News Central 34 receives Award of Excellence
CMU’s student-produced newscast — News Central 34 — received the Award of Excellence from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Michigan Chapter. This is one of Michigan’s highest honors for a college newscast and is recognized at a national level.
MHTV named College Station of the Year for 15 years
CMU’s student-operated 24-hour cable outlet — Moore Hall Television — was named College Television Station of the Year for the 15th consecutive time. This is the longest-running consecutive winning streak for this award in the history of the Michigan Association of Broadcasters Foundation.
CMU Public Broadcasting wins several awards at Michigan Association of Broadcasters’ Broadcast Excellence Awards
Stefanie Mills and Matthew Ozanich earned a Best for Cultural Programming and a Merit in the Documentary category for their original production, “The Island: Mackinac in the Seasons.” Senior Jennifer Weingart won Best Hard News and Current Event Story for her coverage of the Birch Run tornado. Senior Dominic Timboli earned a Merit for his minidocumentary on the Velsicol Chemical clean up in St. Louis, Michigan. Director of Technical Services Wayne Henderson was awarded the Carl E. Lee Engineering Excellence Award for Television.
Professor and students published in online magazine
Online magazine Editor & Publisher challenged Jim Knight, a journalism faculty member, and 19 students in a 500-level journalism course to develop a creative, forward-thinking solution for news publishers. After a semester of hard work, the group’s research and conclusion for keeping up with evolving news platforms was published in the May 2016 issue of Editor & Publisher.