MCMA's RTD Nabs Awards at SINBA!

Southern Illinois University



RTD Wins Multiple Awards at SINBA!

April 22, 2013

It was an amazing night for Radio, Television, and Digital Media students this weekend at the Illinois News Broadcasters Association SINBA Awards:
   -River Region Evening Edition - 1st place for Outstanding TV Newscast
   -Saluki SportsView - 1st place for Outstanding TV Sports Program
   -Jessica Anderson - 1st place for TV Sports Reporting, 3rd place for TV News Reporting
   -Sunrise Sports - 2nd place for Radio Sports Program
   -Danny Valle - 2nd place for Radio Sports Play-By-Play 
The professionals won big, too.  The Associated Press presented statewide awards at the same event.  WSIU-FM was named the Best Radio Newscast - Downstate.
Many of our grads were also honored as stations they work for throughout the state took home honors.  WSIL-3, where many of our grads are working, was honored with numerous awards.
Congratulations to our RTD students who are recognized nationwide as top notch!  
A big congratulations also to my newsroom team members Joey Helleny and Eileen Waldron and to the faculty and professional staff members who help guide these students to success.
Greg Todd
News Director
River Region Evening Edition