Students Win Multiple Awards in State Media Competition

Students were honored with seven awards in the Missouri Broadcast Educators Association 2018 Media Contest. The annual MBEA competition features multiple audio, video and online contest categories. The entries must have been produced through student media operations and/or coursework. Students from two Communication Department areas participated: the Truman Media Network and a 2017 department special topics film course.

The list of winners include:

Matt Ragsdale (TMN/KTRM-FM)
First Place, Audio Air Check

Matt Ragsdale (TMN/KTRM-FM)
First Place, Audio Station Promo

Michael Menkhus
Honorable Mention, Audio Station Promo

Michael Menkhus
and John Heuer (TMN/KTRM-FM)
First Place, Audio Play-By-Play

Allyson Lotz
and Ben Cook (TMN/Website)
First Place, Multi-Media/Website

Sarah Hicks
(COMM312: Special Topics, Digital Film)
First Place, Video/Documentary Film

Jack Derbak
and Spencer Foust (COMM312: Special Topics, Digital Film)
Honorable Mention, Scriptwriting/Dramatic

Students competed against more than a dozen other public and private MBEA-member universities in Missouri. Only one other Missouri university, Missouri State, collected more awards than Truman. First place and honorable mention winners will receive certificates from the MBEA.

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