Tag: mass communications

Piedmont University Students Add to Telly Award Collection

Piedmont University students continue to rack up awards for video production. They recently received two bronze Telly awards, which honor excellence in video and television. One Telly went to Megan Schaefer (Flowery Branch, Georgia) for her video, Todd’s Story, about her father’s bout with depression. She produced, shot, and edited the piece as part of…

Piedmont Student News Organization Makes History with First Place Award from Georgia College Press Association

For the first time in Piedmont University history, The Roar, the student news organization, has received a first place General Excellence Award from the Georgia College Press Association (GCPA). The Roar competes in the GCPA’s Division B, comprised of institutions with fewer than 8,000 students. Piedmont beat out Highlands College and Berry College for the…

Piedmont Student Completing His Degree While Traveling the Country Making Monster Jam Videos

Photo of Tyler Goins using his camera.

Still months from graduation, Piedmont University student Tyler Goins is already traveling the country, creating professional videos to promote Monster Jam, the popular motorsports event. “This job seemed so far out of my hands, like a big jump for me,” said Goins. “I didn’t think someone my age could be doing this, but I am.”…