HTV wins national award

March 26, 2012


Henderson Television (HTV) placed third recently at the spring College Media Convention in New York for its entry in the “Best Entertainment Broadcast” category. HTV’s entry, entitled DIY: Reddie Rooms, follows the program’s host into a dorm room to make a do-it-yourself fabric headboard.

To be eligible for the award, HTV’s entry had to be a single broadcast from 2011 that showed “solid production values, real reporting, and at least some attitude.” The University of Texas at Austin and Loyola Marymount University submitted the first and second place entries. HTV is advised by Paul Glover, assistant professor of communication and theatre arts. “I am always proud of their work, but this recognition shows we can compete on a national stage as well,” Glover said. “We will keep competing every year.”

Student journalists representing HTV, The Oracle (campus newspaper), and The Star (yearbook), along with their advisers, attend the convention each year. More than 1,200 students and their advisers attended this year’s event. HTV’s

To view HTV’s entry, please go to:

 HTV is Henderson State University’s own digital television facility. With the generosity of Arkadelphia’s cable TV provider, Suddenlink Communications, HTV’s programming is broadcast on Cable Channel 9. HTV is managed by a mix of students and graduate students, including one faculty adviser. The station works together with KSWH 99.9 FM to cover campus and local events and provide entertainment broadcasts. 


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