The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Boston/New England chapter recently honored the College of Communication student-run television station BUTV10 with four National Student Production awards. The awards show was originally slated for June 13, but NATAS was forced to cancel it because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and instead opted to announce the winners on its website.
NATAS, which governs the Emmy Awards and is a leading professional organization in the television and media industry, named Primary Focus, BUTV10’s coverage of the 2020 Democratic primaries, the best newscast and the station’s live broadcasts of BU basketball the best live sports event. The station also took home honorable mentions in the long-form nonfiction category for work on the deepfakes episode of On That Point and in the magazine program category for Amber, the station’s bilingual show showing what it’s like to live in both China and the United States.
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