Students win AP broadcasters college competition

A Murray State University student and an alumnus recently won awards from the Kentucky Associated Press Broadcasters college competition.

Piper Cassetto, a freshman television production major, won second place in the Best College Videographer category for her story “Clear the Track: the Legacy of Racer One.

Parker Franklin, a May 2016 graduate with a degree in journalism, won third place in Best News Story in the radio division for his story “How Universities Address Kentucky’s Doctor Shortage.” The piece aired on WKMS. Franklin is now a reporter with the Murray Ledger & Times.

The Kentucky Associated Press Broadcasters competition is designed to recognize outstanding performance in broadcast journalism among Associated Press members. The competition is open to AP members in Kentucky and outside Kentucky with designated market areas that extend into the state.

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Posted on 05 January 2018 by jmcjournal

Categorized | Students