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More awards for Women’s Communications new media

BY ANDRES FOCIL
More awards for Women’s Communications new media

FAYETTEVILLE — The University of Arkansas’ Women’s Communications Office earned five more awards in the 2006 Communicator Awards video division, associate athletic director for communications Bill Smith announced today.

Last week, the Lady’Backs’ media office learned that Lady Razorback TV received the highest honor in the competition, the Award of Excellence.

The full release of awards this week included five other awards at lower levels, including four Awards of Distinction and one honorable mention.

"Once again, we are thrilled that the hard work put in by our new media office is getting further recognition from its peers," Smith said.

Director of New Media for Women’s Athletics, Blair Cartwright, was the lead producer or editor for all the award winners.

In addition to the Award of Excellence for episode nine of last year’s Lady Razorback TV, the entry also was honoed with an Award of Distinction in the low budget category.

Critically acclaimed by gymnastics fans across the internet, the Gym’Back streaming video received an Award of Distinction for streaming video on the web.

The local post-meet production of gymnastics received two awards. The 2006 gymnastics meet versus Penn State received the Award of Distinction in the sports event and the low budget categories.

Cartwright’s post game package from the Vanderbilt women’s basketball game last season received an honorable mention in the video news release category.

All the award winning entries can be viewed on-line at LADYBACKS.COM.



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