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COM grad honored by PRSA

Edward Parham (’94) of Clifton Park, N.Y., director of public relations at Rueckert Advertising and Public Relations, Inc., was recognized last night with the 2013 Outstanding Practitioner Award from the Public Relations Society of America’s (PRSA) Capital Region Chapter. Handed out at the PRSA’s Empire Awards gala held at The Hilton Albany, the annual honor… Read More

BUTV10 wins three Associated Press student awards

The College of Communication’s own student-produced and managed television station, BUTV10, is the recipient of three New England Associated Press Student Awards, presented May 2. Best Election Coverage: “Decision 2012” Best Public Affairs Coverage: Inside Boston, “Death With Dignity & Medical Marijuana” Best News Hard Feature: “Aftermath of Superstorm Sandy” “Accepting these AP awards is… Read More

COM announces 2012 Blue Chip winners

The annual COM Blue Chip award is given to College of Communication seniors who are leaders at Boston University, the College of Communication or in the community. These students also have demonstrated talents in their area of interest, are involved in professional activities and have excelled academically. This year, the winners include a Redstone winner,… Read More

Prof’s documentary wins top honors at film festival

Prof. Garland Waller’s No Way Out But One, a documentary about a mother who resorts to kidnapping her children to save them from domestic violence, won best documentary at the Bare Bones International Film Festival in Muskogee, Okla. Additionally, Waller, who co-produced the film with Barry Nolan and Toby Kleinman, was presented with a medal… Read More

AP honors WTBU student reporters

WBTU, BU’s student-run radio station, won two college radio awards from the Associated Press of New England, the news organization announced today. Both stories were produced for Prof. Anne Donohue’s radio class. [audioplayer file=”/com/files/2012/04/DonohueLadyfest.mp3″ image=”/com/files/2012/04/wtbu_ladyfest.jpg”] Ali Donohue (’12) won best feature reporting for “Ladyfest Easthampton,” which takes a glimpse at the performers and activists behind… Read More

COM alumnus named a ‘photographer to watch’

Photojournalism alumnus Peter DiCampo (’05) is 1 of 30 “new and emerging photographers to watch,” according to a new feature by Photo District News, the leading photography magazine in the country. From PDN’s profile of DiCampo: DiCampo was attracted to photography by an interest in the exotic. “I assumed I would photograph conflict,” he says…. Read More

butv10 wins 5th consecutive Telly Award

butv10, Boston University’s student-run television station and website, announced today that it is the recipient of a 2012 Telly Award. Welcome Back, Brotter, a sitcom about two wayward friends, was selected as a winner in the 33rd annual competition. This year’s recognition also distinguishes butv10 as it marks its fifth consecutive Telly Award in as… Read More

Zuckoff honored for ‘Lost in Shangri-La’

On Apr. 2, Prof. Mitch Zuckoff’s book Lost in Shangri-La was awarded the 2012 Laurence L. & Thomas Winship/PEN New England Award for nonfiction. Zuckoff’s book follows the strange events following a post-WWII plane crash in a land untouched by the outside world. From the book’s website: On May 13, 1945, twenty-four officers and enlisted… Read More

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