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Marshall University journalism students win international honors

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Students from Marshall University's public radio station WMUL-FM were recently recognized for their entries in the annual International AVA Awards.

The contest recognizes talent in audio and video production as well as online projects.

Students from WMUL-FM won a total of 14 awards including 5 Platinum Awards, 7 Gold Awards and 2 Honorable Mentions. There were approximately 2,000 entries in the competition.

"These AVA Awards are a tribute to the continual quality and commitment to the news and sports coverage, creative programming, station promotion and having an online presence that our broadcast students exhibit in competition with professional practitioners," said Dr. Chuck Bailey, professor of Radio-Television Production and Management in the W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Marshall University and faculty manager of WMUL-FM.

This was WMUL-FM's second time competing in the AVA Awards contest.

For more information on WMUL-FM or the AVA Awards just follow the links provided.