|For Immediate Release
February 8, 2013
Manassas, VA– The iNRB Student Awards will be presented at the iNRB Media Awards Ceremony & Showcase on Sunday, March 3, during the NRB 2013 Convention & Exposition in Nashville, TN.
“I commend these aspiring Christian media professionals for their excellent work,” said NRB President & CEO Dr. Frank Wright. “In these talented young people, we can catch a glimpse of the future of our industry. And I am encouraged by what I see.”
The Intercollegiate National Religious Broadcasters (iNRB) comprises Christian students with an interest or major in broadcasting, journalism, or media communications. The annual iNRB Student Awards program is open to iNRB members, and includes production contests, essay contests, and 36-hour production contests held at the NRB Convention.
This year, the first place winner of each category will receive a trophy, a certificate, a cash prize, free Convention registration and a travel stipend to attend NRB 2013. Second and third place winners will receive a certificate.
The following is the list of this year’s winners:
The Bob Dobbs Essay Scholarship
Film - Short
#1 Abrielle Tatro
#2 Justin Robinson
#3 Chris Behnen
#1 Richie Kotwica
#2 Chelsea Bailey, Jonathan Derbyshire
#1 Kalee Bernard, Lydia Magallanes
#2 Aaron McIntire
#3 Anna Moseley
#1 Chris Bell
#2 Kyle Cline
#3 Zachary Roys
Radio - Feature/Drama
Radio - PSA/Commercial
#1 Chris Runion
#2 D. J. Mills
#3 B. Matt Wagner
TV/Video - PSA/Commercial/Promo
#1 Luke Stapleton and Grant Swanson
#2 Chris Behnen
TV/Video - Studio Production
#1 Kendyl Burnette and Mark Klein
TV/Video - Documentary
#1 Richie Kotwica
#2 Anna Marie Carey
#3 Elizabeth Jans
About NRB The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) is a non-partisan, international association of Christian communicators whose member organizations represent millions of listeners, viewers, and readers. Our mission is to advance biblical truth; to promote media excellence; and to defend free speech. In addition to promoting standards of excellence, integrity, and accountability, NRB provides networking, educational, ministry, and fellowship opportunities for its members. Learn more at www.nrb.org.
About the NRB Convention The annual NRB Convention & Exposition is the largest nationally and internationally recognized event dedicated solely to assist those in the field of Christian communications. The dynamic Exposition consists of around 200 companies and is an active marketplace for those seeking tools and services to expand their organizations. NRB 2013 will be held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, TN, March 2-5, 2013. For more information, go to www.nrbconvention.org.
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