Student News Competition

Student News Competition
Best of Festival Television
:    Matt Rascon, Brigham Young University; The Road (TV Feature)

Best of Festival Radio:           Cooper Rummell, Arizona State University; Maricopa County Jail Flags (Radio Hard News Reporting)

Best of Festival Newscast:     Spring 2013 Staff, The Pennsylvania State University; Centre County Report (Television Newscast)

Radio Feature Reporting
1st Place:             Jessica Murri, University of Montana; Taxidermy Bootcamp

2nd Place:           Dan Lane, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill; Bird-cams Aim to Explain Peacocking

3rd Place:            Brianna Sacks, University of Southern California; Leimert Park's World Stage Fights Extinction

Honorable Mention:       Caiti Currey, Arizona State University; YouTube Guru

Radio Hard News Reporting
1st Place:             Mark Haywood, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill; North Carolina leading state Human Trafficking

2nd Place:           Brandon Kinnard, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh; UW-Oshkosh Coach in Boston Marathon

3rd Place:            Caiti Currey, Arizona State University; Playworks

Honorable Mention:       Patrick T. Malowski, State University of New York, College at Oswego; Harlem Shake Translation Controversial

Radio Newscast
1st Place:             James Kaminsky & Andrew Tie, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill; Carolina Connection

2nd Place:           Jackson Baird, Rowan University; A Community Affair

3rd Place:            Katherine Davis, Jerome Campbell, Denise Guerra & Graham Clark, University of Southern California; Annenberg Radio News

Honorable Mention:       Maddie West, University of Southern Indiana; The Edge Radio News Update

Television Feature Reporting
1st Place:             Meghan Reistad & Emilio Ramos De Jesus, St. Cloud State University; Giving By the Gallon

2nd Place:           Meredith Dean, The University of Georgia; America's Stonehenge

3rd Place:            Dustin Askim & Max Barnum, University of Montana; PEAS Farm

Honorable Mention:       Jenna Jaynes, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Nebraska's First Male Color Guard Lives his Dream

Honorable Mention:       Nick Minock & Vicki Ikeogu, St. Cloud State Univeristy; Rocorri High School

Television Hard News Reporting
1st Place:             Kristina Zverjako, Arizona State University; Immigration Partner

2nd Place:           Ali Monsen, Brigham Young University; Paraglider's Predicament

3rd Place:            Julian Glover, University of Miami; Tracking Florida's Promise

Honorable Mention:       Vivian Padilla, Arizona State University; Online Sex Demand

Honorable Mention:       Tommy Townsend, University of Alabama; Drownings on the River

Television News Anchor
1st Place:             Johanna Rojas, The Pennsylvania State University; Johanna Rojas Anchor Reel

2nd Place:           Caiti Currey, Arizona State University; Caiti Currey

3rd Place:            Natalie Davis, St. Cloud State University; Natalie Davis

Honorable Mention:       Gabriela Rodiles, Arizona State University; Gabriella Rodiles News Anchor

Television Newscast (airing 3 days per week or less)
1st Place:             Emilio Ramos De Jesus, Emily Haeg & Alyssa Tryggeseth, St. Cloud State University; UTVS News en Espanol

2nd Place:           Brenna Cukier, Madison Morgan, Kiara Palmer & Landon Dowdy, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill; Carolina Week

3rd Place:            Zoya Popova, Palomar College; North County News Show 5/7/13

Honorable Mention:       Emily Dick, West Virginia University; WVU News Special Edition-College Campus

Honorable Mention:       Ezra Van Den Einde, Minnesota State University Moorhead; Campus News

Television Newscast (airing 4/5 days per week)
1st Place:             Leah Carr & Josh Nguyen, St. Cloud State University; UTVS News

2nd Place:           Aaron Greene, Blane Skiles, Brianna Whaley & Katelyn Murray, University of North Texas; ntTV Nightly News

3rd Place:            WUFT NEWS Student Staff, University of Florida; WUFT News First

Honorable Mention:       Ed Horan, Sean Siciliano & the News 7 production team, Lyndon State College; News 7 at 5:30

Honorable Mention:       Lauren King, Madeline Stebbins & Kenzie Clark, University of Oklahoma; OU Nightly

Television Weathercaster
1st Place:             Shelby Latino, Mississippi State University; December 12, 2013 – WCBI

2nd Place:           Hayden Nix, Mississippi State University; Campus Connect November 18th, 2013

3rd Place:            Katie Western, University of Oklahoma; Katie Western – Weathercaster

Honorable Mention:       Marissa Scott, Arizona State University; Cronkite News Weathercaster Marissa Scott