by ESTV and the staff of Elon's television services have been honored
by the 2003 Communicator Awards program. "Touchdown Phoenix Football"
and "Phoenix14News" received the Award of Distinction, presented
to shows or projects that exceed industry standards in production
or communication skills.
Each show involved
the work of approximately 50 students and included revisions from
the previous year. Student producers for "Touchdown Phoenix Football"
were Michael Livigne and Ian Smith. ETV/ESTV adviser for the show
was J. McMerty. "Phoenix14News" student producers were David Douglas
and Jennifer Sposato, with Linda Lashendock serving as ESTV adviser.
Awards is an international competition held annually. Elon's winning
entries were among 2,867 from 48 states and 11 other countries.
Less than 20 percent of the entries earned the Award of Distinction.