Tag: broadcast journalism

Legendary writer and TV personality Bud Collins (’09) dead at 86

Arthur Worth “Bud” Collins Jr. (’09) — prolific writer, groundbreaking television personality, eclectic dresser and the authority on professional tennis — died at his home in Brookline, MA, on March 4. He was 86. From 1972 to 2007, Collins became a tennis fixture on NBC with its “Breakfast at Wimbledon” broadcasts. He earned notoriety for… Read More

COM Alum Stars in Latest “Real Housewives” Series

When The Real Housewives of Orange County debuted in 2006, it became an instant hit for parent network Bravo, with its cast of affluent, attractive women engaging in diva-like behavior. The show just finished its 10th season with an average 2.7 million viewers, its success inspiring a series of spin-offs set in Atlanta, New York… Read More

BUTV10 racks up awards for broadcast journalism

The College of Communication at Boston University is announcing that its own student-produced and managed television station, BUTV10, is the recipient of three New England Associated Press Student Awards. New England Associated Press Student Awards Best Election Coverage: BUTV10’s “Decision 2012” Producer: Sandra Hooper (’12); Director: Andrew Fewsmith (’14) Best Public Affairs Coverage: BUTV10’s Inside… Read More

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