Congratulations to the broadcast winners for this year’s WJEA state write-offs. While the March 2020 state conference was canceled due to the coronavirus crisis, many write-off categories were submitted and judged, including broadcast.

Schools could enter once for each of the three categories. All entries must have been produced by students and originally broadcast or disseminated through a campus student medium. All entries were judged by professionals after submission.

Broadcast Sports

Staffs submitted one prerecorded sports new story on a timely topic that addressed serious topics related to athletics. For example, these may include investigative reports about facilities, drug use, injuries, budgets, scholarships, rules and regulations, etc. Total Run Time (TRT): 1:30-2 minutes.

Cleveland High School–Superior

Anchor: Molly House; Producers: Duke Kekuna and Guinevere Mangrobang; Director: Hung “Floki” Nguyen.

Broadcast News

Staffs submitted one prerecorded news story containing (usually) a reporter’s voice-over, videotaped shots and soundbites. Total Run Time: 1:30-2 minutes.

Cleveland High School–Excellent

Anchor: Shaliyah Jones; Producers: Kalvin Zeng, Finnegan Gras-Usry; Director: Mauricio Vasquez.

Timberline High School–Excellent

Anchor/Producer/Director: An Ho

Broadcast Feature

Staffs submitted one prerecorded feature package containing a reporter’s voice-over, videotaped shots and sound bites. Subject matter may focus on campus or non-campus topics of interest to a campus audience and may include sports presentations. Total Run Time (TRT): 1:30-2 minutes.

Cleveland High School–Excellent

Anchor: Erika Hairston; Producers: Arika Chinn, Duke Kekuna and Guinevere Mangrobang; Director: Mauricio Vasquez.

Timberline High School–Superior

Anchor/Producer/Director: Ian Teodoro

 

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