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2009 Broadcast Education Association Awards winners

April 06, 2010

Students in the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at ASU dominated the 2010 Broadcast Education Association contest that honors the best student work in broadcast and multimedia reporting. Judges in that competition named Cronkite NewsWatch the best student newscast in the country.

Below is a detailed list of the winners and a look at the projects.

Best of Festival

Cronkite NewsWatch

Student Newscast
First: Cronkite NewsWatch

Television Hard News Reporting
First: Lindsey Reiser, “Repatriation Flights”
Second: Liz McKernan, “Right to Light”
Third: Toby Phillips, “National Socialists Movement March”
Honorable Mention: Rafael Carranza, “Swine Flu in Border Schools”
Honorable Mention: Brian McBride, “Horse Tripping”
Honorable Mention: Tara Prindiville, “Crime on Public Transportation”
Honorable Mention: Jeff Skryzpek, “Rocky Point Economy”

Television Feature Reporting
Third: Maxine Park, “Drive-Through Prayer Stand”
Honorable Mention: Amber Dixon, “Harmonica Therapy”
Honorable Mention: Brian McBride, “80 Year Old Bowler”

Television Sports Reporting
First: Cameron Gidari, “Golfer Artist”
Second: Mike Pelton, “Grand Canyon University Basketball”
Honorable Mention: Kristen Keogh, “Senator Jordan”

Television News Anchor
Third: Kristen Keough

Radio Hard News Reporting
First: Jill Galus, “Tour Bus Crash”
Honorable Mention: Colton Shone, “Broken Dreams on Burgess Lane”

Radio Sports Reporting
Second: Joe Cox, “Desert Diamonds of Spring”
Third: Elena Difiore, “NFC Championship Game”
Honorable Mention: Jill Galus, “Cardinals Super Bowl”