The CBI Conference was better than anything we could have hoped for!
TV2 brought home three, national, first place awards: Best Sportscast, which Rich Pierce was recognized for; Best Comedy, which Adam Brokaw and Casey Braun were recognized for; and Best General Entertainment Show, which Adam Brokaw and Casey Braun were both recognized for. David Hrvatin was also recognized as a finalist for Best Station Promo!
View a photo gallery of Rich Pierce and I accepting the awards on our station’s behalf!
As general manager, I am simply beaming with pride at all our station was able to accomplish.
TV2 KSU’s CBI Awards all lined up following the ceremony. Congratulations to everyone who was a part of any TV2 award category! Everyone should be very proud. It was a great day for KSU Student Media.
CNN’s Carol Costello, a Kent State alum, delivers the Keynote Address at the conclusion of the CBI Atlanta Conference. Her talking points included the difference in effectiveness of Twitter and Facebook, the importance of an online presence and how social media translates to ratings.
The award emcee, also of CNN, explains what winners are to do when accepting awards, building anticipation for the big moments!
I await the announcement of the category winner for Best General Entertainment Show.
CBI President Greg Weston poses with me for a brief picture after TV2’s award announcements.
CBI President Greg Weston announces the start of the CBI Atlanta finale – The Keynote Address and Student Production Awards!
Rich Pierce shakes hands with the CBI President after receiving his Best Sportscast award.
I accepted the plaque for Best Comedy on behalf of myself, Adam Brokaw and The Agenda from a CBI Officer.
TV2’s name appears among the finalists for Best General Entertainment Show at CBI Atlanta.
A clip of me delivering the Wilford Brimley/Paula Dean diabetes reader plays for the laughing crowd after the announcement for Best General Entertainment Show.
The Agenda clip featuring Adam Brokaw and Dylan Lusk in the middle of “Who Wants to Be a Provost?” plays for the crowd after the announcement for Best Comedy.
Rich Pierce accepts his Best Sportscast Award from a CBI Officer in front a cheering throng!
Clips from Rich Pierce’s award-winning sportscast play for the crowd.
TV2 appears among the list for Best TV Promo Finalists, thanks to David Hrvatin’s stellar “Severe Weather Promo.”
We hope to return to the national CBI Student Electronic Media Conference for many years to come!
Saying goodbye from Atlanta as we head to the airport, on behalf of myself, Rich Pierce and everyone at TV2 KSU, thank you CBI!