NMSU’S student-produced, live television newscast has been awarded the “Excellence in Broadcasting” award by the New Mexico Broadcaster’s Association. The award was given for the newscast that aired on KRWG-TV on February 22, 2012. It recognizes the professionalism and dedication NMSU students bring to the newscast.
This is another in a series of awards News22 has won over the past few years. For the past three years News22 has been in the top three student-produced newscasts in Region 9 of the Society of Professional Journalists. Region 9 includes schools in New Mexico, Colorado, Utah and Wyoming. In addition, News22 reporters have in the past won awards for both general assignment reporting, sports reporting and videography.