The student television newscast produced by the New Mexico State University journalism department is being honored for the third year in a row. News 22, which airs on KRWG-TV, has placed in the top 3 in Society of Professional Journalists Region 9 Mark of Excellence Award for Best All-Around Newscast.
Also up for awards: News 22 sports anchor and producer Stephanie Flores for Best Sports Reporting and reporter Katie Bieri for Best In-Depth Reporting. The winners will be announced at the April Region 9 conference in Santa Fe.
Fred Martino spoke with News 22 anchor/reporter and Assignment/Web Editor Zach Rael about the student broadcast.