TROY alum named Mark of Excellence National Winner for coverage of the Clotilda slave ship

Jared McBride is the second TROY grad in two years to win a Mark of Excellence Award for Troy Public Radio.

Jared McBride is the second TROY grad in two years to win a Mark of Excellence Award for Troy Public Radio.

Discussing the cultural significance of the Clotilda, the last known American slave ship, and the importance of informing the next generations of its history earned Troy University alum Jared McBride a 2022 Mark of Excellence Award from the Society of Professional Journalists.

The Mark of Excellence Award honors the best in student journalism across multiple mediums, including…

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TROY alumna wins regional Emmy for continuing news coverage after Orlando tragedy

Amanda Dukes won her second Emmy in December 2022.

Amanda Dukes won her second Emmy in December 2022.

Troy University alumna Amanda Dukes and her colleagues at WESH 2 News in Orlando, Florida, were recently awarded a regional Emmy for their coverage of a local tragedy that made international headlines and spurred potential legislative changes in the state of Florida. 

Dukes, along with Anika Hope, Greg Fox, Marlei Martinez and Kelsi Thorud, was…

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Paige Ray named Television Production Coordinator for TROY TrojanVision

Ray is two-time TROY graduate from Elba, Alabama.

Ray is two-time TROY graduate from Elba, Alabama.

Paige Ray has been named Television Production Coordinator for TROY TrojanVision effective Jan. 3.

Ray fills the position vacated by her former supervisor Aaron Taylor, TrojanVision Television Manager, who held the job for the last 20 years.

Ray graduated from TROY in 2019 with her bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism and again in 2020 with her master’s degree…

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TROY alum named Mark of Excellence National Finalist for TROY Public Radio interview with professor, local author

Baylen Parker is one of multiple students to earn recognition for their journalistic contributions.

Baylen Parker is one of multiple students to earn recognition for their journalistic contributions.

A lifelong love of broadcasting led to Troy University graduate Baylen Parker receiving national recognition from the Society of Professional Journalists when he was named a National Finalist in the 2021 Mark of Excellence Award “Radio Feature” category.

Parker discovered his interest in broadcasting as a child while playing sports video games with his brother…

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