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Aims Community College Radio Station Employees Receive Awards

Submitted on: 04-29-2014

Joe Cross and Brittany Pigg, hosts of the Aims Student Radio Show "Morning Mayhem," won the Two-Year/Small School's Audio Competition as part of the Broadcast Education Association’s (BEA) Festival of Media Arts.  The festival is a competition open to BEA faculty and student members. Last year the Festival received over 1250 total entries in 15 competitions.  Separate competitions for faculty and students cover the range from dramatic narratives, through non-fiction documentary and news to the frontiers of interactive multimedia. 

Entries are evaluated according to the following criteria: 1) professionalism; 2) the use of aesthetic and/or creative elements; 3) sense of structure and timing; 4) production values; 5) technical merit; and 6) the overall contribution to the discipline in both form and substance.

A panel comprised of media educators and/or industry professionals with expertise in each specific category judge each entry.

Joe and the Aims radio station have also been given an “Outstanding Leadership” award by the College Radio Day (http://collegeradioday.com/) organization for being the state of Colorado headquarters for College Radio Day 2013.  The certificate is accompanied by a letter of congratulations from President Obama.

 Call Aims today at (970) 330-8008 or visit www.aims.edu for more information on how to register for classes.

Aims Community College is one of the most progressive two-year colleges in Colorado. Founded in 1967 in Greeley, Aims has since established locations in Fort Lupton, Loveland and Windsor. Curriculum now includes 4,000 day, evening, weekend and online courses annually in more than 160 degree and certificate programs.

Aims Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. 

Aims Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution. 



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