Missouri JEA.

2018 Video of the Year Winners

The Missouri Journalism Education Association is pleased to announce the 2017-2018 Video of the Year winners.

These students submitted impressive pieces of work from this school year that were selected as the winners by a highly-qualified judging team. This is a wonderful honor for all the students and the schools they represent and are indicative of the high quality of their publications programs.

The MJEA Individual Student awards were designed to honor the very best in student writing, photography, design and video storytelling in Missouri by selecting one winner in each category.. The state winners will receive a special medallion and certificate in the mail soon.

Video Story of the Year News Story/Package

SYDNEY LENTZ of Kearney High School’s KHS-TV has been named MJEA’s video story of the year: News Story winner.

JACOB DYKE of Staley High School’s STTV has been named MJEA’s video story of the year: News Story winner.

Oak Park High School’s Skyler Benjamin, Bridget Johnsen and Olivia White of The Axe were named a finalist in this category for their story on the August eclipse.

 

Video Story of the Year Feature or Sports Feature Story/Package:

RYAN LEWIS, HAEDEN HOBBS and ALEX PERRY of KHS-TV at Kearney High School have been named MJEA’s story of the year: Feature or Sports Feature story winner.

JACLYN BERRY of Tiger Broadcast at Lee’s Summit High School has been named MJEA’s story of the year: Feature or Sports Feature story winner.

The following students were all named finalists for their work in the Feature or Sports feature category:

Brynlee Hendricks of Francis Howell Central was named a finalist in this category for her story on seminary students.

Alyssa Barber and Emily Hood of Francis Howell North were named a finalist in this category for their story on immigrant students.

Hannah Holland of Hillcrest High School was named a finalist in this category for her story on therapy birds.

Video Story of the Year Sports News Story/Package:

EMILY HOOD of Francis Howell North has been named MJEA’s story of the year: Sports News story winner.

SYDNEY LENTZ and EMMA SCOTT of KHS-TV at Kearney High School has been named MJEA’s story of the year: Sports news winner

Sarah Hall of Hillcrest High School was named a finalist in this category for her story on a slam dunk contest.

MJEA is the largest state scholastic journalism organization formed to help protect and enhance scholastic journalism in Missouri. MJEA works to provide outreach and support to advisers and journalism programs across the state. The organization supports free and responsible scholastic journalism by providing resources and educational opportunities, by promoting professionalism, by encouraging and rewarding student excellence and teacher achievement, and by fostering an atmosphere which encompasses diversity yet builds unity.

 

VIDEO STORY OF THE YEAR SPECIAL PROJECT

JACLYN BERRY of Tiger Broadcast at Lee’s Summit High School has need named MJEA’s story of the year: special project winner.

Sydney Lentz , Drake Meinert and Emma Scott of Kearney High School was named a finalist in this category, as was Jimmy Bowman of Lafayette High School.

 

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2018 Video of the Year Winners