This Small School Shines A Bright Light

Since 2004, Lyndon’s News7, our daily, student-produced newscasts, have garnered 80 regional and national awards, including an Emmy as the Nation’s Best College Newscast.

Highlights Include

2013: A Top 10 U.S. Journalism Program

NewsPro Magazine
Lyndon is, by far, the smallest school to make the list.

2013 Society of Professional Journalists

SPJ Region 1 Mark of Excellence
Best Affiliated Small Website – First Place: NewsLINC (regional), Finalist: NewsLINC

2012 Society of Professional Journalists

SPJ Region 1 Mark of Excellence
Best All-Around Television Newscast – Second Place: News 7 @ 5:30, Lyndon State College. A Monday–Friday live news program produced by students as part of the Vermont Center for Community Journalism’s curriculum. It airs on KATV and is streamed live on the web.
Television Feature Photography – Third Place: Kingdom Trails by Caleb Noble and Jack Carney, Lyndon State College
Television News Photography – First Place: Vermonster by Caleb Noble and Rene Thibault, Lyndon State College
Television Sports Photography – First Place: Super Joe by Michael Woodward and Jack Carney, Lyndon State College; Second Place: Football Practice by Caleb Noble and Jack Carney, Lyndon State College
CBI Student Production Award – Finalists TV Best Newscast: News 7
 Lyndon State College “News 7 @ 5:30pm”, Daily

2011

Broadcast Education Association
Student Interactive Multimedia Competition, National – 3rd Place: NewsLINC

2010

Broadcast Education Association, National – 2nd Place: NewsLINC
College Broadcasters Inc., National – Finalist: Best Student Newscast
Society of Professional Journalists, Regional – 2nd Place: General News Reporting

2009

College Broadcasters Inc., National – Finalist: Best Student Newscast and Best Student Media website

2007

Broadcast Education Association, National – Best Student Weathercaster: Brandon Wholey (now at KRNV Reno, Nev.) Note: In first four years of this award’s existence, Lyndon student Mets went 3 for 4.
Society of Professional Journalists, Regional – 2nd Place: Best Student Newscast

2006

Broadcast Education Association, National – Best Student Weathercaster: Sean Parker (now at WTXL Midway, Fla.)

National Video Communicator Award
Best Student Newscast College Broadcasters Inc., National – Finalist: Best Student Newscast

2005

College Broadcasters Inc., National: Best News Reporting and Best Student Newscast
Broadcast Education Association, National – Finalist: Best Hard News Reporting

2004

National Student Emmy: Best Newscast
National Video Communicator: Best Newscast
Broadcast Education Association, National – Best Student PSA: Matt Cyr (now multiple Emmy Award winner for News 12)