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WMUL student broadcasters named national finalist
The award was presented at the SPJ National Convention and Excellence in Journalism 2013 Conference Saturday, Aug. 24, at the Anaheim Marriott in Anaheim, Calif.
Dr. Chuck G. Bailey, professor of Radio-Television Production and Management in the W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Marshall University and faculty manager of WMUL-FM, said that the students competed with other broadcasting students who won regional first-place awards for best all-around radio newscast, from colleges and universities across the nation representing SPJ's 12 regions.
“Our radio students have established a tradition at WMUL-FM of being able to successfully compete at the national level with other student journalists,” Bailey said. “This national finalist award is further evidence of the quality of the work performed by our talented broadcasting students at WMUL-FM, the W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications, and the College of Arts and Media.”
The national finalist award-winning entry in the Best All-Around Newscast 4-year college/university category from Marshall is:
Best All-Around Newscast
The “5:00 p.m. Edition of Newscenter 88,” broadcast and made available online Friday, Feb. 24, 2012. The students who participated are Adam Rogers, producer, a senior from Charleston; Leannda Carey, co-anchor, a recent MAJ graduate from Wellsburg; Marcus Constantino, co-anchor, a senior from Bramwell; Joshua Rose, weather, a senior from Olney, Md.; and Nathan Barham, sports, a recent MAJ graduate from Youngsville, N.C.