School of Communications

Elon Phoenix Weekly

Elon Phoenix Weekly is a student-produced sports show that airs regionally on Saturday mornings on ESPN2. The 30-minute show began airing in 2006 in a five-county region in North Carolina. It airs when classes are in session, and it is a joint venture between the School of Communications and the Athletics Department with funding from the Provost's Office. Recently, the program a national first-place prize for Best News/Sports Feature from the Association of Higher Education Cable Television Administrators. The award went to alumna Tiffany Lyons, the student producer of Phoenix Weekly at the time, and the entry was a compilation that included an interview with Elon alumnus Jack McKeon, who led the Florida Marlins to the World Series title in 2003; coverage of the Southern Conference basketball tournament in Charleston, S.C.; and several studio segments. Max Negin serves as the show's adviser.

View past episodes of the Phoenix Weekly