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Seneca shines at broadcast educators conference


A number students from the School of Media were recognized last Friday at the annual Broadcast Educators Association of Canada (BEAC) conference, held at the Sheraton Centre Hotel in Toronto.

Emily Zupnik and Alex Chanelle Lauzon

Alexa Chanelle Lauzon and Emily Zupnik

An awards gala at the event celebrated the work of students from across the country, including Seneca recipients Emily Zupnik for her podcast/current affairs show, A Place Called Home, and Alexa Chanelle Lauzon for her short feature/documentary, The Sapphire Ring. Alexa was also the recipient of the President’s Award for Audio.

Student panelists Mari Satoh and Naila Mahmood

A number of students, under the direction of Professor Kennedy Jawoko, led panels and presentations on various topics in the broadcast industry. Pictured above are student panelists Mari Satoh and Naila Mahmood, who spoke about best practices in teaching from students' perspectives.

The Broadcast Educators Association of Canada is a national organization dedicated to promoting excellence in media education.