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Campus Times and La Verne Magazine win Journalism awards

Campus Times, La Verne Magazine Win Prestigious Journalism Awards

The Campus Times and La Verne Magazine won seven awards at the Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence awards on April 28 in Los Angeles. The awards are the latest in a long line of honors the publications have received, including two Silver Crown Awards from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association in March. All students […]


University of La Verne Communications Department Teams with Renowned Puppeteer to Produce Ramayana Video

The University of La Verne Communications Department and LVTV-3 teamed with well-known puppeteer Penelope Torribio to produce a video of a classic Indian puppet show, the Ramayana. Torribio, a  Pomona resident, has been performing an English language adaptation of the Ramayana for more than 20 years. “The story has great relevance today, because it speaks of […]


University of La Verne Alumni Win Telly Award

Photo: From left, Daniel Farias, Monica Oroz, Ricky Rocha, Amanda Perello, and Alex Wiersma When Daniel Farias ’16 saw news about the 2015 terrorist attack in San Bernardino, he wondered what would happen if a similar situation occurred on a college campus. That sparked the idea for his 20-minute film “Snapshot,” which earned him and […]


University of La Verne Communications Dept. Wins Four WAVE Awards

Seven University of La Verne Communications Department students, alumni, and faculty members won Western Access Video Excellence (WAVE) Awards for their video productions. The awards are open to residents of California, Nevada, Colorado, Hawaii New Mexico, and Arizona. The winners were announced at the Alliance for Community Media West region conference in Fresno on March 10. […]


University of La Verne Communications Dept. Earns Broadcast, Video Honors

Two University of La Verne alumni won awards from the Broadcast Education Association (BEA) Festival of Media Arts, and current students and faculty have been named finalists for seven Western Access Video Excellence (WAVE) Awards. Daisy Moreira ’17 received a second place award in the air personality category for a 3-hour weekly LeoFM show that she […]


Television Students to Receive Award for ‘Spotlight’

The Alliance for Community Media will honor five University of La Verne students and their professor in August for the “Best of Spotlight 2015” video magazine program. The organization recently named students Dylan Heflin, Amanda Perello, Bianca Zapata, Alexandra Wiersma and Sydney Marshall, as well as Professor of Communications Don Pollock, winners of a 2016 Hometown […]