On March 31, College of Journalism and Mass Communications students took home seven awards in the National Undergraduate Student Electonic Media Competition. The competition was held during the annual National Broadcasting Society convention.
Grant Hansen, a junior sports media and communication and broadcasting double major from Omaha, was awarded the grand prize in the live sports production (audio) category for his story, “Play-by-play, Fort Calhoun vs. Fremont Bergan basketball.”
Emma Krab, a junior journalism and English double major from Ogallala, Nebraska, earned an honorable mention in the audio feature segment category for her story, “COVID Test Preps for UNL.”
Kloee Sander, a junior broadcasting major from Lincoln, Nebraska, earned an honorable mention in the video feature segment category for her story, “Nebraska Harvest Time.”
Krab, Shreyoshi Ghosh, a journalism and mass communications master's student from Kolkata, India, Olivia Taylor, a senior journalism major from Lincoln, Nebraska, and Iman Farid, a journalism and mass communications master's student from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, earned an honorable mention in the podcast category for their work on State of Waste Episode 2: Digital Debris.
Sam Brodersen, a senior broadcasting major from Gretna, Nebraska, and Colin Thieszen, a senior broadcasting and psychology double major from Aurora, Nebraska, earned an honorable mention in the video instructional/corporate/promotional category for their story, “The Piano Man.”
Bailee Gunnerson, a junior broadcasting major from Lincoln, Nebraska, and Thieszen earned an honorable mention in the video comedy segment for their video, “Hot Noods.”
Peyton Thomas, senior broadcasting, sports media and communication and journalism triple major from Newcastle, Washington, earned an honorable mention in the audio sports segment category for his story, “Husker Profile: The Pick-Up Soccer Ecosystem.”
The National Electronic Media Association enhances the development of college students preparing for careers in electronic media industries. The organization connects students with practicing professionals; emphasizes industry ethics, diversity and inclusiveness and promotes opportunities for excellence in leadership, community service and production.