Campus News students win NBNA, SPJ, and NATAS awards
The Northwest Broadcast News Association, the Society for Professional Journalists and the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Upper Midwest Chapter have recognized the work of several students involved with MSUM’s Campus News program with broadcasting awards. The winners were announced in Minneapolis as part of the Midwest Journalism Conference.
MSUM took home more NBNA Eric Sevareid Awards than any other college in the contest. The Campus News Sportscast took first place in the college sportscast category. Two students won multiple awards in the competition. Robert Swansen took home two first place awards, one for broadcast writing and the other for sports reporting. Kelsey Roseth took first place in the hard feature category and received an award of merit in the General News category.
Campus News students also won several awards in The Society for Professional Journalists (SPJ) Mark of Excellence Awards, including first place in the both the TV News and Feature Photography categories. SPJ Region 6 includes the states of Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. First place winners in each category advance to the national round of judging.
Two Campus News students also won Crystal Pillar Awards in the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Upper Midwest Chapter Student Awards of Excellence. Robert Swansen won in the writing category and Cole Ryg won in the Photography category.
Campus News airs weekly on Prairie Public Television at 7:00 a.m. during the spring semester and is repeated on the cable access channels in both Fargo and Moorhead. Watch one of the winning newscasts.
Horizonlins.org wins first place in NBNA awards once again
Horizonlines.org won first place in the student website category in the Northwest Broadcast News Association’s (NBNA) Eric Sevareid Awards. This is the second year in a row that Horizonlines has won first place in that competition. The NBNA region includes universities located in the states of Minnesota, North and South Dakota, Wisconsin, Iowa, and Nebraska. Students involved with Horizonlines.org also earned three awards in the SPJ Mark of Excellence Awards.
Horizonlines.org is an online magazine produced each spring by the students in MSUM’s Journalism Workshop class. The winning issue is titled “Living a Lifetime: Caring Through the End.” It is about the Hospice program and how it serves those nearing the end of their lives. This award-winning magazine can be found online.
Northwest Broadcast News Association Eric Sevareid awards MSUM winners
1st – Campus News Sportscast from 4-30-11
1st- A Sprinter\\\’s Story
1st – www.horizonlines.org
1st- Robert Swansen Compilation
1st- Kelsey Roseth, U of M Sandbaggers
Award of Merit, Alison Voorhees, NDSU Professor Sandbags
Award of Merit – Kim Kressin, High Heel Walk
Award of Merit – Kelsey Roseth, Get on the Bus
Society for Professional Journalists 2011 MSUM Winners
Online Feature Reporting
2nd: Horizonlines.org – John Enger
Online In-Depth Reporting
3rd: Horizonlines.org – Kelsie O’Keefe
3rd: Horizonlines.org – Chris Franz
General News Photography
1st: Advocate – Jessica Flemming
2nd: Advocate – Charly Haley
1st: Advocate – Grant Ertl
General Column Writing
2nd: Advocate – Matt Lech
Best All-Around Television Newscast
2nd: Campus News
3rd: Sand Madala – Lane Zyvoloski
Television Feature Photography
1st: Sign Language Workshop – Poonam Gurdhar
2nd: Sand Mandala – Kaitlyn Teske
Television News Photography
1st: NDSU Professor Sandbags – Cole Ryg
Television Sports Reporting
3rd: MSUM Spring Football – C.J. Pierre
National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Upper Midwest Chapter Student
Awards of Excellence
A Sprinter’s Story – Robert Swansen
Hippology Training at NDSU – Cole Ryg