UTVS TV and Husky Productions combined to earn five Award of Merit nods and five first-place awards at the Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association Eric Sevareid Awards Banquet April 9 in Bloomington, Minnesota.
The annual awards are named for Emmy- and Peabody-winning reporter, the late Eric Sevareid (1912-1992). Download the list of award winners (docx).
In the student market television division, below are the honored stories, shows and student:
Award of Merit
UTVS: “Danzante Por Amor”
UTVS: “Big Case Rocking a Small Community: Danny Heinrich”
UTVS: “Tough Like Ike”
UTVS: “The Powerful Powerplay”
Husky Productions: Husky Faceoff
UTVS: Husky Mag
UTVS: UTVS News
UTVS: “More Than a Game: The T.J. Frericks Story”
UTVS: “Remembering Our Fallen”
Jeremy Klein, senior, Avon, Minnesota
UTVS broadcasts are carried by Charter Communications on channel 21 and streamed live each weekday during the academic year. Derrick Silvestri ’06 is the UTVS advisor and studio manager.
Husky Productions (HP) manages broadcasts of Huskies Athletics events, including women’s and men’s Huskies Hockey games. HP broadcasts are sometimes carried by regional and national networks. Brian Stanley ’93 is executive producer of Husky Productions.