La Verne Students Win National Video Awards

December 18, 2012 by University of La Verne

Two videos produced by students of Professor of Communications Don Pollock have been honored by the College Broadcasters, Inc. for “Party Foul” and “Sizzlin.”

“Sizzlin’” was produced by Kaitlin Hollingsworth, Marie Tabarez and Daniel Bateman and qualified as a finalist for the honor of Best Public Service Announcement by the College Broadcasters, Inc. “Party Foul,” a comedy, was named Best General Interest Entertainment and was produced by Anthony Troli, McKinley Pollock and Chelsea Stark-Jones. The two videos were created for Pollock’s Intermediate Video Production class and have previously received awards from the Alliance for Community Media as well.

The guiding principles of the Alliance for Community Media (ACM) are to promote free speech, expand civic engagement through local media, collaborate with others, and act with one voice. The ACM West represents the regional ACM members for the six western states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, New Mexico and Nevada.

“Party Foul", a comedy produced by Anthony Troli, McKinley Pollock and Chelsea Stark-Jones (not in photo) won best general interest entertainment.

Each year at the fall conference the WAVE awards (Western Access Video Excellence) are distributed to honor the best local cable programs from the Western Region. Both videos received a WAVE award at last year’s conference as well as “Party Foul” receiving the Hometown Award.

LVTV has won numerous awards for the work of both students and faculty in the past including Best Educational Access (winner), Best Entertainment (winner), Best Magazine Show (finalist) and Best Sports Entertainment (finalist).

College Broadcasters, Inc. represents students involved in radio, television, webcasting and other related media ventures; ensures a commitment to education and the student pursuit of excellence through active involvement in electronic media; promotes cooperative efforts between the association and other national, regional and state media organizations; facilitates the discussion of issues related to student-operated electronic media; and other community oriented programs.

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