Junior Jessica Walker recently won a 2009 Bronze Telly Award, one of the most prestigious professional awards in video and film production. Walker, a journalism major with a concentration in broadcast, won in the news/news feature category for her BelmontVISION.com news reporting compilation.
“Jessica puts maximum effort into everything she does,” said New Century Journalism instructor Stephan Foust. “This well-deserved international award reflects that effort and illustrates how anything is possible when you pursue a dream with determination and intelligence.”
The 30th Annual Telly Awards received more than 13,000 entries from all 50 states and 30 countries around the world. Entrants included professional production companies, in-house creative departments, ad agencies and television stations. Click on the play button below to see a sample of Walker’s work with her recent coverage of Fitness Day.