College Media Awards Competition

Categories and Rules

For Categories and Judging Criteria, click here

Deadline for Entries: Friday, February 16, 2018

Enter at the contest webpage.

Questions about categories and submission criteria may be directed to Steve Price:

Phone: (660) 543-4922

Email: price@ucmo.edu

Questions about  the OpenWater submission platform may be directed to Terry Harper:

Phone: (573) 636-6692

Email: tharper@mbaweb.org


2018 Winners


2017 Award Winners & Merits

Video

Animation
-First Place: Missouri State University – Show-Me Chefs Opening Credit – Hillary Vu,Chelsea Eichholz,Daan Jansen, Michael Rose, Alfredo Pando Burciaga,Taye B Taye, Colin Robertson, C Brian Light
-Honorable Mention: Southwest Baptist University – Good Samaritan Boys Ranch Motion PSA – Anna Thorne,Jessica Sanders

Commercial
-First Place: Missouri State University – Show-Me Chefs Promo – Daan Jansen, Chelsea Eichholz, C. Brian Light, Lauren Johnson, Colin Robinson, Peter Batemon, Taye B.Taye, Alfredo Pando Burciaga
-Honorable Mention: Missouri State University – “Backstage” Official Trailer – Jaci Herron,Lauren Johnson,Erin Snider,Chelsea Eiccholz,Samantha Kelly,Christian Douglass

Documentary/Public Affairs
-First Place: Evangel University – The Least of These – Robert Kelley, Noah Giamei, Ruth Gilmore, Cassie Nichols, Emily Brown
-Honorable Mention: Evangel University – Life On Ice – Joshua Kingham,Matthew Entsminger,Lauren Havard,Billy Hansen

Feature Film
-First Place: Evangel University – Veins of Gold – Robert Kelley, Noah Giamei
-First Place: Evangel University – Skylar – Rajeev Colton, Andrew Kilpatrick

Intermediate Film
-First Place: Missouri State University – Counting to 1000 – Josh Pfaff, Samantha Rohde, Andrew Westmass, Joshua Moore, Daan Jansen, Logan Sparlin
-Honorable Mention: Missouri State University – Liven – Kong Thoa,Colin Robertson,Alex Lee,Hillary Vu,Kelly Meyer,Vicki Hedgecock

Multi-camera Live Event
-First Place: Missouri Valley College – MBB vs Baker – Justin Schaefer, Chris Wallace
-Honorable Mention: Missouri Southern State University – Homecoming Parade Oct. 2016 – Hank Boulanger ,Patrick Wheeler,Alex Bryant,Joshua Moore ,Makenzi Markham,McKinzie Payton,Makenzie Copeland

News Show-Non-Recurring
-First Place: Drury University – DUTV Show 2 Fall 2016 – Morgan Brown, Kaitlyn Schumacher, Cahla Shields, Sammy Boring

News Show-Recurring
-First Place: Northwest Missouri State University – Channel 8 News – Jacob Wood, James O’Connell, Kati Peterson,Tyler Jones, Maureen Proksel, Rachel DeYoung, Adam Bochart
-Honorable Mention: Evangel University – Newswatch Today – 4-14-2016 – Matthew Entsminger,Joshua Kingham

News Story Feature
-First Place: Northwest Missouri State University – Channel 8 News: Highway Patrol Ride Along – Jacob Wood, Rachel DeYoung
-Honorable Mention: Missouri Southern State University – Texting in Class – Ty Albright

News Story Hard
-First Place: Southwest Baptist University – Downtown Bolivar – Brandon Pool
-Honorable Mention: Northwest Missouri State University – Channel 8 News: Missouri Hope Field Exercises – Trevor Watson

PSA
-First Place: Missouri Southern State University – Dress For Success Event PSA – Alecia Henson, Sydney Holtsman, Megan Aldridge , Emily Epp, Makenzi Markham
-Honorable Mention: Southwest Baptist University – Good Samaritan Boys Ranch Video PSA – Anna Thorne,Jessica Sanders

Short Film
-First Place: Missouri State University – “Limbo” Episode 1 – Jacob Martin, Alexandria Stamper, Alexandra Pérez Díaz, Dan Nichols, Josh Pfaff, Brian Light
-Honorable Mention: Evangel University – Alone – Joshua Kingham,Michael Gibson,Matthew Entsminger,Andrew Kilpatrick,Joseph Burnash

Special Programs
-First Place: Northwest Missouri State University – Respawn Televison – Kati Peterson, Devin Vinzant, Makenzie Dockerty, Steven Spire, Adam Bochart, Trevor Watson
-Honorable Mention: Missouri State University – Seven People Who Shouldn’t Be At The Gym – Conor Tierney

Sports Package
-First Place: Northwest Missouri State University – Bearcat Update: Weight Lifting Competition – Cody Cooper
-Honorable Mention: University of Central Missouri – Senior Spotlight: Shelby Winkelmann – Bryce Jones,Rick Failer

Sports Show
-First Place: University of Central Missouri – UCM SPORTSPAGE – Marquis Jones, Jayda Hill, Michael Frazier, Brandal McReynolds, Reid Karscig, Rick Failer
-Honorable Mention: Evangel University – Sports Update on EUTV – 10-7-2016 – Natalie Hohn,Lauren Havard

Script

Commercial/Promo/PSA
-First Place: Missouri Southern State University – My Body Sings Electric Concert PSA – James Walls

Dramatic
-First Place: Missouri State University – Coming of Age 101– William Q. Caton
-Honorable Mention: Missouri State University – Sidekicked– Willow Onken

Multimedia

Web Site
-First Place: Evangel University – crusadermedia.com – Vincent Bushongg

Audio

Air Check
-First Place: Northwest Missouri State University – Lizzie McCoy – Lizzie McCoy
-Honorable Mention: Missouri Southern State University – Hour in the 80’s with East Bay J – Justin Eves

Commercial
-First Place: Missouri Valley College – Fitzgibbon Hospital – Troy Jones
-Honorable Mention: Central Methodist University – Randomizer Show Promo – Nicholas Foland

Documentary/Public Affairs
-First Place: Northwest Missouri State University – Cory Finch Documentary – Cory Finch
-Honorable Mention: University of Missouri – Kansas City – Kansas City Soldierettes – Sunnie Carney

Dramatic
-First Place: University of Missouri – Kansas City – ‘Til Death Do Us Apart – Brandon Gibsonu

Feature
-First Place: University of Missouri – Kansas City – Uncle Babs – Hannah Meyer
-Honorable Mention: University of Missouri – Kansas City – Superman vs Batman VoxPox – Blake Elizondo

News Show
-First Place: Evangel University – Michael Gibson News – Michael Gibson
-Honorable Mention: Central Methodist University – Oct. 19, 2016: This Week at CMU – Nicholas Foland,Zoey Glasgow,Brett Knese

Play-by-Play
-First Place: Missouri Valley College – New Franklin vs St. Elizabeth Baseball – Nathan Gerdts
-Honorable Mention: Missouri Southern State University – MSSU Football Oct. 15, 2016 – Nick Kaufmann,Kelvin Duley II,Trey Vaughan

PSA
-First Place: Southwest Baptist University – Alpha House Radio PSA – Laura Kester, Brittany VanHoecke, Brooke Cudworth
-Honorable Mention: Southwest Baptist University – Good Samaritan Boys Ranch Radio PSA – Anna Thorne,Jessica Sanders

Sports Show
-First Place: University of Central Missouri – UCM’s CAMPUS CHATTER!!! – Rickey Rivera, Tremayne Fisher
-Honorable Mention: Central Methodist University – MLB Post-season Recap – Riley Richarz,Matt Tegtmeier

Station Promo
-First Place: Truman State University – Chris Burk — KTRM Show Promo – Chris Burk
-Honorable Mention: Northwest Missouri State University – Baseball Promo – Taylor Crater


2016 Award Winners & Merits

 

Video

Commercial
-First Place: Evangel University – Brandigm Commercial – Michael Muench,Andrew Kilpatrick
-Honorable Mention: Missouri State University – Show-Me Chefs Trailer – Dan Feldsian,Solita Day,Brian Light,Victor Brown

Documentary/Public Affairs
-First Place: University of Missouri – Kansas City – Love Sweet Love – Jeff Mundinger,Josh Stolberg,Amy Van Drunen
-Honorable Mention: Missouri State University – High Hoax: DIYing to Exist – Austin Baker,Leif Derrickson,Max Walling,Taye Taye

Feature Film
-First Place: Evangel University – Electrolyte – Lauren Havard,Noah Giamei,William Hansen
-Honorable Mention: Evangel University – Operation: Abacus – Rajeev Wickramaratne,Andrew Kilpatrick,Peace Aisogun

Intermediate Film
-First Place: Missouri State University – What Makes Us Human – Brian Schwabauer,Graham Haerther,Jordan Ousley,Zach Eastin
-Honorable Mention: Missouri State University – Dead on Time – Sara Silkwood,Jacob Martin,Alex Scott,Logan Fritts,Josh Pfaff,Daan Jansen,Becca Thompson

Live Music Video
-First Place: Northwest Missouri State University – KNWT & Northwest Student Media Music Video – Northwest Sessions – Shane Webb,Adam Bochart,Staff

Multi-camera Live Event
-First Place: Missouri Southern State University – Southern Sports Sunday Nov. 13, 2015 – Partick Wheeler,Hank Boulanget,KGCS Practicum Class
-Honorable Mention: Missouri State University – Show-Me Chefs program – Diaz,Chelsea Eichholz,Meghan Socha,Courtney Youssef,Lauren Johnson,Patrick Bandy,Megan Morris

News Show-Non-Recurring
-First Place: Drury University – DUTV Spring Show – DUTV Staff
-Honorable Mention: Missouri Southern State University – KGCS Campus Talk – Alecia Henson,Austin Minor,Fall 2015 Interview Class

News Show-Recurring
-First Place: Evangel University – Newswatch Today Apr 9 2015 – Kimberly Moore,Jennifer Walk
-Honorable Mention: Evangel University – Newswatch Today Nov 12 2015 – Kevin Gonzales,Jennifer Walk

News Story Feature
-First Place: College of the Ozarks – Unicycles – Keagon Doyle,Zachary Doebler
-Honorable Mention: Southeast Missouri State University – Bonne Terre Mines – Dakota Counts,Greg Jackson

News Story Hard
-First Place: Northwest Missouri State University – KNWT & Northwest Student Media Hard News – Channel 8 News – Fourth Street Fire Pack – Jacob Wood
-Honorable Mention: Truman State University – Fire Destroys Vacant Building Near Downtown Kirksville – Ingrid Roettgen

PSA
-First Place: Missouri State University – Paradox – Josh Pfaff
-Honorable Mention: Missouri Southern State University – Joplin Recycling Center – Alex Bryant

Short Film
-First Place: Southeast Missouri State University – Jack and Alice – Madison Friend
-Honorable Mention: Evangel University – Bloodties – Micheal Muench,Andrew Kilpatrick,Megan Proebsting,Rajeev Colton

Special Programs
-First Place: Evangel University – Ozark In & Outs – Collin McCage
-Honorable Mention: Missouri State University – TAR — Making the Video Game – Dalton Robbins,Micheal Eckelkamp,Chris Buynak,Curtis Henderson,Sara Mantooth,Britney Frerking

Sports Package
-First Place: Northwest Missouri State University – KNWT & Northwest Student Media Sports Pack – Bearcats Update – Shed Hunting – Preston Kralichek
-Honorable Mention: Missouri Southern State University – Division II Cross Country National Championship – Sierra Gray

Sports Show
-First Place: University of Central Missouri – The UCM SPORTSPAGE – Jason Ketz,Scott Flowers,Colbren Thompson,Asia Garrison,Ciara Mackey,Tristan McClelland,Daniel Barnett,Dr. Joe Moore
-Honorable Mention: Evangel University – EUTV Sports Update – Nov 17 2015 – Katelyn Dennis,Jared Long

 

Script

Commercial/Promo/PSA
No Winner

Documentary
No Winner
-Honorable Mention: Missouri Southern State University – Imagine: Global Warming and the Future of Earth 

Dramatic
-First Place: Missouri State University – Ice Cream Truck – Walker Smith
-Honorable Mention: Missouri State University – Counting to 1000 – Joshua Pfaff,Becca Thompson

 

Multimedia

Convergent Journalism
-First Place: Truman State University – Take A Swing At Rock Ya Body – Brently Snead,Laura Seaman
-Honorable Mention: Truman State University – Quiddich Takes Flight At Truman – Katey Stoetzel, Sarah Hicks

Web Site
-First Place: Evangel University – crusadermedia.com – Jared Long
-Honorable Mention: Missouri State University – Show-Me Chefs show website – Elijah Kleinsmith

 

Audio

Air Check
-First Place: Missouri Valley College – MVC Beck Aircheck – Randi Beck

Commercial
-First Place: Evangel University – RA Airlines – Ruthie Gilmore,Aaron Durkalski
-Honorable Mention: Evangel University – Hurts Donut Dramatic spot – Michael Gibson,Bryan Ebbrecht

Documentary/Public Affairs
-First Place: Northwest Missouri State University – Gameday – Adam Bochart
-Honorable Mention: Missouri Valley College – MVC El Salvador Documentary – Jesus Zilli

Dramatic
-First Place: University of Missouri – Kansas City – Sending Home – Coy Dugger
-Honorable Mention: Northwest Missouri State University – A boy, His Bear, and the Boogeyman – Adam Walker,Tim Ning

Feature
-First Place: Missouri Valley College – MVC El Salvador Feature – Jesus Zilli
-Honorable Mention: Missouri Valley College – MVC Kosovo Feature – Beatriz Sales

News Show
-First Place: Central Methodist University – School Shootings Uncovered – Kristen Just,Hannah Clark,Christopher Eubanks,Alissa Campanero

Play-by-Play
-First Place: Missouri Valley College – MVC Play by Play – Nathan Gerdts
-Honorable Mention: Central Methodist University – CMU v.s. Hannibal LaGrange – Brett Knese

PSA
-First Place: Southeast Missouri State University – CHAMPS – Jon Winkler
-Honorable Mention: Central Methodist University – Get More Sleep – Thomas Waggoner

Sports Show
-First Place: Central Methodist University- The Dinner Table– Brett Knese,Edward Bernard,Steven Jackson
-Honorable Mention: Evangel University – Brock Wilson Sports Interview – Brock Wilson

Station Promo
-First Place: Northwest Missouri State University – X106 Promo – Tim Ning
-Honorable Mention: Truman State University – THAT’S MORE LIKE IT – Kellie Mast