Georgia Southern Receives Four Emmy Nominations

Written by  Courtesy Georgia Southern Tuesday, 13 May 2014 09:14

 Art Berger (front) and Jeremiah Womble Art Berger (front) and Jeremiah Womble The nominations include Best Student News Production, Best Student Production, Best Sports Director and Best Technical Director.


  Art Berger, director of the Multimedia Development Center, said "We are very proud of our work and especially our student nominations. The work we produced this year for our sports is comparable to large network, Major League Baseball broadcasts.” 


  Berger received an Emmy Award nomination for Best Sports Director for “Inside Georgia Southern Football” and Best Technical Director for live games of Georgia Southern football and for “Georgia Southern Baseball Live” with Ryan Chambers and Kris Draper.  


  Berger says that while he is proud of his nominations, the students are the ones who truly deserve the big win.


  Berger said the student news which airs on compares to a CNN Headline newscast, and "Just Wild," was a finalist this year in the MTV student video awards.


  The projects and students that received nominations were "Just Wild" Saving Exotic Animals by Allen Lincoln, AnnNell Byne, Jose Ocampo, Tim Hunt and Jake Taylor; and "Chomp the Gators and Gus in Space" by Allen Lincoln, Sade Thomas, Wilson Brown, Evan Lebish, Robert O'Donnell, Tim Bragg and Cassandra Holmes.


  The winners will be announced June 7th in Atlanta. This year the Southeast Chapter received more than 1000 entries.

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