Students who want a career in broadcasting can get invaluable experience at KUJH-TV, which produces daily newscasts and sports talk programming. Each semester, the station produces other local programs, constantly expanding its coverage of sports, special events and documentaries. Students at KUJH get the opportunity to work with the latest software and technology as on-camera talent, producers, directors and writers.
Becky Phelps (left), Bryanna Crouch (right), and the KUJH-TV staff recently placed second in the TV Newscast category of the Broadcast Education Association's Festival of Media Arts contest. Watch the award-winning newscast here.
Students who get involved with KUJH are taught and advised by faculty members who have been in the field for many years. They gain experience in all areas of production so that they are prepared to enter the media world from all directions. Former KUJH students have landed jobs even before graduating at WDTN in Dayton, Ohio; KFOX14 in El Paso, Texas; and KRGG in Jefferson City, Mo.
Becky Phelps and Bryanna Crouch (pictured above) won second place in the 2020 Broadcaster Educators Assocation Festival of Media Arts national competition for TV Newscast.
The following students won awards in the 2020 Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence competition:
- Bryanna Crouch and Becky Phelps, Best All-Around TV Newscast
Keely Drew McCormick, TV In-D
The following students won awards in the 2020 Kansas Association of Broadcasters’ Student Awards competition:
- Bryanna Crouch, Becky Phelps and KUJH Staff, first place in Complete Newscast
- Keely Drew McCormick, first place in Hard News Package
- Keely Drew McCormick, first place in Enterprise News Package
- Keely Drew McCormick, first place in Complete News Feature
- Malik Jackson, second place in Hard News Package
- Malik Jackson, third place in Enterprise News Package
The following students won awards in the 2019 Kansas Association of Broadcasters’ Student Awards competition:
- Courtney Gehrke and KUJH staff, first place in Complete Newscast
- Aksinya Kichigina, first place in Hard News Package
- Keely McCormick, second place in Sportscast
- Jack Nadeau and Nick Couzin, honorable mention in Sports Play-by-Play
- Keely McCormick and Malik Jackson, honorable mention in Entertainment Program