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St. Luke’s University Health Network and The Production Pocketknife, LLC Nominated for 3 Mid-Atlantic Emmys®
August 05, 2020

Bethlehem, PA – This evening, the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced the 2020 Emmy® nominations. During the live streamed event, St. Luke’s University Health Network and The Production Pocketknife received 3 nominations for work that aired between April 1, 2019, and March 31, 2020.


Title: Wellness 101 Show: How to Get in Shape for Summer… Fast
Category: Health / Science / Environment – Program Feature / Segment
Individual Nominees:
Ken Szydlow, Executive Producer
Steve Andrews, Producer
Jeff Hartney, Creator/Director

Title: Wellness 101 Show: What to do When Someone in Your Home is Sick
Category: Health / Science / Environment – Program Special
Individual Nominees:
Ken Szydlow, Executive Producer
Steve Andrews, Producer
Jeff Hartney, Creator/Director

Title: Wellness 101 Show: General Workplace Safety
Category: Branded Content
Individual Nominees:
Ken Szydlow, Executive Producer
Steve Andrews, Producer
Jeff Hartney, Creator/Director


In addition, Wellness 101 creator / director Jeff Hartney was nominated in the Talent – Program Host / Moderator category.

“We are extremely proud of our first co-production with Jeff Hartney and The Production Pocketknife,” says Ken Szydlow, vice president and chief marketing officer, St. Luke’s University Health Network and executive producer of Wellness 101. “This innovative show provides simple but important health and wellness information in a humorous and easy-to-watch format.”

“It’s a privilege and honor to be nominated, as well as to partner with St. Luke’s University Health Network,” adds Hartney. “It’s a pivotal time to educate our community on how to stay healthy and share important information from our healthcare experts in a way we can all relate. I look forward to expanding our audience in the future and continuing to bring this crucial information to our neighbors. It’s our hope to partner with Lehigh Valley School Districts and beyond, to educate students on the importance of health and wellness as we continue to navigate this new world. I’m honored to be a part of this great show, and it’s mission.”

The 2020 NATAS Mid-Atlantic Emmy® Awards will be held on September 19, 2020.



About The Production Pocketknife, LLC

The Production Pocketknife, LLC is a full-service film and video production company located in Lehigh Valley, PA that provides not only the highest level of quality in video production, but strategically focuses on the single most important factor of any film or video...story. Let's face it...in today's market place, everyone struggles to find that key component that will set them apart from the rest of the pack. Persuasion is the key to any business. Why is persuasion so difficult, and what can you do to get people's attention? Make an impact with a compelling story.

With a well told story, you kill two birds with one stone, by providing valuable information while captivating your viewers emotions at the same time.Hook someone with an idea that packs enough emotional punch to be memorable and your customers will be chanting your name instead of yawning and looking the other way.


About St. Luke’s

Founded in 1872,St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) is a fully integrated, regional, non-profit network of more than 16,000 employees providing services at 12 hospitals and 300+ outpatient sites. With annual net revenue greater than $2 billion, the Network’s service area includes 11 counties: Lehigh, Northampton, Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Montgomery, Monroe, Schuylkill and Luzerne counties in Pennsylvania and Warren and Hunterdon counties in New Jersey. Dedicated to advancing medical education, St. Luke’s is the preeminent teaching hospital in central-eastern Pennsylvania. In partnership with Temple University, St. Luke’s created the Lehigh Valley’s first and only regional medical school campus. It also operates the nation’s longest continuously operating School of Nursing, established in 1884, and 38 fully accredited graduate medical educational programs with 347 residents and fellows. St. Luke’s is the only Lehigh Valley-based health care system with Medicare’s five- and four-star ratings (the highest) for quality, efficiency and patient satisfaction. St. Luke’s is both a Leapfrog Group and Healthgrades Top Hospital and a Newsweek World’s Best Hospital. In 2020, two of IBM Watson Health’s 100 Top Hospitals were St. Luke’s hospitals. St. Luke’s University Hospital has earned the 100 Top Major Teaching Hospital designation from IBM Watson Health eight times total and six years in a row. St. Luke’s has also been cited by IBM Watson Health as a 50 Top Cardiovascular Program. Utilizing the Epic electronic medical record (EMR) system for both inpatient and outpatient services, the Network is a multi-year recipient of the Most Wired award recognizing the breadth of the SLUHN’s information technology applications such as telehealth, online scheduling and online pricing information. St. Luke’s is also recognized as one of the state’s lowest cost providers.