A tradition established nearly forty years ago by the pioneering Southern Educational Communications Association, the NETA Awards are annual recognition of excellence in public broadcasting. NETA is a professional association founded in 1997 to serve public television licensees and affiliated educational organizations
The NATAS Southeast Chapter is unique among industry organizations. Representing the full spectrum of television, NATAS fosters communication both within the industry and between the industry and the community as a whole. NATAS encourages a higher standard of excellence by awarding the coveted EMMY Award. NATAS fosters a stronger relationship between higher education and our industry by participating in educational programs and by awarding scholarships to promising, future generations of leaders, artists and craftsmen.
The Aurora Awards is a international competition designed to recognize excellence in the film and video industries. It specifically targets programs and commercials that would not normally have the opportunity to compete on a national level, by focusing on non-national commercials, regional or special interest entertainment and corporate sponsored film and video. Entries have come from across the US, and abroad. such as Canada, Hong Kong, Denmark, Mexico, etc.
The Communicator Awards is an international awards competition founded by communication professionals to recognize excellence in the communication field. The Communicator Awards holds annual competitions for AUDIO in October, VIDEO in November, and PRINT MEDIA in February. Winners have come from all 50 states and numerous foreign countries.
The Telly Awards honor outstanding local, regional, and cable television commercials and programs, as well as the finest video and film productions. Since 1978, our mission has been to strengthen the visual arts community by inspiring, promoting, and supporting creativity. We encourage a diverse field of entries. Last year, we received over 10,000 entries from all 50 states and 5 continents.
Newscast: MPB News 4 PM - anchored by Jay White
Breaking News: Deadly Tornadoes Strike - Team coverage with Cherita Brent, Jay White, Mississippi Edition and reporter stories
Continuing Coverage: Tornadoes Ravage Mississippi - a series of stories produced by Paul Boger, Sandra Knispel and Mississippi Edition
Hard News Reporting: Mississippi Schools Sue State - Jeffrey Hess, reporter
TV Documentary: 1964: The Fight for a Right - Taiwo Gaynor and Edie Greene, producer