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2013 Tennessee AP Broadcasters Awards for Best TV Newscast.

Koerten, Fraser and Royster produced the winning 30-minute newscast last spring for UT Today, taught by Dr. Sam Swan. It aired on WBIR-TV on May 13, 2012.

“This was a group effort of about 30 students,” says Royster. “It took a lot of collaborating with reporters, anchors and crew to make this happen.”

Fraser says winning the … Read more “UT Today newscast places first in state AP competition”

Tennessee Students Raid New York from Adam King on Vimeo.

Spencer Coates is a student in JEM. He loves print media, but if you love TV, cable, and radio this trip has something for everyone! Check out the complete list of media visited by the group below.

Shape Welcomes UT StudentsThe School of Journalism and Electronic Media strives to expand the education of its students through trips around the country and the world.

In a faculty-led January 15 – 20 trip to New York City, students met with print, television and online media professionals at:

Read more “JEM group pounds the pavement to meet NYC professionals”

RapidReports‘ first University of Tennessee football and basketball correspondent.’s RapidReports uses a Twitter-like update system to keep fans in the know about what’s going on with their favorite team.

“The rapid reporters file around 50 quick, 50 or 60 word updates to per week about anything related to the team. The idea is to have continuing updates throughout the season on each team available for fans,” Lewis explains.

RapidReports was originally launched in 2009, focusing on coverage of the NFL, according to‘s Eric Fisher. … Read more “UT Grad Student Daniel Lewis Lands Position with RapidReports”