NMSU Students Headed To Journalism Awards Conference

Apr 4, 2013

  The student television newscast produced by the New Mexico State University journalism department is being honored for the third year in a row.  Fred Martino reports.

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.

Zach Rael anchors and reports for News 22…and also serves as its assignment and website editor.

He says the newscast is like a big classroom.

In addition to the newscast, several students are 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.

And to raise to go to that conference, the students will be holding a car wash tomorrow (Saturday) from 10 to 2….at Adventure Travel…at Missouri and Triviz in Las Cruces.