• Camera operator for Midwest Regional Emmy (1999) for “Live Sports Coverage” of Cincinnati Reds baseball with Fox Sports Net Ohio.

  • Camera operator for Midwest Regional Emmy (2002) for “Live Sports Coverage” of  Columbus Bluejackets hockey for Fox Sports Net Ohio.

  • Camera operator for Cincinnati Reds winning scoreboard productions of two Golden Matrix Awards (2005) given by the Image Display & Entertainment Association for the best in-house video productions at arenas and stadiums in North America. First place for “Best Overall Video Display” and first place for “Best Video Display” in baseball.

  • Nominee Midwest Regional Emmy (2010) for “Sporting Event/Game-Live/Unedited” Cincinnati Bengals Pre-Season Television on WKRC-TV.

  • Telly Award (2007) for “Studio ‘89”  televised concert performances for Kentucky’s PBS affiliates

  • Telly Award (2007) for “NKU News” in online student program category

  • Nominee Midwest Regional Emmy(2010) for “Sporting Event/Game-Live/Unedited” Cincinnati Bengals Pre-Season Television on WKRC-TV, channel 12, Cincinnati

  • Camera operator for Midwest Regional Emmy (2010) for “Sporting Event/Game-Live/Unedited” , High School Football Game of the Week, Fox Sports Ohio

  • Producer, “I:69 Are We There Yet?” News documentary for WTIU-TV at Indiana University in Bloomington. Nominated for Emmy (2013) from Lower Great Lakes Emmy Chapter under “News Special” category

  • Edward R. Murrow (2014) regional award from Radio Television Digital News Association for best small market radio news documentary. field/co-producer, “Sexual Assault Among Youth”, WFIU-FM, Indiana University public radio station, Bloomington, Indiana.

  • Co-Producer, “Shadows of Innocence: Sexual Assault Among Youth” News documentary for WTIU-TV at Indiana University in Bloomington. Nominated for Emmy (2014) from Lower Great Lakes Emmy Chapter under “News Special” category

  • Advisor to student director and producer Tori Lentz and student Director of Photography Kasey Long for their “Award of Excellence” for the documentary “From Addiction to Recovery: A Community’s Response to the Heroin Epidemic” from the Broadcast Education Association’s 2017 Festival of Media Arts.

The television and radio documentaries in which I was producer (TV) and field/co-producer (radio) along with NKU students and the news team at WTIU and WFIU at Indiana University, Finding the Fix: Heroin’s Hold on the Heartland, achieved the following awards and recognition: 

  • (2017) Regional Emmy Nomination from the Lower Great Lakes Region of the Academy for Television Arts and Sciences in the “Documentary-Topical” category.

  • (2017) The Indiana Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, first place in television “Documentary or Special” category (outside Indianapolis market) And, first place, radio “Documentary or Special”.

  • (2017) Public Radio News Directors Incorporated, nationally, second place, long documentary category (radio)

  • (2017) Regional (Region 7) Edward R. Murrow award from the Radio Television Digital News Association radio small market in the “Excellence in Innovation” category

  • (2017) Indiana Associated Press Broadcasters Association, local TV, “Best Community Impact” category, second place.

  • (2017) Indiana Associated Press Broadcasters Association, radio, first place, in “Best Public Affairs Program”

  • (2017) National Institute for Health Care Management Foundation, Research and Journalism Awards, finalist in Television and Journalism Award category

 

ACADEMIC PANELS AND PRESENTATIONS

  • “To ‘B’ or Not to ‘B’: Keeping Broadcasting in the Electronic Media and Broadcasting Major at Northern Kentucky University” panel presentation at Broadcast Education Association national convention in Las Vegas, NV 2012.

  • “Summer Bootcamp: Preparing Graduate Students with Multi-Media Journalism Skills to Work in a Converged Newsroom at Indiana University” panel presentation at Broadcast Education Association national convention in Las Vegas, NV 2012.

  • “The Class Website Take 2: Easy Access to Learning Materials” panel presentation at Broadcast Education Association national convention in Las Vegas, NV 2014.

  • “From Public Access to ESPN3 and Fox Sports Ohio: A Sports Production Class Evolves with the Technology” panel presentation at Broadcast Education Association national convention in Las Vegas, NV 2019. (This presentation was a late addition that was not included in the conference program.)

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