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Broadcasting Students Receive Awards

March 6, 2009

Milwaukee, WI - The Media Communications Association - International's Milwaukee Chapter presented its first annual Student Video Cirque Showcase awards to Jim Seinmetz, Steve Van Plew, and Joe Neighbours, all second year students in MATC's Television and Video Broadcasting Program. Students presented two-minute clips and explained their work to the MCAI judges per international student competition form and style requirements. Steinmetz is a Germantown native, Van Plew resides in Milwaukee, and Neighbours is from Fredonia, Wisconsin.

"Our program is very excited for these students," said Kevin F. Pulz, instructional chair of MATC's Television Video Production division. "To have their work evaluated and judged as being of high-quality and superior technical standards by industry professionals is very gratifying and well-deserved. MATC provides an incredible opportunity for these students to harness their creativity by applying the latest in production techniques and technologies that prepare our graduates for television and film careers throughout the United States."

The MATC Television and Video Production is an associate degree program. Students have the opportunity to gain practical video production background by working in the high-definition studios of Milwaukee Public Television.

For additional information, contact Kevin F. Pulz, Senior Producer/Director Milwaukee Public Television and Chair, Television and Video Production Division of MATC, at 414-271-1036
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