Julian Rodriguez honored with 2016 NAHJ Presidential Dale Award

Posted 5-16-2016 by Marti Harvey in category awards

broadcast lecturer julian rodriguezThe National Association of Hispanic Journalists will bestow the 2016 NAHJ
 Presidential Dale Award to Lecturer Julian Rodriguez, news director of UTA News
en Español and research chair of BEA news division.

“Julian has been an inspiration to hundreds of journalism students under his mentorship, but most importantly he has been an impassioned advocate for Spanish language journalism,” Mekahlo Medina, NAHJ president said. “Julian is making a tremendous impact on the next generation of Latino journalists, and I’m pleased to recognize his work, passion and dedication at this year’s conference.”

The “dale” award is given to an individual or organization that has gone above and beyond to ensure fair and accurate representation of Latinos in the media.

NAHJ will present the award to Rodriguez at its national conference August 3-7, 2016, in Washington, DC.

Alums take awards at TAPME

Posted 5-15-2016 by Marti Harvey in category awards

The Texas Associate Press Managing Editors awarded Corpus Christi Caller-Times reporter Krista M. Torralva, JOUR 2016, second place in the Headliners Excellence in Journalism AAA category for deadline writing.

Monica Nagy Class, BCMN 2012, received a third-place award in the deadline writing AAAA category for her work with the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

The Texas Associated Press Managing Editors presented its 2015 journalism awards at its annual convention on April 10 in El Paso, Texas.

UTA Radio garners award

Posted 10-2-2014 by Brian Horton in category awards

UTA Radio News won first place for Best Newscast in the South Central Broadcasting Society’s regional conference Sept. 27.

The newscast from April 2014 featured Tracie Hill, Spring 2014 BCMN grad. The SCBS includes schools from Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas and Nebraska.

UTA Radio.com is a student-run internet radio station that serves the University of Texas at Arlington, and the world, with its eclectic mix of alternative/indie rock, sports, and student-produced entertainment. We are online, all the time at www.utaradio.com and on www.iHeartRadio.com

UTA Radio.com wins Mercury Award

Posted 10-6-2011 by Barrie Hill in category awards

UTA Radio.com won a Radio Mercury Award this week in New York City. The winning spot, "Get Tested," was produced by Jillian Dennis and Trey Caron, two students from Broadcast Lecturer Lance Liguez's Summer II Radio Production class. The award honors the best in radio creative, and comes with $2,500 prize.