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VUCast gets regional Emmy

Feb. 1, 2011, 9:54 AM

Lewis, Slattery, Pearce at 2011 Emmy Awards (Ben WOlf_
Princine Lewis, Emily Pearce and Pat Slattery of Vanderbilt News Service. (Photo by Ben Wolf)

Vanderbilt University’s video newscast, VUCast, received a regional Emmy during the Jan. 29 televised ceremony at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center.

The special year-ender Journey to Give, featuring Vanderbilt student community outreach projects from Nashville to South Africa, won television’s highest honor in the Informational/Instructional Program category.

Producer/writer Emily Pearce, videographer/editor Pat Slattery and anchor/reporter Princine Lewis were honored for their work on this special VUCast.

NPT Reports: Children’s Health Crisis won a regional Emmy in Public Affairs and among the sponsors for that show were the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and the Department of Pediatrics. Many Vanderbilt faculty, staff and patients were interviewed for reports.

The Vanderbilt News Service’s video unit has won nine Midsouth Regional Emmy awards and been nominated 23 times since its creation in 2007.

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