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Student broadcasters win record 22 awards

April 09, 2012 12:00AM

Pittsburg State University broadcasting students won a record 22 awards, of which 12 were first-place awards, at the Kansas Association of Broadcasters annual student seminar held April 3 in Wichita.

“The long list of awards reflects both the quality and the dedication of the talented students we are fortunate to have in broadcasting at PSU,” said Troy Comeau, associate professor in the Communication Department. “Their hard work this past year certainly paid off.”

Undergraduate/Radio

1st place: 30 Second Commercial, PSA or Donor Announcement - Laundromat commercial, Jacob Welander, Trent Johnson

Undergraduate/TV

1st place: Station Promotion Announcement - GTV Update 7, Sydney Ward

1st place: Hard News Package - “Storm Shelter Package,” Andrew Orphin

1st place: Enterprise News Package - “Nursing Simulations,” Sydney Ward

1st place: Sportscast - “Two-Minute Drill Jan. 9,” Jake Faber

1st place: News Anchor Performance - GTV Episode #6, Tim Spears, Kelly Whitson, GTV Production & Directing, GTV Television Production Class

2nd place: 60-Second Commercial, PSA - Sustainability PSA, Brandon Sutterfield, Ashley Albright

2nd place: 30-Second Commercial, PSA - “Pitt State/Northwest Promo," Jake Spears

2nd place: Complete Live Newscast - GTV Show 9, Ashley Albright, Sydney Ward, Brandon Sutterfield, Kenny Price, Matt Henderson, Tim Spears

2nd place: Complete News Feature - Pitt State hosts "Parade of Champions," Jake Faber

2nd place: Documentary - "2011 Hall of Fame Documentary," Jake Faber

Honorable Mention: 60-Second Commercial, PSA - Drunk Driving PSA, The Devil Makes 3, Music, Seth Tomassi, Production

Honorable Mention: 60-Second Commercial, PSA - Pittsburg State OIS PSA, Matt Henderson

Honorable Mention: 30-Second Commercial, PSA - “Take Charge Kansas,” Tim Spears, Kasie Robinson, David Meyer, Larry Fleury, Steve Sutton

Honorable Mention: 30-Second Commercial, PSA - Smoke Free Campaign, Sydney Ward, Thomas Gregory, Jacob Anselmi

Graduate/TV

1st place: Station Promotion Announcement - CAPS 13 Promo, Adrien D. Stolifer

1st place: Enterprise News Package - “Professional School Counselors: Making a world of difference with students,” Adrien D. Stolifer

1st place: Sports Play-By-Play - PSU vs. ESU, Katie Swatek, Tim Spears, Sports Broadcasting Class

1st place: Documentary - “Behind Enemy Signs,” Adrien Stolifer, Claudia Alessi, Katie Swatek, Ron Pettibon.

For more information about the PSU Broadcasting program, contact Troy Comeau at 620-235-4721.

©2012 Pittsburg State University