Students earn 10 nominations for Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards

August 06, 2020

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State students earned 10 nominations, with recognition in six of seven categories and multiple honorees in four divisions, with recently announced nominations for Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards.

“Congratulations to all our students,” said Steve Kraycik, an associate teaching professor and director of student television in the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications. “This is proof that our students continue to produce excellent work even during a pandemic.”

Recipients of 2020 Mid-Atlantic Chapter Emmy Awards will be announced in September.

Penn State’s nominees in the competition’s College/University Student Production division were:

NEWSCAST

  • “Centre County Report: March 6, 2020” / Anna Middleton, producer; Samantha Blackburn, director; Daniel Kocher, technical director; Cameron Gregory, anchor; Luke Lacher, anchor; and Noah Chast, sports anchor
  • “Centre County Report: November 22, 2019” / Jenna Minnig, producer; Kacey Gill, director; Travis Sutton, technical director; Carlos Flores, anchor; Fiona Daghir, anchor; and Dylan Huberman, sports anchor

NEWS: GENERAL ASSIGNMENT

  • “Coronavirus Shuts Down Penn State Abroad Plans” / Jamie Burton, reporter
  • “Party Planning Industry on Hold Due to Coronavirus” / Charles Hart, reporter

ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT / CULTURAL AFFAIRS

  • “Roberto Clemente’s Legacy Still Strong In Puerto Rico” / Tommy Butler, reporter

LONG FORM

  • “Centre County Report in Puerto Rico” / Tom Shively, producer/anchor, Centre County Report international reporting staff and staff
  • “Falling into Unpaid Internships” / Jillian Ford, reporter

SPORTS

  • “Puerto Rico’s Undisturbed Coastline Makes It a Surfing Mecca” / Erin Johnson, multimedia journalist
  • “Stephen Beattie: Penn State Basketball’s ‘Glue Guy’” / Jack Hirsh, reporter, and Brian Shoenfelt, adviser

TALENT

  • Courtney Allen
Last Updated August 07, 2020