Winthrop Close Up Fall 2011, Best of Show Episode


Winthrop Close Up Fall 2011, Best of Show Episode



Winthrop Close Up is a weekly news cast produced by the Advanced Journalism and Advanced Broadcast Production classes at Winthrop University. This week’s Best of Show Episode deals with the new Amphibian Quartette, the difference between the iPhone and Android, the Occupy Winthrop Event, the new League of Extraordinary Characters, the Tri Sigma Cupcake War Event, the effects of having a pet on campus, how Brianna Murray gets around campus, how a Winthrop Student deals with Type One Diabetes, what has Winthrop ‘steaming” at night, and students that wear leggings as pants. The Best of Show Episode also showcased the Best of Close Up Eagle Sports with the new Swim Trainer Class, how Frank Hizzo feels about Bike riding, and the joys and upsets of a senior athlete. The Best of Show Episode also looks at the Best of Arts and Entertainment with how Jesse Poweres makes a mark on the stage, how buying art supplies can be very expensive, and how Josh Honea makes his own beats.

Original Air Date

Fall 2011


Rock Hill

Cast and Crew

Executive Producer: Kristen Elmore
Sports Producer: Andrea Agness
A&E Producer: Billie Jean Shaw
News Anchors: Billie Jean Shaw and Taurean Stokes
Sports Anchors: Jasmine Rutledge
A&E Anchors: Josh Lindower
Director: Leah Keith
Technical Director: Preston Jenkinson
Audio Operator: Zade Patterson
Video Playback: Ted Patterson
Graphics: Carrie DuPree
Teleprompter: Anne Spencer Alexander
Floor Director: Evan Wofford
Campers Operators: Brittany Gunn, Tony Dixon and Jasmine Woodberry
Show Editors: Mark S. Nortz

Instructors: Mark S. Nortz and Haney Howell



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Winthrop Close Up Fall 2011, Best of Show Episode