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Emmy Award

  • Recent JEM grads receive Emmys for their work in news, sports reporting

    JEM is excited to congratulate Annie Carr and Dallas Abel on their Emmy wins!

    Annie Carr, WBIR EmmyAnnie Carr’s work on WBIR newscasts covering the Sevier County wildfire won her a Regional Emmy Award (Midsouth) for top evening newscast. Annie currently produces special projects and the 6 p.m. newscast at WBIR. This is Annie’s second nomination and first win. Annie started working at WBIR when she was still a student. She was also involved in a number of organizations at UT including:  TVC, the Medal of Honor Project and UT Today.

    Dallas received a Regional Emmy Award (Chicago/Midwest) for outstanding achievement in sports programs for his work on “The Foundation: Northwestern Basketball,” produced at Studio N for Northwestern University. He has since returned to UT, working with Vol Football and VFL Films. (Welcome back to Rocky Top!) Dallas graduated in 2014.

    "The Journalism and Electronic media program at Tennessee gave me every resource I needed to learn and grow in the field of sports journalism. I would not be where I am today without the help of my professors teaching me how to become a great storyteller." -Dallas Abel

  • TVC Director Mike Wiseman wins Midsouth Emmy® for Special Event Coverage/Editing

    Mike Wiseman with his Emmy Award in the Converged News LabNewly appointed TVC Director Mike Wiseman won an Emmy® Award for Special Event Coverage/Editing of the 2011 Gatlinburg Christmas Parade. Wiseman says he is "vey humbled" by the award and is glad to have left his career in television on a high note.

    Wiseman said, "When they called my name I almost fell out of my chair."

    Wiseman joined the School of Journalism and Electronic Media in November, 2012 as Director of Operations for The Volunteer Channel (TVC).

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