Podcast reporting wins student national award


HOUSTON– A Westminster College student-produced podcast/radio report has received recognition from the Broadcast Education Association (BEA) as part of the BEA On-Location 2018 Super-Regional Conference held at the University of Houston.

“The Theatre Westminster Tin Man Who Needed a Heart” by Ali Srour earned a Student News Award of Excellence in the news competition category. Srour’s piece tells the story of Jamie Alcroft when he was a sophomore at Westminster in 1969.

Srour produced and reported the story as a project in his first-year course, Writing for Electronic Media.