Friday, April 7, 2023

JDM Media Students, Faculty and Staff cover WBB National Championship game

The Journalism and Digital Media department continued a tradition of sending student, staff and faculty to cover the very successful AU Women's Basketball team at the 2023 National Championship game held in Dallas. This year was the fifth time that JDM sent a converged media group to report on an NCAA National Championship event. This year, Director of Broadcasting and Operations John Skrada, WRDL General Manager and Professional Instructor of JDM Derek Wood, WRDL/Collegian/AUTV 20 Sports Director Cade Cracas, AUTV 20 News Producer and Collegian Sports Editor Ethan Jenkins and Collegian Features Editor Brynn Meisse provided excellent wall-to-wall media coverage for AUTV 20, The Collegian and 88.9 WRDL.

The Collegian wins three First Place awards at ONMA conference

The Collegian newspaper collected three First Place awards in the 2023 Ohio News Media Association competition. The ONMA awards are a yearly state-wide professional and collegiate competition to determine the best newspapers and websites in Ohio. The Collegian was honored in the following categories: Best Website in Division B Best Headline Writing in Division B awarded to Katelyn Meeks, News Editor Best Statt Sports Reporting in Division B

Sunday, April 2, 2023

Head Coach Kari Pickens finds third national championship | Division II ...

Congratulations to the AU Women's Basketball team for winning the national championship. Great job by the Journalism and Digital Media department crew (Ethan Jenkins, Cade Cracas, Brynn Meisse, John Skrada, Derek Wood) for their stellar digital production and journalism work all season. Watch this wrap-up video produced by Ethan Jenkins for AUTV 20.