LJH Digital Storm Students Earn Gold At National IBS Awards


THIS past weekend in New York City, the 78th Intercollegiate Broadcast System International Media Conference and Awards was held. The annual IBS New York City Conference focused on New Trends in High School/College Radio/TV/Webcasting!

The conference, at Hotel Pennsylvania, across from Madison Square Gardens and Penn Station, featured over 150 speakers, over 100 sessions and tours, and 1,400 attendees from all over the world! This year, IBS received four times the number of entries from last year.  It is the largest IBS conference of the year and part of the IBS 2017-2018 coast-to-coast conference series!

The IBS Trophy Awards honored excellence in programming, air personalities, public service efforts, and outstanding stations both in high school and college radio and television. The 2018 winners were announced and trophies presented to all finalists and winners.  IBS presented IBS Golden Microphone Trophies to winners/finalists during the finale of the conference.

This is the fourth year in which LJH Digital Storm students were named as finalists in the media competition.  This year, 18 Storm Radio and Storm TV student groups were announced as finalists in the high school division, representing the top 5 percent in each of the high school categories.  LJH Digital Storm students received an impressive 3 National Winner trophies and 15 National Finalist trophies. You can view and listen to all winner and finalist submissions at (www.LJHDigitalstorm.com) https://www.ljhdigitalstorm.com/category/ibs-awards-2017-2018-submissions/.  

Congratulations to the following National winners and finalists from Lincoln Junior High- LJH Digital Storm Mass Media program.  



W04- Best Use of Facebook LJH Digital Storm Staff Facebook


V03- Best Sports Program- TV Calen Deacon, Logan Walters, Colin Chupp, and Bennett Christy On-Location Sports Program and Interview with PHS Coach Barron


V10- Best Program Promotion- TV LJH Digital Storm Staff LJH Digital Storm Radio and Television Program




V04- Best Sports Report- TV Roman Snedeker; Connor DeLee 8th Grade Volleyball vs Kesling


V07- Best Variety Program Skyla Yanez, Anias Bakian, Yarely Dorantes, and Natahly DeLeon Good Food = Good Mood
V07- Best Variety Program- TV Cami Burkett, Kyan Schroeder, and Roman Snedeker Stay Active and Eat Healthy


V08- Best Talk Program- TV Michael Norris and LJH Digital Storm Staff WNDU Anchor Tricia Sloma- Talk Program


V09- Best Station Promotion- TV Taya Wagner, Katherine Dragani, Claire McDonald Storm Radio Station Promotion


A05- Most Innovative Programming- Radio Luis Estrada, Franklin Paguada, Dawson Lips, and Blake Hedger Halloween Segment- Bilingual Show
A06- Most Creative Show- Radio Zach Masterson and Connor DeLee Monster Mash Live Remote


W10- Best Use of Video in Radio Studio LJH Digital Storm Staff Storm Radio Tutorial Video


A13- Best Public Affairs Program- Radio Erik Nunez and Michael Norris World News- Politics


S07- Best Sports Talk Program- Radio Caleb Deacon. Bennett Christy, Colin Chupp, and Logan Walters Sports Corner


S10- Best Sports Pre/Post Game Show- Radio Caleb Deacon and Principal Reid Gault Plymouth Rockies vs Hammond HS football


P04- Best Event Promo- Radio Garrett Bicknell and Marilla Shafer Spook-Tacular Fun Run


V02- Best News -TV Report Richard Ward, Erik Nunez, Michael Norris, and Devante Garcia Look For the Helpers


P10- Best Radio Commercial Amber Schrameyer, Halie Roney, Alexa Esquivel, and Emelin Rodriguez The Pilot News


V11- Best Use of Graphics- TV LJH Digital Storm Staff LJH Memories Yearbook Fire Sale


V12- Best Commercial/Promotion- TV LJH Digital Storm Staff- 6th hour The Pilot News


You can view and listen to all winner and finalist submissions at www.LJHDigitalstorm.com.

If you aren’t currently a member of the IBS (Intercollegiate Broadcasting System) Radio Network, click here to learn about the program and how your school can become a member. ( @IBSRadio )