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Students Win First-Place IBNA Awards

An Electronic Media capstone newscast “DrakeLINE” produced last spring won first-place Student TV Newscast from the Iowa Broadcast News Association.

Meeting in Coralville April 28, samples of the winning entries played to a convention audience of about 150 journalists and their guests. The winning newscast was produced by Jessica Nguyen (BNews’11) and anchored by Jess Hoffert (BNews’11).

Also winning first-place for her radio In Depth/Series submission was junior broadcast news major Lauren Ehrler. Her segment was produced for the J73 Radio News class in fall semester.

IBNA received 531 student and professional entries.