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Media Studies Instructor Takes Home Emmy

B_Jones2011Brad Jones, instructor of broadcast news and anchor of WGHP Fox8 in High Point brought home his second Emmy last week at the 28th NATAS Midsouth Emmy Awards. Jones won for writing and reporting on a two-year community service project called “Share the Harvest.”

“It’s a garden we plant each spring to demonstrate different ideas for growing your own produce,” said Jones. “We donate all of our harvest to local food banks and encourage viewers to do the same, adding fresh locally grown food to the items that will be given to local families.”

In his 25 years in broadcast journalism, Jones has covered everything from hurricanes to the Final Four to the Summer Olympic Games. He has a B.S. from East Tennessee State University and a M.A. from the University of Georgia

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January 31, 2014 at 1:46 pm

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MFA Alum to Screen at Durango Film Festival

Jack Lucido, who graduated from UNCG’s Master of Fine Arts in Film and Video program, will screen his new film Across the Fence at the Durango Film Festival in southwestern Colorado. The festival will be held February 26 to March 2, 2014.

Lucido teaches Communication Arts at Western State Colorado University. His film Jackson Sandwich, about his son’s autism spectrum disorder diagnosis, won a Cine Golden Eagle Award and was broadcast on public television in North Carolina, South Carolina and Northern California.

For Across the Fence, a 27-minute documentary, Lucido engaged his students, graduates and faculty in filming sustainable ranching in a gorgeous Rocky Mountain valley.

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January 22, 2014 at 5:05 pm

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