Former UTA Radio station manager Jessica Stroud, 2015 BCMN, won the grand prize for Best Radio Personality at the 2015 South Central Broadcasting Awards Regional Conference Oct. 2-3 at Texas Wesleyan University. The award is a regional competition that includes universities from Oklahoma, Nebraska, Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. Stroud just completed a Technology Apprenticeship Program offered by the National Association of Broadcasters Educational Foundation. She now works for Cumulus Radio in Dallas as a remote engineer.
Communication 2305 students Brian Fuller and Kevin Mendez produced â€œJavier the Juggler,â€ a YouTube news story about fellow student Javier Giribet-Vargas. The two wrote, produced and edited the video to highlight the exceptional talents of Giribet-Vargas. The story can be found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WDZCnQyekH0.
Jeremy Schack, CTEC, will livestream 2015 UTA Movinâ€™ Mavs basketball games at MovinMavsTV.com. He will livestream the Oct. 24 game and tournaments on Nov. 6-8, Nov. 13-15 and Dec. 4-6. In September he completed a YouTube video titled â€œA World in Motion: Jason Raineyâ€ about an Iraq War veteran who joined the team this year. The video can be found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fLHDDFT10-c.