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December 7, 2015 • Posted in

Baston flourishing in RTV program with help of JLC

D.J. Baston's high school senior English class assignment called for the students to apply to at least 10 colleges and universities. Baston applied to only one. "My high school teacher wasn’t too happy with me," Baston recalled. "She thought I should have applied to more universities, but I had visited Ozarks and knew in my […]

April 29, 2015 • Posted in

Art documentary leads to prestigious honor for West

To say that Ryan West's first attempt at a "process interview" documentary was a success might be a bit of an understatement. The junior Radio-Television-Video (RTV) major from Springdale, Ark., recently won a Pillar Award from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) for his 2014 short documentary, "Oh, My," which chronicled the […]

March 13, 2015 • Posted in

Tiegs helps “The Big Show” land Silver Mic award

University of the Ozarks has an award-winning radio show produced on campus and the man behind the production is a dedicated, laid-back junior Radio-Television-Video (RTV) major from Houston, Texas. For the past two years Alix Tiegs has produced the weekly, one-hour "The Big Show: Professors of Pop Culture," featuring professors Dr. Sean Coleman and Dr. […]

December 10, 2014 • Posted in

RTV students, U.S. Forest Service collaborate on Mulberry River mini-series

Students in Susan Edens' Backpack Journalism class at University of the Ozarks are gaining real-world video production experience this semester thanks to a collaboration with the U.S. Forest Service. The Radio-Television-Video (RTV) students are working on an eight-part video mini-series titled, "Bridging the Past and Future: The Mulberry," that officials with the Ouachita & Ozark-St. […]

October 22, 2014 • Posted in

RTV students, faculty attend Hot Springs film festival

Several students and faculty members from University of the Ozarks' RTV program attended the 23rd annual Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival this past weekend. Those who attended were, (from left) KUOZ Executive Producer Alix Tiegs, Assistant Professor of Communication Dr. Rhonda Shook, Director of Broadcasting Susan Edens, and KUOZ Producer Ryan West. The group attended […]

September 24, 2014 • Posted in

KUOZ 6 students adapt to new cameras at boot camp

While most University of the Ozarks students were kicking off their three-day Labor Day holiday, an intrepid few were flexing their technological muscles in a KUOZ TV-6 Boot Camp. Their mission: Learn how to procure, operate, store, and maintain the new, state-of-the-art JVC camera equipment provided by the generous endowment established to support Walker Hall […]