Tag Archives: Hall School of Journalism

TROY alumnus named Alabama broadcaster of the year

September 12, 2019
By Victoria Cirilli

David Stewart, owner and manager of WMFC Radio FM 99.3 in Monroeville and a 1982 Troy University graduate, was named Broadcaster of the Year and inducted into the Alabama Broadcasters Association’s Hall of Fame on Aug. 10, 2019.

Stewart spoke highly of his fellow colleagues who have been honored before him.

“I feel humbled…

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Alumna part of pro baseball’s first all-female broadcast team

May 3, 2019
By Greg Phillips

Troy University alumna Melanie Newman made baseball and broadcasting history last week.

Newman, a Minor League Baseball play-by-play announcer, became part of professional baseball’s first all-female broadcast team when she and color analyst Suzie Cool called the Salem Red Sox’ road game against the Potomac Nationals last Tuesday.

The 2013 TROY graduate had play-by-play experience…

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Hall School of Journalism racks up awards

March 19, 2019
By Greg Phillips

Troy University journalism students continue to bring home hardware.

The Hall School of Journalism and Communication recently made strong showings at major regional and international conferences, earning awards in a variety of categories.

TROY won the award for Best Television Video News Report at the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System’s international convention, held March 1-3 in New…

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