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KVII to Air WTAMU Broadcasting Program

June 10, 2013

COPY BY: Rana McDonald, 806-651-2129, rmcdonald@wtamu.edu

KVII to Air WTAMU Broadcasting Program’s Award-Winning Show

CANYON, Texas—West Texas A&M University’s Broadcasting/Electronic Media Program will have its Telly Award-winning program “The One Sessions Fall 2012” aired at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, June 16 on KVII TV Channel 7.

The One Sessions is an acoustic music show produced every semester by WTAMU mass communication students in the University’s AT&T High Definition Studio. The show is simultaneously multi-track recorded in WTAMU’s state-of-the art recording studio. The show scheduled to air on KVII earned a bronze prize at the 34th annual Telly Awards in February. The piece was selected from a field of more than 11,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries.

“This is a very big honor to have our friends at KVII air a student-produced program,” Randy Ray, director of broadcast engineering and faculty adviser for ‘The One Sessions,’ said. “This shows the professionalism of our students and the willingness of KVII to give back to their community.”

The Telly Awards, founded in 1979, is the premier award honoring outstanding local, regional and cable TV commercials and programs, the finest video and film productions and online commercials, video and films. Winners represent the best work of the most respected advertising agencies, production companies, television stations, cable operators and corporate video departments in the world.

The WT Mass Communication program is housed in the state-of-the-art Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Complex on the campus of West Texas A&M University. It is a hands-on, student-centered and success-focused program. Visit wtamu.edu/academics/communication.aspx for more information.


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