Six students recognized for media production projects in award’s inaugural year.

On Apr. 20, the Emerge Media Awards held its inaugural ceremony at the University of Guelph-Humber to celebrate the work of students in media studies, journalism and communication.

From 130 submissions across 22 Canadian universities, six students were presented with awards for work in the categories of written word, audio storytelling, digital design, videography, photography and integrated communications. The winners are:

Written Word 
Nicole Wiart, Grant MacEwan University: “Not like chicken or fish; something new – Meet the people behind Canada’s death revolution.” 

Audio Storytelling 
Julian Uzielli, Western University: “Knights in homemade armour.”  

Digital Design 
Nicholas Kattis, Maria Ramage et al, Sheridan College: “What are the Chances?”  

Matthew Rovet, University of Guelph-Humber:”Internment.”  

Katie Wyatt, Niagara College: “Karsh emulation of George Bernard Shaw.”  

Integrated Communications 
Jessica Pollock, Ryerson University: Promotional campaign for Young Soles 

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First Place winners in the Emerge Media Awards, left to right: Nicholas Kattis and Alex Lai, Sheridan College, Digital Design; Katie Wyatt, Niagara College, Photography; Jessica Pollock, Ryerson University, Integrated Communications; Julian Uzielli, Western University, Audio Storytelling; Matthew Rovet, University of Guelph-Humber, Videography.

For more information about the Emerge Media Awards, head to its website here.