Broadcast Education Association Festival of Media Arts honors Newhouse students, faculty

Newhouse School students from almost every program were recognized at the 2022 Broadcast Education Association Festival of Media Arts.

The Newhouse School earned top prizes in the Student Division for the “Deconstructing the Divide” website designed by graphic design alumnus Kevin Camelo ’21, and Best Sports Video Talent for broadcast and digital journalism graduate student James Kattato.

In the Faculty Division, visiting assistant professor of television, radio and film Jordan Kligerman won the Best of Competition honor in the Sports Short-form Video for “In Memoriam Floyd Little: Leave a Legacy.” 

Winners be recognized Monday, April 25at BEA 2022 during the BEA Best of the Festival Awards.

Congratulations to everyone on such a great achievement!



1st Place
Deconstructing the Divide by Kevin Camelo 

2nd Place
Upstate Unearthed by Patrick McCarthy, Michael Garcia, Izzy Bartling & Ben Oleksinski  

Video Sports Talent (Anchor/Host) 

1st Place: James Kattato   

Award of Excellence: Lauren Helmbrecht  

Film & Video: Animation/Experimental/Mixed

Award of Excellence: “Out of Focus” by Kelly Marie Davis

Award of Excellence: “Sunday Reverie” by Xinning Li 


Award of Excellence: “Catfish PSA” by Magaret Anderson, Kylie Gorsky & Vincent Zakian 

Student News: Radio Feature

3rd Place: “Our Poisoned Kids” by Sydney Gold 

TV Hard News 

Award of Excellence: NCC News: U.S. Border, Open After 2-Year Closure, Brings Back A Different Type of Canadian Traveler by Ghael Fobes 

TV Anchor

3rd Place: Louise Rath 

Sports Video Story/Feature (Shorts)

Award of Excellence: Max Kent’s Rise to Captain by Thomas Cook

Award of Excellence: Syracuse vs. Louisville Football by Jaaron May

Video Sports News Program

3rd Place: “On The Bench” by William Shea 

Award of Excellence: “Live Cuse Countdown” by Ryan Nelson


Faculty Sports Competition: Short-form Sports Video

Best of Competition – “In Memoriam Floyd Little: Leave a Legacy” by Jordan Kligerman 

Faculty Film & Video Competition: Promotional

Award of Excellence: Newhouse School Covid Safety Video by Dona Hayes & Rafael Concepcion

Specialty Program

Award of Excellence: “DJ Bella J – On The One – Syracuse” by RC Concepcion