HU Arizona Students Receive 7 Awards at Rocky Mountain Emmys

Huntington University Arizona students took home seven Student Production Awards for their 17 nominations at the 2022 Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards. These Awards are intended to recognize excellence in the academic pursuit of skills necessary to produce outstanding quality multimedia content for the television industry. 

“To see our HU Arizona students continue to represent so well at the Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards is incredibly encouraging,” said Dr. Lance Clark, dean of the arts and professor of digital media arts at Huntington University. “Each year these students show up competing against schools significantly larger than we are, and they outshine the competition. It’s inspiring!”

HU Arizona recipients include

Category: Documentary
Xander Martin

Category: Music Video
Tommy Pascale, Cheyanne Glazier, Chloe Cosette 

Category: Photographer
Alex Kennedy 

Category: Audio/Sound
Mathew Molyneux 

Category: Fiction Long Form
Alex Kennedy 

Category: Director
Alex Kennedy 

Category: Animation
Shanon McNeil

The Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards are “a membership organization dedicated to excellence in television by honoring exceptional work with the prestigious Emmy® Award." This year they received over 850 entries from media producers from all over their multi-state region of Utah, Arizona, New Mexico and El Centro, California.

All Student Production Award winners can be found online at

Huntington University Arizona opened its doors in 2016, welcoming students seeking a degree in digital media arts. Since that time, students have created regionally and nationally awarded work, including ADDY awards, BEA Best of Fest awards, and Emmy Student Production Awards. The 30,000-square-foot building houses bachelor’s degree programs in animation, film production, broadcast media, and graphic design. The facility features film and TV studios, high-end computer classroom/labs, private editing suites, a state-of-the-art TV control room, a Foley pit, a host of EFP and cinema cameras, and lighting gear for student production work. 

 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. 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 nonprofit university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).