NASHVILLE (TSU News Service) – The 2014 awards presentation for the best journalism in broadcast and print was held Saturday, March 22, at the Sheraton Nashville Downtown.
Dr. Terry Likes, professor and chair of the Department of Communications, captured three first-place awards and one-second place. His reports aired on the Tennessee Radio Network with a variety of topics ranging from the music, news and sports industries.
Likes’ honors included the following:
- 1st place. Best Light Feature. “It Was 50 Years Ago…The Beatles: Legacy. http://youtu.be/bjBVGSKBFeY
1st place. Best Sports Feature. “We Will Rock You: Music Branding in Sports.” http://youtu.be/C9bhHAnsVZE
- 1st place. Best Use of Sound. “In our memory, the soundtrack to news: How news events shape music.” http://youtu.be/i3qhZj8H3O8
- 2nd place. Best Use of Sound. “We Will Rock You: Music Branding in Sports.” http://youtu.be/C9bhHAnsVZE
ikes’ report on the Beatles also won 1st place in the Best of Competition category, from the Broadcast Education Association Faculty Audio Competition.
“It is an honor to represent TSU in this regard and to continue to enhance my reporting skills for the benefit of our students,” said Likes. “Evidence of current professional success helps in the classroom when students can see professors remain active in the industry, achieve at a high level, while professors can encourage students to seek excellence in their own student competitions.”
This is the 14th Tennessee Associated Press award for Likes. He has also won six regional Edward R. Murrow awards, is the recipient of 50 awards during his career including honors from the Broadcast Education Association, Kentucky Associated Press, National Broadcasting Society, and the National Press Club. Since joining TSU in 2008, Likes has won 34 awards while his students have won 50 awards from the TN Associated Press, Southeast Journalism Conference, Society of Professional Journalists and National Broadcasting Society.
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