Posts Tagged ‘WEIU’

CMN Student Wins Regional Student Emmy Award

October 5, 2016

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Jesse Guinn has been awarded a Regional Student Emmy Award for his work as an on-air talent in Weather Forecasting and News Anchoring at WEIU-TV.

Jesse received the award last Saturday at the Mid-America Emmy Awards in Branson, Missouri.

Jesse is a senior from New Castle, Indiana and is a double major in Communication Studies and Geography, with a minor in Broadcast Meteorology.

Also, the WEIU-TV student produced nightly newscast News Watch received an Honorable Mention for Best Student Newscast in the Mid-America Region.

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Six EIU Students Win IBA Student Silver Dome Awards

October 17, 2014

Current and recently graduated EIU students won six first place awards Friday in the Illinois Broadcasters Association’s Student Silver Dome Awards Contest, a statewide contest for college broadcasters.

First place awards went to 2014 graduate Kyle Fisher (Best TV Longform Program), 2014 graduate Keith Sutterfield (Best TV Commercial), Senior Brad Kupiec (Best Radio Sports Play-by-Play), and to the WEIU-TV News WaIBA Logo tch staff for Best TV Newscast.

First place awards also went to Junior Jason Tague (Best Radio Promotion) and Junior Kelsey Zancha (Best Sales Presentation).  Jason and Kelsey received their awards for work done while they were students at Lake Land College last year.

Keith Sutterfield also took 2nd place in the TV Longform Program category, and senior Anna Richardson received 3rd place for Best On-Air Radio Personality.

The students received their awards in October at the Illinois Broadcasters Association’s annual IBA-U Conference in Chicago.