2018 Awards

For Carolina Week, Carolina Connection and Sports Xtra.

Hearst small logoHearst Journalism Awards Competition

  • UNC School of Media and Journalism, 2nd Place: Intercollegiate Winner
  • Jay Siebold, 1st Place: Radio Broadcast News Championship Winner
  • Anne Marie Hagerty, 2nd Place: Television Broadcast News Championship Winner
  • Jay Siebold: Best Use of Radio for News Coverage (Additional Championship Award)
  • Anne Marie Hagerty: Best Use of Television for News Coverage (Additional Championship Award)
  • Payton Walker, 8th Place: Television 2 – News Reporting
  • Jay Siebold, 5th Place: Radio – News and Features
  • David Doochin, 6th Place: Radio – News and Features
  • Anne Marie Hagerty, 6th Place: Television 1 – Feature Reporting
  • Danielle Wallace, 11th Place: Television 1 – Feature Reporting

BEA small logoBroadcast Education Association

  • Mary Claire Brogden, Lindsay Carbonell, Claire Hannah Collins, Ally Levine: Student Interactive Media and Emerging Technologies “Best of” Festival Award (Large Team Category), Cuba’s New Wave
  • Maggie Blunk, Award of Excellence: Radio Feature Reporting, “Botanical Garden brings nature to hospitalized kids”
  • Jay Siebold, Award of Excellence: Radio Hard News Reporting, “Plan to resume fluoride in local water sparks protests”
  • John Thomas & Jessa O’Connor, Award of Excellence: Radio Newscast, Carolina Connection Feb. 4, 2017
  • Payton Walker, 1st Place: Radio Sports Story/Feature/News, “UNC expert calls for more rule changes to prevent football concussions”
  • Elle Kehres, 3rd Place: Radio Sports Story/Feature/News, “Baseball team mascot more than just a friendly pet”
  • Payton Walker, Award of Excellence: Television Sports Talent (Anchor / Host)

CBI small logoCBI National Student Production Awards


RTDNAC small logoRadio Television News Directors Association of the Carolinas