Student newscast named to top three at BEA Fest

The SHSU “News 7” newscast has been selected as a top three finalist for the Broadcast Education Association Festival of Media Arts.

The first place winner will be selected at the Exhibition and Festival of Media arts on April 26 in Las Vegas, Nev.

The BEA Festival is one of the largest in the nation, competing with schools nationwide. The exhibition includes recognition, showcase and awards presentations.

News 7 is produced entirely by Mass Communications students and airs live every Tuesday and Thursday at 6 p.m. on KSHU-TV Channel 7.

Spanish News 7 airs on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. as well.

The “News 7 Intro” and “News 7 Anchor Promo” previously won first place at the National Broadcasting Society conference last November and are up for national competition at the NBS national meeting at Washington D.C. in March.

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