Last weekend in New York City, the 77th Intercollegiate National Broadcasting Awards and conference was held. The annual IBS New York City Conference is focused on New Trends in School/College Radio/TV/Webcasting!
The conference was located at Hotel Pennsylvania, across from Madison Square Garden and PENN Station and featured over 150 speakers, over 100 sessions and tours, and 1,400 attendees from all over the world! This was the largest IBS conference of the year and part of the IBS 2016-2017 coast-to-coast conference series!
The IBS Trophy Awards honored excellence in programming, air personalities, public service efforts, and outstanding stations. The 2017 winners were announced and trophies presented to all finalists and winners. IBS presented IBS Golden Microphone Trophies to winners/finalists during the finale of the conference.
This year, 39 Storm Radio and Storm TV student groups were announced as finalists in the high school division, representing the top 5 percent in each of the high school categories. LJH Digital Storm students received an impressive 10 National Winner trophies and 29 National Finalist trophies.
Congratulations to the following National winners and finalists from Lincoln Junior High- LJH Digital Storm Mass Media program.
NATIONAL WINNERS IN THE HIGH SCHOOL DIVISION
NATIONAL WINNERS (photo above)
FRONT ROW: Harlie Mast, Kendra Howard, Jenna Abberger, Madison Stiles, and Emma Janda:
SECOND ROW: Viktoria Vancza, Mason Keller, Collin Mills, Kaleigh Kephart, Tallulah Gault, Drew Harrell, Ana Aguilar
BACK ROW: Diego Martinez, Cristian Quintana, Austin Kizer, Olivia Horvath, Daniel Bacon, and Hayden Hopple.
|Viktoria Vancza, Kendra Howard, Harlie Mast, Cristian Quintana||Best Community News Coverage- Radio- Blueberry Festival Director|
|Kaleigh Kephart, Jenna Abberger, Tallulah Gault,||Best Spot News Interview- Radio- Mooney’s Ice Cream|
|Jenna Abberger, Tallulah Gault||Best Specialty Show- Radio- Halloween Show|
|Cristian Quintana||Best Sports Play-by-Play- Radio: Women’s Volleyball|
|Kaleigh Kephart, Jenna Abberger, Tallulah Gault,||Best Underwriting Spot- Radio- Delta Theta Tau Sorority|
|Mason Keller and Collin Mills||Best Community Volunteer Program/Personality – Radio-WTCA Rusty Nixon|
|Daniel Bacon, Madison Stiles, Drew Harrell,||Best TV Sports Report- Mooney’s- on location|
|Ana Aguilar, Emma Janda, Austin Kizer, Olivia Horvath, Hayden Hopple||Best TV Talk Program- David Harker- WNDU|
|LJH Digital Storm Staff- Storm Radio & Storm TV||Best Station Promotion – TV & Radio- LJH Digital Storm|
|Diego Martinez||Best Use of Graphics- TV|
|Viktoria Vancza, Harlie Mast, Cristian Quintana, Kendra Howard||Best News Feature Story- Radio- Mila’s Market|
|Viktoria Vancza, Harlie Mast, Cristian Quintana, Kendra Howard||Best Community News Coverage- Radio- Blueberry Festival-Park Superindentent|
|Viktoria Vancza, Harlie Mast, Cristian Quintana, Kendra Howard||Best Spot News Interview Radio- Sugar Shack|
|Cristian Quintana and Logan Banks||Best Sports Play-by-play – Radio- football|
|Hayden Hopple||Best Sports Play-by-Play- Radio-, Women’s Basketball|
|Tallulah Gault and Jenna Abberger||Best Sports Interview- Radio- The RockPile|
|Tallulah Gault, Jenna Abberger, Kaleigh Kephart||Best Event Promo- Radio- LJH Fall Festival|
|Tallulah Gault||Best Public Service Announcement – Radio- Internet Safety|
|Viktoria Vancza, Harlie Mast, Cristian Quintana, Kendra Howard||Best Underwriting Spot Radio- American Legion|
|Viktoria Vancza, Harlie Mast, Cristian Quintana, Kendra Howard||Best Commercial Spot -Radio- Sugar Shack|
|Collin Mills, Jefry Orsoto, Ryan Ahlrich(Interpreter)||Best Talk Program- Radio- Diversity in our School|
|Viktoria Vancza, Harlie Mast, Cristian Quintana, Kendra Howard||Best Celebrity Interview- Tricia Sloma- Radio- Anchor- WNDU|
|Jenna Abberger, Tallulah Gault, Kaleigh Kephart||Best Celebrity Interview- David Harker-Radio- Meteorologist- WNDU|
|Cristina Shortt, Katie Thielman, Nadia Arroyo, Alilyana Leech||Best Community Volunteer Program/Personality- Radio-WTCA Rusty Nixon|
|Tallulah Gault, Kaleigh Kephart, Jenna Abberger, Brenna Large, Grace Hinderlider, and Diego Martinez||Best Station Contest/Promotional Event- Radio- Fall Festival|
|Diego Martinez||Best Station Promotional Poster- Storm Radio|
|Owen Blanchard and Tyler Richey||Best Website- LJH Digital Storm|
|Eric Nunez, Allissa Hartman, and Alivia Simpson, Kylee Dalton, Gabrielle Garza, Viktoria Vancza, Harlie Mast, Cristian Quintana, Kendra Howard||Best Podcast Using Facebook Live|
|Viktoria Vancza, Harlie Mast, Cristian Quintana, Kendra Howard,Jenna Abberger, Tallulah Gault, Kaleigh Kephart||Best Station Blog|
|Grace Hinderlider and Brenna Large||Best Use of Facebook|
|Grace Hinderlider and Brenna Large||Best Use of Twitter- Storm Radio|
|LJH Digital Storm Staff||Best Use of YouTube- Storm TV|
|Eric Nunez, Allissa Hartman, and Alivia Simpson, Kylee Dalton, Gabrielle Garza, Stefany Ordonez||Best Newscast- TV|
|Daniel Bacon, Drew Harrell, Madison Stiles||Best Sports Report- Varsity Coach on Location- TV|
|Eric Nunez, Allissa Hartman, and Alivia Simpson, Kylee Dalton, Gabrielle Garza||Best Variety Program-TV- Milas|
|Emma Janda, Austin Kizer, Olivia Horvath, Ana Aguilar||Best Variety Program- TV- Yolandas|
|Eric Nunez, Allissa Hartman, and Alivia Simpson, Kylee Dalton, Gabrielle Garza||Best Talk Program- TV- Tricia Sloma- WNDU|
|Kylee Colindres, Austin Kizer, Chloe Garner||Best Program Promotion- TV- LJH Digital Storm|
|Brenna Large and Grace Hinderlider||Best Commercial/Promotion- TV- LJH Dance|