NEWS3WIU.com, Decision 2018 coverage among finalists of media awards

WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY, Macomb (NEWS3) – NEWS3 is among the first round of finalists for the National Broadcasting Society- AERho awards released Wednesday.

Many of its staff members are finalists in multiple categories for the 56th Annual National Undergraduate Student Electronic Media Competition.

The following are finalists for their respective categories:

  • Audio Station Imaging
    • “88.3 The Dog – Commercial Free” by Austin Pilger, Production Assistant
  • Audio Public Service Announcements (PSA)
    • “WIU 2K18 Dance Marathon PSA” by Marcellus Angel, Executive Producer
  • Video News Segment
    • “Future of WIUM Uncertain After WIU Cuts State Funding” Devin Brooks, Anchor
  • Video News Segment
    • “Demographic Shift Poses Problems for Future Retirees” by Terrance Black, Anchor/Producer/Director and Emily Kenney, Director/Technical Director/Producer
  • Video Feature Package
    • “It’s Called What?” by Devin Brooks, Anchor
  • Outstanding Multi-Camera Direction
    • NEWS3 Decision 2018 Election Night Coverage under direction of Emily Kenney, Director/Technical Director/Producer
  • Drama Program Script
    • “Heinous” by Terrance Black, Anchor/Producer/Director and Emily Kenney, Director/Technical Director/Producer
  • Website
    • NEWS3WIU.com under direction of Andrew Ball, Reporter/ Social Media and Web Coordinator

In March, NEWS3 and staff will attend the national convention and award ceremony in Philadelphia where winners will be announced.