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CPTV Wins National Awards


Crown Point High School’s student news program, CPTV News, has won two National Student Production Awards from The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS), the same organization that presents the Emmy Awards. 

Students Christopher Gloff, Madeline Degenhart, Eli Lane, and Hailey Lloyd received the top award of Newscast for their January 30th CPTV News QuickCUT. As repeat winners, this places CPTV News and QuickCUT as the best student newscast in the country the past two years. Additionally, Christopher Gloff won the award for News Report - Serious News Category.

You can watch the presentation of the awards online at NATAS announces Newscast category winner  and NATAS announce News Report-Serious News winner.

This year, students from over 120 schools were represented in the competition having previously been selected as winners in one of the NATAS Regional Chapter competitions. “This year’s student content producers impressed. They are truly the best of the best,” said Doug Mummert, Chairman of the NATAS Foundation. “From coast to coast, the young journalists and budding filmmakers continue to up their game each year, shining a light in their respective communities.”

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) is a service organization dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of television and the promotion of creative leadership for artistic, educational, and technical achievements within the television industry. It recognizes excellence in television with the coveted Emmy® Awards for News & Documentary, Sports, and Daytime television programming, as well as achievements in television Technology & Engineering.