COM broadcast journalism students won five top honors, more than any other college, in a New England regional student competition sponsored by the Associated Press. Topics included midwives, the violent protests at the G-20 summit in London, as well as the radio documentary “Made in Massachusetts”.
Listen to the award-winning series “Made in Massachusetts“.
Other works can be found on the Narrative Radio Journalism class blog.
The award-winning radio projects were produced by students in classes taught by Professor Anne Donohue while the video report was produced by students in BU’s term abroad program in London.
HARD NEWS FEATURE
- Celie Hart (aired on WBUR’s “Radio Boston”) Radio WTBU “Massachusetts Midwives”
Radio WTBU “Made in Massachusetts” Produced by Anne Donohue’s JO 519 class, Spring 2009. Aired on WBUR on Graduation Day.
- Molly Connors
- Jennifer Berglund
- Jeanne Amy
- Nic Campos
- Johannes Hirn
- Eric Schwartz
- Susanna Bolle (two stories)
- Beth Foster
- Ben Keil
- Kevin Edelson, Sports Director
Radio WTBU Hockey Victory
USE OF SOUND
- Celie Hart,
Radio WTBU Anatomy of Acapella
produced for Anne Donohue’s JO 435 Radio Newsroom class
- TV BUTV G20 Protests Turn Violent
Sopan Deb and Lori Schmon, while in London program
See the complete list of student winners.
The AP awards ceremony will be held Friday, April 16, at the Marriott Hotel in Newton.
Read details about the journalism career program offered at the annual conference. The day-long program includes professional journalists critiquing students’ resume tapes and live shots as well as a workshop on digital journalism moderated by BU professor Michelle Johnson.