Award Finalists

All finalists for the 2017 National Student Production Awards are listed here. Winners will be announced on Saturday, Nov. 4 at the National Student Electronic Media Convention.

Welcome our awards emcee Jenny Lee
Mornings and Midday Host, Magic 105.3
Jenny Lee graduated from The University of Wisconsin in Madison where she majored in Communication Arts. While there she served as a DJ, Traffic Director and station manager at WSUM. Between 2010 and 2012, she worked a part-time at a couple of radio stations, including Q106.3 Country in Madison doing weekends. In 2012, she began working at Madison’s #1 Station, Z-104, voice tracking Overnights and working as the Digital Content Director. And then in 2013, Jenny joined Magic 105.3 San Antonio doing afternoons. Within a few months she was bumped up to the morning show. She is currently co-hosting The Adam & Jenny Morning, as well as the Midday show.


Best Promo – Video

Bearcast Media, University of Cincinnati
“Throwbacks Only”

TUTV, Temple University
“Travel Ban Promo”

KBVR-TV, Oregon State University
“OMN Copy Editor Spot”

WSUM 91.7 FM, University of Wisconsin-Madison
“Record Store Day Promo”


Best Promo – Audio

WQLU-FM, Liberty University
“Hard Studying”

SCAD Atlanta Radio, SCAD Atlanta
“Promo-Coming Soon”

95.7 The Spin, University of Southern Indiana
“USI Basketball at Kentucky State”

KTSW-FM 89.9, Texas State University
“Counterspin Promo”


Best PSA – Video

WMCM/RAQ, University of Wisconsin- La Crosse
“Perfect Pets”

ASU-TV, Arkansas State University
“Alive After Five”

WVYC-FM, York College of Pennsylvania
“York College Phys Ed PSA”

Viking Fusion, Berry College
“Slavery PSA”


Best PSA – Audio

WPSC-FM, William Paterson University
“Preparing for Finals at Cheng Library”

90.5 WERG, Gannon University
“Gannon University Relay for Life”

WHSN-FM, New England School of Communications at Husson University
“OHI”

KTSW-FM 89.9, Texas State University
“Graduation Confetti PSA”


Best Special Broadcast – Video

Viking Fusion, Berry College
“Jude”

WVYC-FM, York College of Pennsylvania
“Ehlers Danos Syndrome-Patient Stories”

RTF Documentary Production, Rowan University
“The New Blackness”

RTF Documentary Production, Rowan University
“Concrete Canvas”


Best Special Broadcast – Audio

WHSN-FM, New England School of Communications at Husson University
“Edgar Allan Poe’s Tales of Mystery & Imagination 2016”

WVYC-FM, York College of Pennsylvania
“Poland Abroad Travelogue-Amanda Stagg”

Bearcast Media, University of Cincinnati
“One Too Many”

WSUM 91.7 FM, University of Wisconsin-Madison
“Battle of the Bands Live Broadcast”


Best Live Production – Video

WNYF TV, SUNY-Fredonia
“Fred Before Bed Season Finale”

KJHK 90.7 FM, University of Kansas
“Plastic Pinks Live @ KJHK”

CSU CTV 11, Colorado State University
“Humans of CSU Live Production- March 22, 2017”

CSU CTV 11 FM, Colorado State University
“CTV Cooks- March 28, 2017”


Best Podcast

WUTM-FM, University of Tennessee-Martin
“WUTM Podcast “For the Record” – Hunter Hayes”

90.3 WMSC – FM, Montclair State University
“Media Download: MSU Film Trip to Cuba”

KUSF, University of San Francisco
“TRUMP 101”

Radio DePaul, DePaul University
“The Radio DePaul Podcast: More Than Words”


Best Vodcast

Viking Fusion, Berry College
“Video Shorts: Me and My Camera”

TUTV, Temple University
“Owl Access Pass – February 14, 2017”

WKNC-FM HD-1, North Carolina State University
“WKNC’s The Lounge: Mannequin Pussy”

WKNC-FM HD-1, North Carolina State University
“WKNC’s The Lounge: Marching Church”


Best Comedy – Video

SGTV, University of South Carolina
“United Airlines Training Video”

ROAR Studios, Loyola Marymount University
“Off the Bluff Episode 2”

North Texas Television, University of North Texas
“LIL’ D – Pilot”

UTDTV, University of Texas at Dallas
“Paz and Chico: Episode 1”


Best DJ – Audio

95.7 The Spin, University of Southern Indiana
“The Tyler Cooper Show”

95.7 The Spin, University of Southern Indiana
“The Morning Show with Colin and Riley”

WICB Ithaca, Ithaca College
“DJ Michayla Savitt”

Rowan Radio 89.7 WGLS-FM, Rowan University
“The Alternative Scene With Kelly Green”


Best General Entertainment Program – Video

Viking Fusion, Berry College
“Com 425 Productions Presents: Transaction”

UTDTV, University of Texas at Dallas
“A Taste of Dallas”

CSU CTV 11, Colorado State University
“RamLife Entertainment April 12, 2017”

Penn State Network Television (PSNtv), Pennsylvania State University
“LIVE! (on tape) – Episode 7”


Best Regularly Scheduled Program – Audio

KCSU FM, Colorado State University
“Jazz Happy Hour”

The WOLF Internet Radio, University of West Georgia
“The Night Howl Sex Show”

Radio DePaul, DePaul University
“Talk of the Town”

WONC-FM, North Central College
“The Yardbird Suite”


Best Student Media Website

TUTV, Temple University
templeupdate.com

KDSB-FM, Kansas State University
ksdbfm.org

KJHK 90.7 FM, University of Kansas
KJHK.org

Radio DePaul, DePaul University
radio.depaul.edu


Best Station Imaging

WZND Fuzed Radio, Illinois State University
“WZND Imaging Reel”

95.7 The Spin, University of Southern Indiana
“95.7 The Spin”

WPTS-FM, University of Pittsburgh
“WPTS Imaging”

WSUM 91.7 FM, University of Wisconsin-Madison
“WSUM Bumpers/Legal IDs”


Best Social Media Presence

TUTV, Temple University
“Temple Update”

TUTV, Temple University
“OwlSports Update”

WZND Fuzed Radio, Illinois State University
“WZND’s Social Media”

wcn27.com and Titan Radio (WWNW-FM), Westminster College
“WCN 24/7 & Titan Radio”


Best Documentary/Public Affairs – Audio

AUC Radio, American University in Cairo
“More Than Just A Game: A Documentary About Professional Video Gaming In Egypt”

Rowan Radio 89.7 WGLS-FM, Rowan University
“Overshare”

XLR – Lander University Radio, Lander University
“Nothing Less Than Who We Are”

WONC-FM, North Central College
“March in Solidarity”


Best Documentary/Public Affairs – Video

Film and Media, Taylor University
“We are Rwandans”

Orbit Television, Muskingum University
“John Glenn: An American Hero”

CAPS 13, Pittsburg State University
“Enabled: The Haven Shepherd Story”

SETV12, University of Southern Indiana
“Angel Mounds: Finding A Lost City”


Best Sports Reporting – Audio

Radio Hofstra University WRHU FM / WRHU.org, Hofstra University
“Star Spangled Kaepernick Controversy”

WUTM-FM, University of Tennessee-Martin
“WUTM Sportsbreak”

WSUM 91.7 FM, University of Wisconsin-Madison
“WSUM Sports Update – October 26th, 2016”

KTXT-FM, Texas Tech University
“Overreaction – “LaVar Ball” – 3/27/17”


Best Sports Play-by-Play – Audio

The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University
“Baylor vs. Kansas men’s basketball”

WSOU, Seton Hall University
“Seton Hall Men’s Basketball vs Marquette 3-9-17”

95.7 The Spin, University of Southern Indiana
“USI Basketball at Purdue”

KJHK 90.7 FM, University of Kansas
“TCU vs. Kansas Men’s Basketball 2.22.17”


Best Sportscast – Video

Carolina Week, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
“Sports Xtra October 3, 2016”

Ithaca College Television, Ithaca College
“Hold That Thought”

WOUB Public Media, Ohio University
“Hardwood Heroes – episode 6”

The Southeastern Channel, Southeastern Louisiana University
“The Big Game (10/20/2016)”


Best Newscast – Audio

UTA Radio.com, University of Texas-Arlington
“UTA Radio News 3-9-17”

KCSU FM, Colorado State University
“March 10 Newscast”

WMUL-FM, Marshall University
“Newscenter 88 11-29-16”

95.7 The Spin, University of Southern Indiana
“95.7 News: Christie York”


Best Newscast – Video

TUTV, Temple University
“Temple Update: March 2, 2017”

The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University
“Lariat TV News: Global News Relay”

Carolina Week, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
“Carolina Week October 26, 2016”

Ithaca College Television, Ithaca College
“Newswatch”


Best News Reporting – Audio

WMUL-FM, Marshall University
“WV Makes Festival”

Carolina Week, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
“Sexual assault while studying abroad common but rarely discussed”

KALX 90.7 FM, University of California-Berkeley
“Running Low on the 510”

KALX 90.7 FM, University of California-Berkeley
“DNA Algorithms”


Best News Reporting – Video

The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University
“Board to decide on student regents’ voting rights”

Ithaca College Television, Ithaca College
“Contingent Faculty Union Protests”

CSU CTV 11, Colorado State University
“Elli’s Deli Package”

The Southeastern Channel, Southeastern Louisiana University
“Amite River Flooding”