Campus Media Students Honored at ICMA Conference

Campus Media Students Honored at ICMA Conference

Campus Media Students Honored at ICMA Conference

Buena Vista University’s student-operated media organizations took home several awards and other honors at the 2014 conference of the Iowa College Media Association (ICMA) held February in Des Moines.

For the second year in a row, The Tack Online was named the “multimedia organization of the year” by the ICMA.  In addition, students in BVU's campus media organizations - KBVU, the University Cable Network and The Tack - won 16 awards in 10 separate categories.

Television

Best Commercial, Promo or PSA

  • First, UCN Studios (David Ekstrom, Seth Mecklenburg, Chelsey Goetz)

Best Short Film

  • Honorable Mention, UCN Studios (Hannah Jo Anderson)

Radio

Best Show

  • Third place, KBVU (Demetrius Heard)

Multimedia

Best Online Video

  • Honorable Mention, The Tack Online (Skyler Gorsett)

Best Breaking Story

  • Honorable Mention, The Tack Online (Kevin Coriolan)
  • First Place, The Tack Online (Aaron Burns)

Best Multimedia Slideshow

  • Honorable Mention, The Tack Online (Jennifer Galm)
  • Third Place, The Tack Online (Holly Frerk)
  • Second Place, The Tack Online (Shauna McKnight)
  • First Place, The Tack Online (The Tack Staff)

Best Interactive Graph

  • First Place, The Tack Online (Krystal Schulte)

Best Use of Social Media

  • First Place, The Tack Online (Tack Staff)

Best Blog

  • Honorable Mention, The Tack Online (Meghan Harmening)
  • Third Place, The Tack Online (Makensie Brown)
  • First Place, The Tack Online (Jennifer Galm)

Best Online Edition

  • Third Place, The Tack Online (Shauna McKnight, Erika Garcia)