Rowan productions named finalists in 2008 National Student Production Awards

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   Six separate Rowan University student productions have been named as finalists in the 2008 National Student Production Awards presented by the College Broadcasters, Inc.   

    Six separate Rowan University student productions have been named as finalists in the 2008 National Student Production Awards presented by the College Broadcasters, Inc.

The 89.7 WGLS-FM website has been named a finalist in the "Best Student Media Website" category. 

Four students in Prof. Keith Brand's Sound Communication class produced individual features, titled "College Stories," that have all been named finalists in the "Best Feature" category.  The four students are: Lisa DiMaulo, a junior radio/television/film (RTF) and writing arts major of Somerdale; Dan Angelucci, a junior RTF major from Clarksboro; Tina Yangello, a senior RTF major from Pennsville; and Steve Hanulec, a senior RTF major from Woodstown.

The WGLS-FM station is also a finalist in "Best Documentary" for the documentary "Fading Farms and Saving Face: Saving the Garden State," co-produced by Julia Giacoboni, of Cedarville, a senior RTF major, and Brian Kanady, a resident of Upper Pittsgrove, who earned his bachelor's degree in journalism last May.

The documentary also has won awards from the New Jersey Broadcaster's Association, the Philadelphia Press Association, the Broadcast Education Association, the Society of Professional Journalists and the Summit International Awards.

According to their website, College Broadcasters, Inc. is an organization for students working in electronic media.  CBI encourages involvement in electronic media, relationships with media organizations, and discussion of topics relevant to their field. 

The Rowan students will be recognized at finalists and compete for national awards at the National College Media Convention in Kansas City from October 29 to November 2.

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