The UNT Department of Media Arts won 14 awards at the Broadcast Education Association (BEA) Festival of Media Arts, an international refereed exhibition of faculty creative activities and a national showcase for student work. The 2018 Best of Festival winners were selected from a pool of over 1,540 entries, representing over 175 colleges and universities. The Festival provides a venue for exhibition of winning submissions.
Congratulations to all UNT's winners:
Sergio Almendariz: 2nd Place, On Losing a Parent
Valarie Gold: Award of Excellence, A Guy Prepares for the Day
Taylor Hearne: 3rd Place, Cigarette Burns
Patrick Moccia: Award of Excellence, Don't Wake Up
Samantha McDaniel: Award of Excellence, All Smiles
Alex Alerasoul: Award of Excellence, Happenstance
Brandon Rivera: 1st Place, Balloon Safety
Alexa Reynolds, Josey Jagielo, Teresa Diaz & Delaney Nelson: Award of Excellence, Late Night @ North Texas
Jaci Mask, Quinn Arrington & Blake Holland: Award of Excellence, ntTV Nightly News
Justin Black: Student Scriptwriting "Best of" Festival Award, Honey Hut (Feature Category)
Eric Barbara: 2nd Place, Cerebrum
Derwin Graham: Award of Excellence, HOOD
Brian Welch: Award of Excellence, The Horror of Social Intercourse
Dr. Alan Albarran & Gavin Rhoades: 2nd Place Open Paper Award, "CBS-Entercom and the Reverse Morris Trust: Implications for the Radio Industry and Future Media Mergers and Acquisitions"