click here.