Radio TV Film productions at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh recently won awards at two competitions.
On May 9, the Wisconsin Community Media Awards were presented at an annual celebration in Wisconsin Dells. UWO’s Titan TV came away with six awards in the nine-state competition. First-place awards were won in the category of Entertainment for the program Wired Up, produced by Julia Beck and Aleksandra Miladinovic, and in the Personality category for the program Overnight With Oscar hosted by Oscar Benitez.
Second-place honors were won in the Series category for Curtain Call; in the Magazine Format-News category for Titan TV News; in Sports for Titan Overtime; and in the Talk Show category for UWO in 30 produced for the Studio Production course.
On May 10, the Milwaukee Press Club presented journalism awards at its annual convention in Milwaukee. UWO’s WRST won two awards in this statewide competition. In the category for best audio news story-single or ongoing, WRST reporter Joe Schulz won for his piece analyzing UWO crime statistics. In the category for best audio feature story, WRST won third place for an entry profiling a local barber who’s an ex-con. The segment by Dylon Klubertanz was produced for the Advanced Radio Production course.
With these awards, Radio TV Film students have won 47 competitive honors this academic year.