Congratulations to the 2019 BEA On-Location Creative Competition Award Winners! 
The following works are either an Award of Excellence or Best of Show selection in the 2019 BEA On-Location Creative Competition. The specific award distinctions will be revealed at the Friday evening awards ceremony in Boulder. 

There will be a showcase of all the winning work on Friday, October 11th and Saturday, October 12th.

Faculty Creative Competition Winners
(33% Acceptance rate)

Audio Competition
Nathan Gibbs, Abilene Christian University; Abilene Police Chief Apologizes to Family of 1922 Lynching Victim

Joe Sampson & Rosemary Pennington, Miami University; Being Muslim in the Midwest

Documentary Competition (Short Form Category)
Adam J. Kuban, Sofia Sarkar, Linnea Langkammer & Mythili Soundararajan, Ball State University; The Talk

Documentary Competition (Long Form Category)
Patricia Williamson & Eric Limarenko, Central Michigan University; Breaking the Sound Barrier

James Curry, Augsburg University in Minneapolis; masterjam

Interactive Multimedia Competition
Scott Schimmel, University of Hawaii at Manoa; Goodbye Paradise

Tina Korani & Paige Frierson, San Jose State University; School of Journalism and Mass Communication 2018- 2019 Catalog

Samuel Ebersole, Colorado State University – Pueblo; website

Narrative Film Competition
Jason Balas, University of North Texas; A Dark Matter

Aaron Schuelke, California State University, Fresno; Inheritance

News Competition
Darren Sweeney, Central Connecticut State University/NBC-CT; Climate Change: Rising Sea Levels in Connecticut

Open Competition
Ringo Jones & Tom Beuerlein, Saint Louis University; Fall Apart

Sports Competition
Steven Weiss, Colorado State University; Olivia Landis- New York Jets Reporter

Video Competition (Instructional Category)
Chandra Clark, The University of Alabama; Disaster Reporting: Beauregard, AL

Mike Igoe, Roslin Smith, Dan Northrup & Kasey Kadowsk, State University of New York at Fredonia; Interviewing: Getting the Facts, the Feelings, & the Focus

Video Competition (Promo Category)   
 Chandra Clark, University of Alabama & Scott Hodgson, University of Oklahoma; First Informers: Hurricanes Florence & Michael

Student Creative Competition Winners

Audio Competition
Madilyn Cook & Riley Lehman, University of Oklahoma; Beauty Pageant

Dylon Klubertanz, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh; Rich the Barber

Mariam Salah, The American University in Cairo; Bird, Karaoke and American Football

Reem Hassan, The American University in Cairo; The Story Behind Room P071

Dania Akkawi, The American University in Cairo; Before It’s Gone

Documentary Competition
Sterling Ellison, Michelle Bloxham, Clayton Keck & Samantha Locke, Midwestern State University; Guardians

Sean David Christensen, University of Southern California; Ghost Tape #10

Jacob Jolly, Zachary Bush, Easton Oliver & Olivianna Calmes, Oklahoma Baptist University; Back in The Saddle

Maddie Peterson, Riggan Cope, Mallory Austin & Timber Tate, University of North Carolina Wilmington; Chronic

Interactive Multimedia Competition
Sebastian Bishop, Kate Carter, Alvin Evans & Kenisha Smith, Middle Tennessee State University; MTSU VR Campus Tour

Danielle Deavours, University of Alabama; Comprehensive Transplant Institute’s 50th Anniversary

Julia Uhr, University of Colorado Boulder; SCCUFL-VR

Narrative Film Competition
Trey Lehman, Zheng Qu & Ian Valencia, University of Oklahoma; The Set: Tripsetters

Lennon Bramlett & Rebecca Lynne Wagner, University of Oklahoma; M. (an adaptation from Macbeth)

Trae Brown, Pittsburg State University; The Day I Tried to Live

News Competition (Story Category)
Ara Washburn, Midwestern State University; Earth Day

Brady Frederick, Washington State University; Hilinski’s Hope 3 for 3 Challenge

News Competition (Program Category)
Abby Foster & Cheyenne Plummer, University of Oklahoma; OU Nightly

Harlee Toothman & Curt Watson, University of Oklahoma; How Do We Drive Away Hate Speech? (& Bring Back Civility to Public Discourse)

Sports Competition (Production Category)
Kelsea Bickerstaff & Cheyenne Plummer, University of Oklahoma; Sooner Sports Pad

Shelby White, Vanessa Tapia & CAPS 13 Sports Broadcasting, Pittsburg State University; PSU vs UCO MIAA Baseball Tournament

Sports Competition (Story Category)
Craig Tidmore, Midwestern State University; The Walk-On: Softball

Tammy Rae Matthews & Emilie Johnson, University of Colorado Boulder; You Can Play Roller Derby

Video Competition (Promotional Category)
Colby Ballard, University of Oklahoma; What is CASS?

Corporate Video class, Oklahoma City University ; What is Mass Comm at OCU?

Trae Brown, Pittsburg State University; Pride of the Plains Marching Band Recruitment Video

Danielle Deavours, University of Alabama; Go Red on the Street PSA