2018 Audio Semi-Finalists

** PLEASE CHECK THAT CORRECT NAMES ARE LISTED, and that SPELLING IS CORRECT ON NAMES AND TITLES **  Finalists are from the top 20 to 30% of entries.
Semi-finalists are from the top 50 to 60% of entries.  Categories with fewer than three entries may not have finalists listed.

AUDIO 101 Hard News Finalists

News Deserts, James Copeland, Kansas State
OKCPD Shooting Charges, Storme Jones, Oklahoma
High School Voter Registration, Megan Gallagher, Texas State
Mass Shootings: UNL Response, Kellan Heavican, Nebraska-Lincoln

AUDIO 102 News Feature Semi-Finalists

24-Hour Film Race, Angel Pineda, Texas at Arlington
Bike Safety in Lincoln, Holly Kell, Nebraska-Lincoln
UNL Pedestrian Traffic Changes, Elic Chisam, Nebraska-Lincoln
JMC Scholarships, Trace Salzbrenner, Kansas State
Suicides of College Students, Chase Thompson, Nebraska-Lincoln

AUDIO 104b Sports Play-by-Play Finalists

WNMU vs. WTAMU Basketball, Ben Stedman & Alex Kypfer, West Texas A&M
SFA Baseball 4/22/18 Play-by-Play, Logan Ward, Stephen F. Austin
Baylor vs. OU football, Thomas Mott & Jakob Brandenburg, Baylor
OC vs LCU, Oklahoma Christian, Zach Payne

AUDIO 104c News or Sports Talent Finalists

Lucas Peterson, Lucas Peterson Talent Demo, Kansas State
Alexis Coppola, Alexis Coppola Reporting, Texas At Arlington
James Copeland, James Copeland Talent Demo, Kansas State

AUDIO 105 Radio DJ Talent Semi-Finalists

KWTS – The Power Block, Mathew Block, KWTS Class, West Texas A&M
Andrew Fowler DJ, Andrew Fowler, Texas at Arlington
Lions After Dark/KEOM, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Texas A&M-Commerce
Rebel Radio Show, Jeremy Davis, Nebraska-Lincoln
KVHU 95.3 Announcing, Tiffany Bishop, Harding
KSAU Radio Aircheck, Kristin Wange, Stephen F. Austin
Lunch Bunch, Mitchell Brown, Oklahoma

AUDIO 107 Spot Production Semi-Finalists

Homecoming Musical Promo, Jack Allen, Harding
Rebel Radio Promo, Jeremy Davis, Nebraska-Lincoln
KSAU Team Promo, Rakeshia Wines, Stephen F. Austin
KWTS Promo – Commute, West Texas A&M
KTXT – 2017 Hub City Fest Promo, Nicholas Hay, Texas Tech
Character PSA, Leah Johnson, Harding
Village Geek, Evan Penner, Kansas State

AUDIO 109 Audio Podcast / Short Semi-Finalists

Norman Plastic Bag Fee, Storme Jones, Oklahoma
Lindsey & Asp, Lindsay Martin, John Fuchs, Oklahoma
San Munchies: Episode 2, Emilee Biles, Texas State
Spill the Teas: Body Image, Robert Vela III & Melanie Garcia, Texas State
“Silence” Informational Piece, Jonathan Cleverdon, Oklahoma Christian
Ukulele, Amanda Roach, Texas Wesleyan
SFA Hungerjacks Podcast, Brielle Thomas, Stephen F. Austin
Infinity War Review, Angel Piñeda, Texas at Arlington

AUDIO 110 Audio Documentary Finalists

Artist Spotlight: Muddy Waters, Brian Delp, Harding
Artist Spotlight: Sam Phillips, Grace Nickols, Harding
Artist Spotlight: Elvis Presley, Bronson Crabtree, Harding

AUDIO 111 Radio Drama Finalists

Lost & Found, Parastoo Nikravesh, Stephen F. Austin
Guns Blazing, K. Garrett Berg, Tarrant County College
Voices, Brennan Spear & Blake Mayfield, Oklahoma Christian

AUDIO 112 Radio Newscast Finalists

UTA Radio News 4-10-18, Pablo Peña, Alexis Coppola & Angel Piñeda, Texas at Arlington
NPR-One Newscast, Storme Jones, Oklahoma

AUDIO 113 “Public Affairs” Show Finalists

KSAU Campus & Community Program, Isaac Niedrauer, Stephen F. Austin
Live Lounge – Johnny Reverb, Victor Villagran, Anna Parsons, Keith Augustine, West Texas A&M
KTXT “Hair On Air” – 5/2/18, Miette Esteb and Savannah Gilbreath, Texas Tech
Nebraska/Arkansas State Pre-game, Kellan Heavican, Nebraska-Lincoln

 

 

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