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Missouri Broadcasters Association recognizes work from university

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Broadcast staff members at KSMU and Ozarks Public Television at Missouri State University received awards from the Missouri Broadcaster’s Association for their news stories gathered throughout the year.

  • Tom Carter, manager of programming and production at Ozarks Public Television, was the winner of the Special Programs category for Around the World, Here at Home.
  • Jennifer Davidson, senior news producer at KSMU, was the winner of the Feature Reporting category for Saving Joplin’s Trees.
  • Michele Skalicky, morning show host at KSMU, won the Sports category for On the Fast Track: Racing in the Ozarks.
  • Carter, OPT production staff and many other community contributors won the Documentary category for their work on O’Reilly General Hospital: The Hospital with a Soul:

Steve Wynn, Brent Slane, OPT production staff, many other broadcast services staff and community contributors were recognized with the merit award.

“It’s always an enjoyable opportunity to see the good work and efforts of television and radio stations across Missouri,” said Carter.

The Missouri Broadcaster’s Association is a professional organization for commercial and public broadcasting for both radio and television states statewide. This competition is designed to showcase the best work of staff members throughout the state creating exceptional news pieces.

For more information, contact Carter at (417) 836-4621.


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