Bishop T. D. Jakes, senior pastor of The Potter’s House was recognized with an Emmy Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Lone Star Chapter for a segment that featured the Texas Offenders Re-entry Initiative (T.O.R.I.). The annual awards gala was held last fall at Cowboys Stadium, where Jakes along with a team of producers and writers, won big in the category of Public/Current/Community Affairs – Feature/Segment.
While T. D. Jakes served as the executive producer, the award was a collaborative effort for co-executive producer, Tony Scott of The Potter’s House; producer, Sara Madsen Miller and writer, Bryan Pierre with 1820 Productions; and T.O.R.I. executive director, Tina Naidoo also a member of Jakes’ staff.
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