Feb. 7, 2013
Morningside College students have been nominated for five Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) awards for their work at Morningside College’s student radio station, KMSC Fusion 93.
Winners for the awards will be announced Saturday, March 2, in New York City at the annual International IBS Conference. The awards ceremony will be held at the Hotel Pennsylvania.
Students Joey Awtry, from Garner, Iowa, and Josh Porcher, from McKinney, Texas, are finalists under the Best Public Service Announcement category for their public service announcement for the Siouxland Humane Society.
Rachel Thompson, from Lawton, Iowa, and Nick Brincks, from Carroll, Iowa, are also finalists in that category for their public service announcement for the Siouxland Humane Society.
In addition, Brincks is a finalist for the Best Promo Series award, Best Show Promo award, and Best Event Promo award. Brincks will attend the event in New York City, along with students Katie Copple, from Dakota City, Neb., and Jianna Hoss, from Spirit Lake, Iowa.
The Intercollegiate Broadcasting System is an organization consisting of over 1,000 non-profit, education-affiliated radio stations. The IBS honors excellence in programming, air personalities, public service efforts and outstanding stations with the annual awards. IBS is a member of the National Association of Broadcasters.
To be considered for an award, newscasts and programs must be well written, timely and delivered at an appropriate pace with proper voice inflection. All finalists and winners will receive trophies.