Two student programs earn Mid-Atlantic Emmys

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Two television programs produced by students in the College of Communications have been honored as 2013 Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award recipients. Winners were announced Sept. 7 in Philadelphia.

“Centre County Report” was selected as the Best College/University Newscast and “In the Game” was honored as Best Long Form: Non-Fiction in the higher education division. “Centre County Report,” a half-hour newscast, and “In the Game,” a sports magazine program, air during the academic year.

The winning episode of “Centre County Report” was broadcast Nov. 2, 2012. Its student production team included: Eric Feinstein, producer; Brittany Corl, executive producer; Erin Ryan, director; Jeff Lowe, anchor; Cat Janisko, anchor; and Jeremy Kahn, sports anchor. The episode was also honored as Best of Festival Student Newscast in the Broadcast Education Association Festival of Media Arts earlier this year. To watch the episode.

The winning episode of “In the Game” was led by producers Sophia Perri and Matt Trabold. It included segments about the launch of Penn State’s Division I hockey program, Penn State Ability Athletics, the startup Kronum League and a father who coaches his son. To watch the episode. 

Along with broadcasts such as “Centre County Report” and “In the Game,” ComMedia serves as the home for the best work produced by student journalists in the College of Communications. ComMedia includes samples of broadcast, multimedia, photo and print work by students.

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Last Updated September 10, 2013