OGDEN, Utah – Weber State University broadcast students took first prize in six categories during the National Broadcasting Society’s Region 6 Audio/Video Competition 2003.
WSU video packages placed in 11 of 15 categories this year. Overall WSU students earned 16 prizes, including a sweep of the news features package field. WSU competed against entries from Utah State University and Central Washington University in Ellensburg, Wash.
Professional broadcasters in Idaho and Salt Lake City served as judges, evaluating entries on reporting, news judgment, videography and overall presentation. First-place winners at regionals automatically advance to NBS’s national competition that will be held in Miami in March 2004. Last year WSU had four videos reach the national finals and won the grand prize in three categories.
NBS REGION 6 VIDEO COMPETITION 2003 WSU WINNERS
1st WSN (Weber State News) Team
3rd WSN News Team
1st Daniel Salvato and WSN News Team
2nd WSN News Team
2nd Chad Gardiner and Sean Anderton
1st Angie Burton
2nd Daniel Salvato
1st Jason White, Kasey LaRose, Jeff Twede and Jamee Garside
1st Stephanie Olson and Cami Zampedri
2nd Stephanie Olson and Tamara Garner
3rd Tamara Garner and Jennifer Cosnyka
2nd WSU A&H Video
3rd Jennifer Cosnyka and Cami Zampedri
SHOW OPEN (REGIONAL COMPETITION ONLY)
3rd Sean Anderton
EXPERIMENTAL VIDEO (REGIONAL COMPETITION ONLY)
1st Jason White