2019 IBS Award finalists:(Standing, from left) Bryce Stopher, Tanner Camp, Brandon Roe, Riley Friesner, Jason Samuel, William Troyer, Ben Hathaway, Alyson Prigge, Ben Cotton. (Kneeling, from left): Jeremiah Sherrill, Kadie Spoor, Laura Hoover, Zach Begley.

Broadcasting students bring home five national awards from 34 finalists

Goshen College broadcasting students won five national first-place awards from a record-setting 34 nominations at this year’s Intercollegiate Broadcasting System’s (IBS) Multimedia Conference on March 3.

Globe Radio and Globe TV students gathered with more than a thousand other college radio and television students from across the country at the 79th annual Intercollegiate Broadcasting System’s Multimedia Conference in New York City. Students from 91.1 The Globe, Goshen College Communication Department’s student run radio station, earned 34 national nominations, more than twice as many nominations as last year.

Awards Breakdown

2019 IBS First-place winners: (From left) Tanner Camp, Kadie Spoor, Jason Samuel, Alyson Prigge, William Troyer, Ben Hathaway.

Alyson Prigge, junior public relations major from Hamler, OH, won Best TV Social Media Director for her work with Globe TV.

Tanner Camp, a junior broadcasting major from Fremont, Indiana, accepted the award for Best Overall Sports Coverage on behalf of The Globe’s sports staff that includes Ben Cotton, a junior broadcasting major from Anderson, Indiana, and William Troyer.

William Troyer, a sophomore broadcasting major from Goshen, won a first place award in the Sports Play-by-Play Other category for his coverage of Goshen College Men’s Soccer.

Kadie Spoor, a sophomore broadcasting major from Valparaiso, Indiana, is a national champion in the Best Live Broadcast Promotional Event category.

Tabitha Immanuel, 2018 film production graduate, won a first place award for Best TV Station On-Air Promotion. Ben Hathaway, a sophomore film production major from Goshen, accepted the award on her behalf.

Fifteen Goshen College students, two faculty members and one professional staffer were named finalists for 34 awards, including the prestigious “Best College Station in the Nation” award for the ninth consecutive year. This is the largest number of nominations for Goshen College in this competition, which has seen its entries double each of the last three years. Those who were nominated represent the top three percent of the students who entered the competition.

Goshen College competes in these categories with a diverse group of schools, from large NCAA Division I schools to other small liberal arts schools

 

About the Intercollegiate Broadcasting Awards

The Intercollegiate Broadcasting System is the oldest running collegiate broadcasting association in the United States. This year more than 115 schools of all sizes participated in the annual awards competition, garnering a record number of entries.

IBS honors excellence in programming, air personalities, public service efforts, and outstanding stations with the IBS College Media Awards.

About the Goshen College Communication Department

The Goshen College Communication Department has been recognized in the state and nation for its excellence in broadcasting, journalism, speech, film production and writing. The department has been named Indiana TV and Radio school of the year multiple times, Best College Radio station in the nation twice, Indiana Broadcasters Association Best Radio Station, Best College Newspaper in the state and many more. Students from Goshen College’s Communication Program get hands on learning opportunities with the department’s co-curriculars like, The Record, PRSSA, WGCS 91.1 The Globe, FiveCore Media and Globe TV. To learn more visit www.goshen.edu/communicationwww.globeradio.orgwww.fivecoremedia.com