2019 College Television Awards Winners
Animation Series: In a Heartbeat - Beth David, Esteban Bravo (Ringling College of Art and Design)
Comedy Series: Everything's Fine: A Panic Attack in D Major - Taylor Ortega, Zack Morrison (Columbia University)
Commercial, PSA or Promo: GE – One More Giant Leap - Scott James, Anthon Chase Johnson, Jason Murray, Jedediah Thunell (Brigham Young University)
Drama Series: Esta es tu Cuba - John Sayage, Brian Robau, Daniel Klein (Chapman University)
News: Montclair News Lab: Hurricane Recover Mission to Puerto Rico - Natalie De La Rosa, Mariano Arocho, Laura Galarza, Babee Garcia, Madison Glassman, Genesis Obando, Madjiguene Traore (Montclair State University)
Nonfiction or Reality Series: Fear Builds Walls - Charlie McCarthy, Rudy Gold (ArtCenter College of Design)
Sports: SportsDesk - Luis Gonzalez, Valerie Ferrante, Amanda Fuentes, Amanda Herrera, Isaiah Kim-Martinez, Jihad Shatara (University of Miami)
Variety: The Blackout's Quarter Update - Peter Condie, Noah Frick-Alofs, Kathryn Karnaze, Max Kliman, Willa Barnett, Ryder Chasin, Grace Dowling, Charlie Heveran, Jake Daniels, Alex Fecteau (Northwestern University)
Two special awards were also presented at the ceremony:
The Loreen Arbus Focus on Disability Scholarship was presented to Chris Violette, a junior at Florida State University, for his eight-minute documentary titled Woman of Steel. The project focuses on the life of Ashley Mae of Seminole County, Florida, who lives with a bionic arm. The $10,000 award celebrates student storytellers whose work sheds light on people with disabilities and is underwritten by the Loreen Arbus Foundation.
The Seymour Bricker Humanitarian Award, a $4,000 cash prize given to a College Television Award-winning project that best highlights a humanitarian concern, was awarded to Montclair News Lab: Hurricane Recover Mission to Puerto Rico. This award was created over two decades ago by the family of entertainment attorney Seymour Bricker.
Watch the replay of the presentations at TelevisionAcademy.com/CTA !