Signal, Underground positions available for Spring Semester (December 3, 2013)
Student Media is posting the following two applications for the Spring Semester of 2014. Applications are due to the office of the Student Media Advisor at 330 Student Center by December 13, 2013 at 5:15 pm. Any questions should be directed to 404-413-1592.
The Signal News Editor (please check the appropriate box on this application; all other positions are filled at this time)
The reading will feature Fiction Editor Loukiano Stavrinos and Assistant Editor Stephanie Lynn Devine, as well as fellow GSU students Kelly Neal, Jocelyn Heath, and Andi Rogers. The reading is scheduled to start at 8:30pm.
Just Seen It currently airs on 233 PBS stations in 103 markets across 37 states and GSTV is the first Georgia outlet to air the show. The program has a 1486K Nielson aggregate and 60% US coverage.
Follow GSTV online via its Livestream and in campus housing on Channel 91 to find updated times.
WRAS, Signal Receive Honors at National Conventions (October 28, 2013)
WRAS Music Director Fray Devore received the unique “Will Never Sell Out” award at the CMJ College Radio Awards in New York, NY. The award acknowledges the efforts of a Music and/or Program Director that stands by his or her convictions in determining unique station content/playlists regardless of industry pressure. The station also received nominations in the categories of Speciality Music Director of the Year (Dar Austin Zaccaro) and Most Creative Programming (general station category).
The Signal also received honors for its design during the national College Media Association/Associated Collegiate Press conference this past weekend in New Orleans, LA. Sabastian Wee received 1st place in both the Best of Collegiate Design (BOCD) and the ACP Advertising Awards in the House Ad category for his “How Thick is Your Skin?” design. Also topping a BOCD category (Editorial Illustration) was Miles Keenlyside for his article and original illustrations describing the “Teardown House” initiative of Food Not Bombs. The staff also received an honorable mention in the Ad Campaign category. Full ACP Advertising Awards results can be found here and the full BOCD21 results will be posted on the BOCD Twitter page later in the week.
The Signal also received two placements in the conference’s Best in Show awards– 4th place in the 4-year weekly tabloid category (for its October 15th issue) and 8th place in the Website (Enrollment Level 4) category.
The College Media Association will end its collaboration with the Associated Collegiate Press in 2016 and stage its fall convention in Atlanta. No further details on the location have been publicized at this time.
Modern Media Conference to Be Held This Weekend September 23, 2013
With less than a week to go, GSTV and The Signal (in conjunction with The Entermediate) are gearing up to present the second annual Modern Media Conference.
The two-day conference will feature 40 speakers from the world of media. Monica Pearson will deliver the featured address to begin the event at 9:30 a.m. on Friday. The event also features eleven GSU alumni and several members of the GSU community.
The speakers at the conference, whose subjects range from journalism to music management to film to digital media, represent a diverse range of recent workplaces, including CNN, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, CBS-Atlanta, WABE 90.1, WSB-TV, MTV, Adult Swim (Cartoon Network), Jackson-Spalding, Global Atlanta, The Atlanta Business Chronicle, Creative Loafing, AM 1690, Allied Media Marketing and many others.
Registration is free for GSU students, $25 for students and $35 for media professionals. More information can be found here.