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Communications Students Win in National Broadcast Education Association Competition

Three students receive awards for their news and promotional videos
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Cal State Fullerton students in the College of Communications collected two awards in the student film and video, and the news divisions in the Broadcast Education Association Festival of Media Arts competition.

Abbey Fernandez, a senior studying communications, won second place in the television feature category for her video “Horror Bootcamp,” which aired on Univision and the CSUF student-produced Spanish-language newscast “Al Día.”

Cassidy Jo Fortin and Nathan Jeffers won an award of excellence for their entry in the promotional video category, “Welcome Video 2017.” Fortin is a senior studying cinema and television arts and journalism, with a minor in sociology. Jeffers is a graduate student studying communications.

The festival received over 1,540 entries in its 15 competitions. The national competition’s winners will be honored at BEA’s annual convention in Las Vegas in April.  

Established in 1955, the BEA is a global professional association of professors, industry professionals and graduate students who are interested in teaching and research related to electronic media and multimedia enterprises.