WHSN/Bangor, ME, Takes First Place At College Media Association's Pinnacle Awards
November 23, 2016 at 12:35 PM (PT)
HUSSON UNIVERSITY Alternative WHSN/BANGOR, ME took first place at the COLLEGE MEDIA ASSOCIATION’s PINNACLE AWARDS for its 2015 live broadcast of EDGAR ALLAN POE's "The Premature Burial" as the Best Radio Talk/Entertainment Show Of The Year.
Commented HUSSON UNIVERSITY NEW ENGLAND SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATIONS Manager Of Communications And Internships MARK NASON: “Our students and faculty are what make the annual “Tales of Mystery And Imagination” broadcast so successful. This award stands as a testament to the quality learning experience we make available to our students. With modern broadcast equipment and knowledgeable, experienced faculty members, NESCOM’s radio production program is regarded by many as the best in MAINE.”
The PINNACLE AWARDS honor the best college media organizations and individual work. The contest is open to student work produced by any college media organization during an academic year. The awards, presented at the FALL NATIONAL COLLEGE MEDIA CONVENTION, recognize achievements by college TV and radio stations, online media outlets, magazines, newspapers and yearbooks.
The live radio broadcast of POE’s “The Premature Burial” was performed as a live 1940s-style radio drama from the stage of the GRACIE THEATRE at HUSSON UNIVERSITY.