PR major Gillian McIntosh is doing an event planning internship with Young Life in Hastings, working on their Splat Dash.
Professional Writing major Shelby Eden is doing a PR internship with the MN Ovarian Cancer Alliance.
PR major Andrea Magana is doing a marketing/PR internship with MN Adult and Teen Challenge.
PR major Sarah Bengtson is interning for Willful Goods, https://www.willfulgoods.com/, doing publicity and writing.
Senior PR major Katie Espeseth is serving as an intern with the Angel Foundation, working on the organization’s silent auction and gala.
Communication Studies major Tori Penick is serving as development intern at MN Adult & Teen Challenge.
Senior PR major Shanay Gonder has a social media internship with 4Tucson, http://www.4tucson.com/.
Freshman PR major Rachel Gasterland has landed a student ambassador job with the Minnesota United professional soccer team.
Senior PR major Hannah Spieldenner competed with hundreds of applicants to secure a paid summer 2017 church engagement internship with Compassion International in Colorado Springs, CO.
Senior PR major Hannah Swanson is interning with the Center for Parental Responsibility in Little Canada, MN.
PR major Sarit Bridell has landed an internship with 50th & France in Edina: http://www.50thandfrance.com/
Professional Writing major Hannah Veldkamp is doing an internship at WOW Ministries in which she is doing editing, grant writing, among other writing work.
Communication Studies major Hannah Beebe has landed a marketing/communications internship with ICCU-USA.
PR major Abigail Herman has landed a marketing/events internship with the Twin Cities North Chamber of Commerce.
The 2017 iNRB Student Production Awards have been announced and the University of Northwestern – St. Paul Media Production students have won 10 iNRB awards including 2 first place honors for Michael Hutchens (Short Form Audio) and David Kalsow (PSA/Commercial). David also captured 2nd place honors in both the PSA/Commericial and Promo/Imaging Categories. Congratulations also to Jordan Pohl for his two prizes (3rd for Short Form, 3rd place Promo/Imaging) and Josh Kolojeski (3rd Place News/Sports). In the visual categories, Sophie Meath, Ben Carlson, and Carsten Johnson won second place in the Film Narrative category for A Happy Seven. Forrest Anderson Mares won 2nd place for his Fortune Teller Music Video and the team of Jens Kallgren and Brennen Scarborough won a 2nd place award for their News Package Local Haircut.
First place winners receive a $300 travel stipend and a $150 cash prize. The 2017 NRB Convention will be held in Orlando, Florida from February 26-March 3. Each of these students plus a few others will also participate in this year’s 24 hour production challenges at the Orlando World Marriott.
While the Christian Media industry has honored them, it is the Lord’s grace that abounds. The Lord has done great things for us (again!) and we are (exceedingly) glad (Psalm 126:3).
Here is the complete list of the iNRB Student Production Awards for UNWSP:
Original Short Form Audio-
1st Place - Michael Hutchens - Amazing Products You Need
2nd Place - David Kalsow - Colonial: We Have Lift Off
3rd Place - Jordan Pohl - Jamaica Missionary Moment
3rd Place - Josh Kolojeski - UNW Sports Play By Play
1st Place - David Kalsow - Green Grandpa
2nd Place - David Kalsow - Soda Pop Remnant
3rd Place - Jordan Pohl - Power of a Toaster
3rd Place - Sophie Meath, Ben Carlson, Carsten Johnson - A Happy Seven
Film: Music Video
2nd Place - Forrest Anderson Mares - Fortune Teller
TV News Package
2nd Place - Jens Kallgren, Brennen Scarborough - Local Haircut