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First Coast Success: Ray Hays, PRC Digital Media

Karen Brune Mathis

For 41 years, Ray Hays has worked behind the video camera to put his customers' names and faces in front of it.Hays has created TV broadcasts, documentaries, corporate and military training programs, commercials and much more.

LISTEN: Karen's full First Coast Success interview with Ray Hays:

For 26 years he has run a business to do it, PRC Digital Media, which began as Producers Resource Center. It's in Brooklyn at 250 Park St.

Among his titles past and present: president at PRC Digital Media; a technician at CBS Sports; special projects producer of PM Magazine at WJXT TV-4; production manager, producer, and director at WJCT TV and director at Florida Public Broadcasting.

In recognition of that, Hays, 60, won the 2013 Jacksonville Film Industry Award from Mayor Alvin Brown's Advisory Board on Motion Pictures, Television and Commercial Production.

That is in addition to the Emmy Awards and other honors that he has received over the years.

You can read a transcript of the full interview at

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