HTV News takes second place in national competition


HUNTINGTON, Ind.— HTV News, Huntington University’s television station, won second place in the “TV Studio Production” category for “HTV News” from the National Religious Broadcasters Association. Students Katrina Helmer, a senior broadcasting major from Noblesville, Ind., and Brendan Shick, a senior film studies and broadcasting double major from Grand Rapids, Mich., are listed as producer and director and were presented with certificates at the national NRB convention in Nashville in February.

HTV News also took first place in the 2011 IASB College Broadcasting Competition Awards for the “Television Newscast” category. Shick won third place in the Television Spot Production category for that same competition.

HTV is a weekly news program written, directed, produced and edited by Huntington University students.
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).


Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director