The Broadcast Education Association, a national organization that works to promote and educate student-operated media has announced their 2017 Festival of Media Arts winners. WHSN 89.3, the radio station here at Husson University has been selected as a winner of two awards in the Comedy/Drama and PSA/Promo categories.
Comedy or Drama Category
1st Place: Students of the New England School of Communications at Husson University, New England School of Communications at Husson University; Edgar Allan Poe’s Tales of Mystery & Imagination 2016
2nd Place: Cole DeWispelare, University of Nebraska at Omaha; Ticking
3rd Place (tie): Marti Vaughan, University of Nebraska at Omaha; The Shining Aftermath
3rd Place (tie): Faiza Azam, Masood Malhi & Rafy ur Rahman, University of the Punjab, Pakistan; The Drying Village
PSA, Promo or Commercial Category
1st Place: JD Hershberger, Goshen College; Goshen Theater Promo Series
2nd Place: Owen Miller, New England School of Communications at Husson University; It Could Happen To You
3rd Place: Eugene Cephas, Jocelyn Bell & Benjamin Googman, Austin Peay State University; What’s That Gas?
Award of Excellence: Riley Irving & David Cohen, Ithaca College; City Rhythms Promo Award of Excellence: Nick Herrick, Adam Rogers & Kyra Biscarner, Marshall University; WMUL Car Bash Promo
Award of Excellence: Lyle Kwiatkowski, University of Nebraska at Omaha; Bubbles the Unemployed Clown
Award of Excellence: Tyler Cooper, University of Southern Indiana; Halloween Giveaway
The awards will be given out during the 2017 BEA Festival of Media Arts April 22 – 24, 2017 at the Las Vegas Westgate Hotel & Casino. For more information on the BEA and the Festival of Media Arts, visit http://www.beafestival.org