Perez Honored by BEA for Hard News Reporting
Simon Perez, associate professor of broadcast and digital journalism at the Newhouse School, has been honored by the Broadcast Education Association (BEA) as part of the Festival of Media Arts. Perez won in the Faculty News Competition, Television Hard News Reporting category, for a montage of stories he wrote, shot, edited and presented during his time as a multimedia journalist at KPIX TV in San Francisco in June and July 2017.
The Festival of Media Arts is a competitive festival open to faculty and student BEA members. Prizes will be awarded during BEA’s annual convention and Festival of Media Arts, to be held April 7-10 in Las Vegas.
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