Gridiron Glory Student Production Team standing on set

WOUB Students Nominated for College Student Production Awards

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Winners will be announced in October

ATHENS, OH – Ten current and former WOUB students have been nominated for three different Ohio Valley Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 2021 College Student Production Awards.

“We are very proud of the students,” said WOUB Director of Student Professional Development Michael Rodriguez. “Ohio University students who work at WOUB while going to college get the chance to produce high-quality work that is broadcast to a 55-county region in Ohio, West Virginia and Kentucky, and we are thrilled they are being recognized for their efforts.”

WOUB students, Joseph Hennessy, Michael Wyrick, Molly Kennedy, Joey Madore, Vicky Swift, Katherine Morey, Jackson Baehr and Anthony Marino were nominated in the Sports Program category for episode 10 of Gridiron Glory season 21. Rodriguez was nominated along with the students as their advisor. Students Michael Roth and Thomas Garverick were nominated individually in the Talent – News or Sports category.

The 2021 College Student Production competition received a record number of entries from colleges and universities across the chapter’s four-state region. Industry professionals judged and critiqued the entries which showcased a wide range of talent from future broadcasters and media producers. 

“The work submitted by this year’s nominees show they, and their advisors, truly understand what the Student Production Awards is all about – pursuing excellence,” said Echo Gamel, co-chair of the Student Production Awards for the Ohio Valley Chapter. “We are excited to be honoring the hard work and creative talents of these students. Congratulations to all of the nominees!”

The recipients for the College Student Production Awards competition will be announced during a virtual ceremony on Sunday, October 3 at 8:00 p.m. (ET)/7:00 p.m. (CT) at and through The Emmys® App (