Missouri Valley College Mass Communication students competed at the annual Student Media Competition sponsored by the Missouri Broadcast Educators Association (MBEA), picking up six awards for MVC.
LeKyndra Duncan won first place in the audio air-check category with her “Kick’n It with Kyn” radio show which airs Tuesday and Thursday nights on KMVC-FM.
Jacob Coleman received honorable mention honors in that same category for his weekly radio show on KMVC.
Matheus Silva won first place in the audio station promo category for his “KMVC-We Play That” promo. He also worked with Aki Nagasaka to receive an honorable mention honor in the audio feature category for their “International Students at MVC” story.
Phillip Fowler and Brent Kalwei won the audio sports story category with their feature on the 2012 Missouri Valley football team and its post-season run to the NAIA semifinal game.
In the audio documentary category, Scott Charboneau received honorable mention honors for his interview and story on the alternative music group Unwritten Law.
“Our students continue to excel, a sign of the good training they are receiving from our Mass Communication faculty,” said Harry Carrell, assistant professor of Mass Communication.
The MBEA includes many of the two- and four-year colleges and universities in the state of Missouri. The purpose of the association is to encourage and coordinate educational and instructional activities related to broadcast education in the state.