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Aims alumnus wins top honors for Video Editing from White House Press Association

Submitted on: 03-13-2014

Aims Alumnus to be honored at National “Eye of History” gala in Washington D.C. by White House Press Association.

Aims Community College Communication Media alumnus Lance Ing was honored by the White House Press Association, which announced that Lance Ing of WTTG – Fox – 5 News has been named Video Editor of the Year. The video editing judges were: Dan Renzetti, Pam West, and Catherine Steward.

Ing won the award as Video Editor of the Year for his first place finishes in General News, Day Feature, Editing Short Form, Political/Campaign, and Audio categories. Ing said, “I am truly honored again. It has taken me ten years to get a title back.” Ing will be honored along with the top winners of the still, video, multimedia and student contests at the annual “Eyes of History™” gala on May 10, 2014, at the Ritz-Carlton in Washington. The black-tie event celebrates all the winning photojournalists and the President of the United States. Nearly 1,000 guests, including government dignitaries and industry celebrities, attend.

Lance Ing is a nationally recognized and award-winning television Photojournalist/Editor/Producer for more than twenty years and works in WTTG’s Special Projects/Investigative unit.  He started his career in corporate video production, and then was bitten by the news bug in 1991.  He has worked from coast to coast at TCI Channel 8 News, KTVN, KATU, WZZM, USA TODAY LIVE and WTTG.

During his career he has earned more than 100 local, regional, and national awards to his credit, including a National Headliner Award, Telly Awards, 16 Emmys, NPPA Region 4 Photographer of the Year, WHNPA Photographer of the Year, AP Photographer of the Year, Michigan Photographer of the Year and WHNPA Editor of the Year.

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