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WMUL student broadcasters are national finalist

Sep. 15, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

HUNTINGTON -- Student broadcasters from WMUL-FM, Marshall University's public radio station, were named a national finalist in the 2012 Society of Professional Journalists National Mark of Excellence Contest in the radio category of Best All-Around Newscast.

The award was presented at the SPJ National Convention and Excellence in Journalism 2013 Conference Saturday, Aug. 24, at the Anaheim Marriott in Anaheim, Calif.

The national finalist award-winning entry in the Best All-Around Newscast 4-year college/university category from Marshall is for the 5:00 p.m. Edition of Newscenter 88, broadcast and made available online Friday, Feb. 24, 2012. The students who participated were Adam Rogers, producer, a senior from Charleston; Leannda Carey, co-anchor, a recent graduate from Wellsburg; Marcus Constantino, co-anchor, a senior from Bramwell; Joshua Rose, weather, a senior from Olney, Md.; and Nathan Barham, sports, a recent graduate from Youngsville, N.C.