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An ?outstanding year? for the School of Media at DIT.

Posted: 8 April, 2016

With 37 nominations, students from the School of Media DIT were one of the two dominant players at the Student Media Awards 2016 held at the Aviva Stadium on Thursday April 7th.

Pictured Left to Right Journalism Student and KBC Outstanding achievement winner Niamh Geoghegan with lecturer Dr Michael Foley and Head of Journalism and Communications Kate Shanahan 

The Irish Times report on the results noted that “DIT took five awards, beating larger universities in Dublin and elsewhere.”

In one category alone Radio Production Arts and features, all five finalists were from the School of Media. The final awards were as follows:

KBC Outstanding achievement in Student Media Award,  Niamh Geoghegan.

Film Script of the Year Anthony McDonagh ‘Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday,’

Radio Production of the Year – Arts and Features Lauren Battersby

Magazine Design and Layout of the Year, ’Grit Magazine’ Sarah Fitzgerald, Patrice Brady, Martin Phelan.

Radio production of the year News and Current Affairs Alva Egan

Journalist of the Year Radio, Alva Egan.