Hard work pays off! On September 2 during a video announcement, the College Broadcasters Incorporated announced the finalists for their 2020 National Student Production Awards, including the second year of the Visual Media Festival. Raider Student Media Received a finalist nod for Sophomore Olan Domer’s Digital Short “The Worst Life Ever”. This announcement marks back to back years that Raider Student Media has been a Finalist in the Digital short category, with Mackenzie Wiley of the organization bringing home a first place trophy in 2019.
“I was totally shocked,” Domer told The Dynamo about being a finalist for the award “It’s very humbling and exciting at the same time.”
The winners will be announced during this year’s virtual National Student Electronic Media Convention, which was originally going to be held in Baltimore, but was moved to an all online format due to the world COVID-19 pandemic. The convention begins October 28 and runs through October 30.