Nine submissions from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga are finalists in the 2019 Tennessee Associated Press Broadcasters and Media Editors College Division contest. The entries are from work done in 2019.

UTC finalists are:

  • Radio Specialized/Topic Reporting: Will Davis, WUTC-FM, “Stories from the Big 9.”
  • Online Spot Coverage: “Gunman Spotted Near UTC’s Campus,” The University Echo newspaper
  • Online Sports Coverage/Program: Allie Schrenker, “A.K.A. Kaos,” from Rising Rock.
  • Online Multimedia Package: “Spooky Sketches” and “Shearing Day,” both from Rising Rock
  • College Photojournalist: Amanda Morgan Fann, University Echo.
  • TV Specialized/Topic Reporting:; Germyah Batey, “Send Silence Packing,” MocsNews
  • Online Ongoing Coverage: “Kevin Bate Paints” follows local painter Kevin Bates, who on the walls of buildings around town has painted images of, among others, singer Bessie Smith, actor Samuel L. Jackson, Apple’s Steve Jobs, mobster Al Capone and the Fallen Five, the military men—Sgt. Carson Holmquist, Gunnery Sgt. Thomas Sullivan, Lance Cpl. Squire “Skip” Wells, Staff Sgt. David Wyatt and Logistics Specialist Second Class Randall Smith—killed on July 16, 2015 during a terrorist attack on Amnicola Highway, also from Rising Rock.
  • Newspaper Reporter: Haley Bartlett, Editor-in-Chief, University Echo.

The awards ceremony has been cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak. Winners will be announced at a later date, but no date has been set at this time.


Media Relations Contacts: Email Shawn Ryan or call 423-425-4363.
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