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Newhouse broadcast students honored with college AP awards

June 04, 2012

Wendy S. Loughlin
(315) 443-2785

Students from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications picked up first-place and special mention awards in the college portion of the New York State Associated Press Broadcasters Association’s annual news awards competition. Awards were given at a ceremony Saturday evening in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

In the category of best radio news story, Matt Johnston’s piece “Quilt exhibition educates people about AIDS awareness” won first place, while “WRAP–SouthSudan 7-11” by Durrie Bouscaren received a special mention. In the category of best news story, Clay LePard’s “Corruption on Campus Hill” also received a special mention.

Robert Smith, National Public Radio’s New York correspondent, was keynote speaker at the awards banquet.

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