2014 College Student Award Nominees!



The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences – Upper Midwest Chapter/Foundation is proud to announce its College/University nominees for the 2014 Upper Midwest Regional Student Production Awards! Follow us on Twitter and “Like” us on Facebook to get updates and share your honors with friends and family!

MOA logo 2014 NATAS – Upper Midwest Regional Student Production Awards!  Join us on Sunday March 30th at The Great Room inside Nickelodeon Universe at the Mall of America for the ceremony recognizing excellence in media production for high School & college/university students within the NATAS – Upper Midwest region. (Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa & western Wisconsin.)

NEW THIS YEAR… we will offer a job fair for college students to check out companies from across our region.  Click here for details on the 2014 NATAS – Upper Midwest Regional Student Production Awards and Job Fair!

While you’re in town for the Student Production Awards, you should take advantage of attending the 2014 Midwest Journalism Conference Friday & Saturday March 28th & 29th at the Crowne Plaza Airport in Bloomington near the Mall of America.  Click here for a list of sessions.

Student Production Crystal Pillar Award

Student Production Crystal Pillar Award

OFFICIAL NATIONAL NATAS RULES FOR STUDENT AWARD PROMOTION: Students are not considered peer professionals and as such, their regional student productions are not eligible for Emmy® award recognition.  High school & college/university students may refer to the fact that they are recipients of a Student Production Award Nomination from the Upper Midwest Emmy® Chapter  or NATAS – Upper Midwest Student Production Award Nominee.  Students and schools may not use the Emmy® name or replica of the Emmy® figure in any form of school publications, commercial advertising and promotion.  Crystal Pillar Awards will be presented to recipient schools for promotional purposes.  Students listed on the official entry form are eligible to purchase duplicate awards.

Display your Student Production Award Nomination with an official Upper Midwest Emmy® Chapter plaque or certificate.

Student Production Nomination Plaque ($75)

Student production Nomination Certificate. ($10)

Please check your nomination information.  There is a $15 to make an corrections.  If you needed something changed, email changes to info@midwestemmys.org.  If you have a name of an entry or person on your crew that is always mispronounced, please send us the correct pronunciation by March 20th, so our announcers can get it right.

The 2014 College/University Student Production Award Nominees are… (Nominations are listed in alphabetical order according to entry title)

College – Newscast

‘SU TV News
Bison Information Network – North Dakota State University

  • Jake Tschida, Director
  • Benjamin Gilbertson, Tech Director
  • Delaney Freer, Producer
  • Morgan Lubben, Server Operator
  • Adam Kempenich, Graphics Producer
  • Cassie Rohlfing, Teleprompter
  • Nathan Mitchell, Camera #1
  • Seeun Nam, Camera #2
  • Joel Sipper, Stage Manager
  • Anthony Smith, Audio Director
  • Bryn Nelson, Talent #1
  • Jared Medenwald, Talent #2
  • Allison Thorson, Sports Talent
  • Rich Lodewyk, Advisor

Campus News
Minnesota State University – Moorhead

  • Ezra Van Den Einde, Producer
  • Macy Egeland, Associate Producer
  • Rebecca Lebak, Associate Producer
  • Carly Lehmkuhl, Associate Producer
  • Chelsey Smith, Associate Producer
  • Collin Boyles, Associate Producer
  • Aaron Quanbeck, Advisor

LCTV News
Loras College

  • Mareah Adolphs, Producer/Reporter
  • Sarah Rochford, Anchor/Associate Producer
  • Matt Resnick, Anchor/Associate Producer
  • Mariah Duran, Reporter/Photographer
  • Allison Wong, Reporter
  • Mia Richardson, Reporter/Photographer
  • Alli Ellwood, Reporter/Photographer
  • Greg Cormier, Sports Reporter
  • Nina Mack, Sports Photographer
  • Joel Schmidt, Sports Photographer
  • Charles Warren, Director
  • Samantha Cihak, Technical Director
  • Eric Osborn, Audio
  • Kate Berning, Advisor

University Report
University of Minnesota

  • Octavio Abea, Anchor
  • Rachel Chazin, Producer
  • Andrew Christina, Executive Producer
  • Kelsey Crocker, Producer
  • Ja’Relle Davis, Reporter
  • Weston Dockter, Producer
  • Phillip Ford, Producer
  • Veronica Ho, Producer
  • Kari Iverson, Reporter
  • Katelin Loberg, Anchor
  • Arthur Nienhuis, Executive Producer
  • Shoree Pierce, Producer
  • Christiaan Tarbox, Reporter
  • Dana Benson, Instructor

UTVS News
St. Cloud State University

  • Josh Nguyen, Executive Producer
  • Leah Carr, Executive Producer
  • Derrick Silvestri, Advisor

UTVS News en Español
St. Cloud State University

  • Emilio Ramos- De Jesus, Executive Producer
  • Emily Haeg, Associate Producer
  • Alyssa Tryggeseth, Associate Producer
  • Derrick Silvestri, Advisor

College – News: General Assignment – Serious News

911 Emergency
UTVS – St. Cloud State University

  • Natalie Davis, Reporter/Photographer/Editor

A Family’s Last Resort
Wartburg Television – Wartburg College

  • Nichole Lyons, Reporter/Photographer

Feeding the Hungry
UTVS – St. Cloud State University

  • Natalie Davis, Reporter/Photographer/Editor

Gun Law Debate
Campus News – MSU Moorhead

  • Mat Gleeson, Photojournalist

Rocori High School Shooting: Ten Years Later
UTVS – St. Cloud State University

  • Nick Minock, Executive Producer/Reporter
  • Vicki Ikeogu, Associate Producer

Seeing Red
Daily Iowan TV – University of Iowa

  • Reid Chandler, Reporter

The Real Impact of Concussions
Wartburg Television – Wartburg College

  • Jacqueline Schutte, Reporter/ Photographer

Todd Oakes
University of Minnesota

  • Andrew Christina, Reporter

W-SR Participates in a Day of Service on 9/11
Wartburg Television – Wartburg College

  • Jacqueline Schutte, Reporter/Photographer

Worst MN flu season in years hits campus
TommieMedia.com – University of St. Thomas

  • Hannah Anderson, Reporter

WTV News Illegal Drugs on Campus
Wartburg Television – Wartburg College

  • Danny Housholder, Reporter/Photographer

College – News: General Assignment – Light News

Clean Water Project
Daily Iowan TV – University of Iowa

  • Rebekah Hoeger, Reporter

Fargo-Moorhead Symphony
Bison Information Network – North Dakota State University

  • Nicole Johnson, ‘SU TV News Director/Reporter
  • Kayla Remer, ‘SU TV News Talent

Inside the Waverly Fire Department: What it means to be a volunteer
Wartburg Television – Wartburg College

  • Jacqueline Schutte, Reporter/Photographer

Music for a Purpose
Wartburg Television – Wartburg College

  • Jacqueline Schutte, Reporter/Photographer

Officer Bowls in Spare Time
Studio One – University of North Dakota

  • Averi Haugesag, Reporter

Robotics Competition
University of Minnesota

  • Arthur Nienhuis, Reporter

Senior to serve in Haiti on break
TommieMedia.com – University of St. Thomas

  • Baihly Warfield, Reporter

Student Profile – Annika
Studio One – University of North Dakota

  • Cory Robertson, Reporter

Student pursues boxing career
TommieMedia.com – University of St. Thomas

  • Baihly Warfield, Reporter

The Harlem Shake
Campus News – MSU Moorhead

  • Ross Torgerson, Reporter

The Power of Makeup
Wartburg Television – Wartburg College

  • Caitlin Harbach, Reporter/Photographer

UND Destress Fest
Studio One – University of North Dakota

  • Cory Robertson, Reporter

WTV News Taylor Morris- Behind the Lens
Wartburg Television – Wartburg College

  • Ben Hoppenworth, Reporter/Photographer

College – Arts and Entertainment/Cultural Affairs

Day in the Life of a Dancer
Daily Iowan TV – University of Iowa

  • Christina Targosz, Reporter/Anchor

Donuts…in the Apple Orchard
Daily Iowan TV – University of Iowa

  • Alyssa Bergamini, Reporter/Anchor

Powwow at MSUM
Campus News – MSU Moorhead

  • Jacqueline Ohman, Reporter
  • Melissa Stephan, Photographer

WAM Art Rentals
University of Minnesota

  • Nick Tabbert, Reporter

College – Music Video

Medicine
University of Wisconsin – River Falls

  • Samuel Azasu, Student/Director
  • Erik Johnson, Advisor

The Roseman
Lake Superior College

  • Alexander Skomars, Writer/Photographer/Editor
  • Nate Holte, Music
  • Brandon Leno, Advisor

Tim Malloys – Song of the Dawn
Century College

  • Nic Hanke, Director/Editor
  • Samantha Rahmeyer, Producer
  • Ethan Allen, Camera Operator
  • Rick Tozier, Camera Operator
  • Dalton Thibodo, Camera Operator
  • Nate McGowen, Camera Operator
  • Mike Eddy, Instructor

College – Short Form: Fiction

Burning Memories
The University of Wisconsin-Superior

  • Pete Garsow, Director/Producer/Editor/Writer
  • Brent Notbohm, Advisor

Eve-Marie
Buena Vista University

  • Zachary Schmidt, Producer
  • Chelsey Goetz, Producer
  • Justice Kempf, Actor
  • Jerry Johnson, Advisor

Short Form: Non-Fiction

Nowhere To Go
Art Institutes International Minnesota

  • David Wilson, Director

St. John’s Abbey Releases List Of 18 Accused Monks
UTVS – St. Cloud State University

  • Nick Minock, Executive Producer/Reporter

The Disney Adventures of Walt and Roy
Buena Vista University

  • Brianna Funte, Writer/Producer/Director/Editor
  • Jerry Johnson, Advisor

This is Waverly
ReelOrange Productions – Wartburg College

  • Simon Sager, Producer/Photographer/Editor
  • Beth McAtee, Producer/Photographer/Editor

College – Long Form: Fiction

Annexation
Loras College

  • Jake Roth, Writer/Editor
  • Frankie Mosca, Director/Producer
  • Connor Stickney, Producer/Director of Photography
  • Craig Schaefer, Advisor

Chasing Neptune
ReelOrange Productions – Wartburg College

  • Ian Andrew Bee, Writer/Producer
  • Danny Housholder, Writer/Producer
  • Micah Jensen, Writer/Producer
  • Simon Sager, Writer/Producer
  • Justin Szykowny, Writer/Producer
  • Ta’Mone Williams, Writer/Producer
  • Armand Piecuch, Chief Audio Engineer/Music Producer
  • Simon Sager, Director
  • Ian Andrew Bee, Assistant Director
  • Micah Jensen, Editor
  • Shelby Granath, Director of Photography
  • Benjamin Hoppenworth, Assistant Director of Photography
  • Kyle Heuer, Audio Engineer
  • Adam Azzaro, Digital Marketing Executive
  • Travis Bockenstedt, Advisor

Hacker Pilot
University of Minnesota

  • Cosette Rae Schanilec, Creator/Producer/Director/Writer/Editor
  • Mark Neuman-Scott, Advisor

The Crew: Pilot Episode
University of Minnesota

  • Yida Ji, Producer/Director/Cinematography/Editor
  • Nadine Pham, Producer/Assistant Director/Production Sound Mixer
  • Erik Kollasch, Assistant Director/Production Sound Mixer
  • Dani Pazurek, Female Lead
  • Alon Dungy, Male Lead
  • Mark A Neuman-Scott, Advisor

College – Long Form: Non-Fiction

Blue Eyes: Twenty One Days Of China
University of Minnesota

  • Yida Ji, Producer/ Director/Editor/Cinematographer
  • Mark Neuman-Scott, Advisor

College Football: In Pursuit of Success
Campus News – MSU Moorhead

  • Ezra Van Den Eide, Producer
  • Elisha Bell, Associate Producer
  • Cassie Cowler-Amoss, Associate Producer
  • Macy Egeland, Associate Producer
  • Martin Grindeland, Advisor

No Limits: Jim Miller’s Coaching Legacy
Wartburg Television – Wartburg College

  • Shelby Granath, Producer/Photographer/Editor
  • Travis Bockenstedt, Advisor

Pretty in Pink, Covered in Dirt
Loras College

  • Makaila Haase, Director/Producer
  • Juanita Bustamante Escobar, Producer
  • Craig Schaefer, Advisor

The Emptiness
Wartburg Television – Wartburg College

  • Bethany Fristad, Producer/Photographer/Editor
  • Maren Hopkins, Producer/Photographer/Editor
  • Emily Layton, Producer/Photographer/Editor
  • Tristan Gardner, Producer/Photographer/Editor
  • Kristine Milbrandt, Producer/Photographer/Editor
  • Travis Bockenstedt, Advisor

Unlocked
Wartburg Television – Wartburg College

  • Shelby Granath, Producer/Photographer/Editor
  • Brandon Hosch, Producer/Photographer/Editor
  • Samantha Meier, Producer/Photographer/Editor
  • Emily Novotny, Producer/Photographer/Editor
  • Mackenzie Compton, Producer/Photographer/Editor
  • Travis Bockenstedt, Advisor

College – Sports

An “Off the Field” Hobby
Daily Iowan TV – University of Iowa

  • Whitney Blakemore, Sports Reporter

Ben Hanowski: A Captain’s Journey
UTVS – St. Cloud State University

  • Chelsea Johnson, Editor/Producer
  • Dani Grand, Reporter

Fencing Club
Campus News – MSU Moorhead

  • Mat Gleeson, Reporter

MSUM Student Athletes
Campus News – MSU Moorhead

  • Collin Boyles, Reporter

Senior Spotlight: Kodie Silvestri
Wartburg Television – Wartburg College

  • Shelby Granath, Reporter

Wartburg Reaction to IOC Cutting Olympic Wrestling
Wartburg Television – Wartburg College

  • Shelby Granath, Reporter/Photographer

College – Sports: Live Event

Knight Vision: Football vs BV October 12, 2013
Wartburg Television – Wartburg College

  • KnightVision Staff, Crew
  • Travis Bockenstedt, Advisor

Maverick Hockey Weekend MSU vs NMU
Bethany Lutheran College

  • Anthony Miller, Producer
  • Logan Hoppe, Director
  • Brian Christensen, Technical Director
  • Preston Schultz, Pregame/Postgame Producer
  • Greg Vandermause, Advisor

MCC Championship – William Penn University Home Basketball
William Penn University

  • Chris Redfern, Director-TD
  • Jack Borcerding, Media Operator-Replay
  • Hailey Brown, Media Operator-Camera Op
  • Ben Waters, Camera Op
  • John Provenzano, Camera Op
  • Chol Deng, Camera Op
  • Clarissa Molynuex, Camera Op
  • Taylor Reed, Camera Op
  • Cheyenn Falis, Camera Op
  • Derek Schlegel, Grad Assistant-Production-Camera Op
  • Doug Hoskins, Advisor

St Cloud State University vs. Union College
Husky Productions – St. Cloud State University

  • Alex Clysdale, Producer
  • Nicole Cunningham, Associate Producer
  • Mitch McDermott, Director
  • Brian Stanley, Advisor

William Penn University Home Football
William Penn University

  • Mikayla Djordgevic, Director
  • John Provenano, TD-Camera Op
  • Cheyenn Fallis, TD-Replay-Camera Op
  • Taylor Reed, TD-Replay-Camera Op
  • Katie Rielly, Replay-Camera Op
  • Melanie Mackey, Replay-Camera Op
  • Kurt Sedak, Camera Operator
  • Lauren Abbas, Camera Operator
  • Jebari Robinson, Camera Operator
  • Shane Moore, Camera Operator
  • Gibb Whitlatch, Camera Operator
  • Doug Hoskins, Advisor

College – Public Service (PSAs)

Feed My Starving Children
University of Minnesota

  • Yida Ji, Producer/Editor
  • Mark A Neuman-Scott, Advisor

Great Plains Food Bank PSA
Bison Information Network – North Dakota State University

  • Nicole Johnson, Producer
  • Jake Tschida, Producer
  • Abigail Armstrong, Producer
  • Rich Lodewyk, Advisor

University of Wisconsin La Crosse Promo
University of Wisconsin La Crosse

  • John Church, Editor/Photographer

College – Public Affairs/Community Service
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College – Commercial

Behind City’s Work Uniforms and Mat Services
ReelOrange Productions – Wartburg College

  • Simon Sager, Producer/Photographer/Editor
  • Beth McAtee, Producer/Photographer/Editor
  • Travis Bockenstedt, Advisor

Buena Vista University
Buena Vista University

  • Zachary Schmidt, Producer
  • Chelsey Goetz, Co-producer
  • Seth Mecklenburg, Production Coordinator
  • Seth Moeller, Post-Production Supervisor
  • Carly Demro, Art Director
  • Hannah Jo Anderson, Casting Director
  • Katy Rubino, Location Manager
  • Paige Miller, Costume Supervisor
  • Jerry Johnson, Advisor

Deeks Pizza
Bison Information Network – North Dakota State University

  • Adam Kempenich, Producer/Videographer
  • Anthony Smith, Videographer
  • Rich Lodewyk, Advisor

Make A Statement
William Penn University

  • Jordan Treimer, Producer/Co-Writer
  • Drew Ruggles, Co-Producer/DP/Co-Writer/Editor
  • Lucas Burns, Co-Producer/Camera Op/Co-Writer/Editor/Talent
  • Demi Coertze, Talent
  • Melanie Mackey, Talent
  • Chris Crawford, Talent
  • Amber Lake, Advisor

MATBus
Bison Information Network – North Dakota State University

  • Ryan Nelson, Producer
  • Moriah Stephens, Talent
  • Rich Lodewyk, Advisor

The Kid
ReelOrange Productions – Wartburg College

  • Simon Sager, Producer/Photographer/Editor
  • Travis Bockenstedt, Advisor

VCT Promo Commercial – Sam
Century College

  • Sam Bahr, Editor
  • Mike Eddy, Instructor

Wartburg West Partners with Saint John’s Cathedral
ReelOrange Productions – Wartburg College

  • Beth McAtee, Producer/Photographer/Editor
  • Simon Sager, Producer/Photographer/Editor
  • Travis Bockenstedt, Advisor

College – Animation/Graphics/Special Effects

Matt Fraser Composite
Bethany Lutheran College

Simplicity
Bethany Lutheran College

  • Aimee Bruss, Designer/Animator

Trapped
Century College

  • Christian Gayle, Visual Effects Editor

College – Audio/Sound
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College – Director

Maverick Hockey Weekend
Bethany Lutheran College

  • Logan Hoppe, Director

Maverick Hockey Weekend Pregame Show: UAA vs. MSU 11/29/13
Bethany Lutheran College

  • Brian Christensen, Director

College – Editor

Anthony Miller Composite
Bethany Lutheran College

Emerging Media!
Drake University

  • Ashley Thompson, Editor
  • Brianna Laubach, Editor

Looking for Summer
Loras College

  • Makaila Haase, Editor
  • Kylie Clark, Editor

Wartburg Football: You Will Be Next
Wartburg Television – Wartburg College

  • Shelby Granath, Editor

Zach Lehrke’s Return to the Ice
Bethany Lutheran College

  • Preston Schultz, Editor

College – Photographer

Mat Gleeson Composite
Campus News – MSU Moorhead

Melissa Stephan Composite
Campus News – MSU Moorhead

College – Talent

Alyssa Bergamini Composite
Daily Iowan TV – University of Iowa

Ben Henry Composite
UTVS – St. Cloud State University

Brad Maxwell Composite
Daily Iowan TV – University of Iowa

Brian Gendreau Composite
Studio One – University of North Dakota

Danny Housholder Composite
Wartburg Television – Wartburg College

Josh Spreiter Composite
Southwest Minnesota State University

Natalie Davis Composite
UTVS – St. Cloud State University

Reid Chandler Composite
Daily Iowan TV – University of Iowa

College – Writing

Brian Ashburn Composite
Campus News – MSU Moorhead

Girlfriend of Murdered Greenfield Man Speaks Out
UTVS – St. Cloud State University

  • Nick Minock, Executive Producer/Reporter


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