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FILE - Broadcast students in Utah State University's Department of Journalism and Communication took home the award for best newscast from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences' university competition.

LOGAN — Broadcast students in Utah State University’s Department of Journalism and Communication took home the award for best newscast from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences’ university competition.

The academy, the organization responsible for the Emmy Awards, announced the Student Production Awards Oct. 14 in a ceremony prior to its Regional Emmy Awards gala. A-TV is the university’s private cable TV system.

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A-TV’s magazine news program, “Cache Rendeavous,” also earned a first place award for its 2016 Christmas edition. The show was produced by Aimee Cobabe; contributers were Brock Damjanovich, Emily Duke, Tess Griffeth, Claire King, Abbie Lewis, Ben Nielsen, Natalie Nix, Morgan Pratt, Mark Rosa and Kalen Taylor.

This is the second year that USU has brought home best newscast award. In 2016, it was shared with the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Communication at Arizona State University.