Two Land Grant Films documentaries and one JEM documentary class project won awards at the 2017 Associated Collegiate Press/College Media Association Annual Fall National College Media Convention held in Dallas, Texas, October 25 – 29, 2017. The five JEM seniors who won awards include:
- Tim Morris & Isaac Fowler – 1st in the Short Documentary category for “Welcome Home Brother” (Land Grant Films Vietnam Project)
- Isaac Ward – 3rd in the Short Documentary category for “Never Giving Up” (produced for JEM Associate Professor Nick Geidner’s documentary production class)
- Abby Bower & Brock Zych – 2nd in Feature Video category for “Meet Knoxville’s Backyard Boat Builders” (Land Grant Films Micro Doc)
The Ad Club was selected as best student class at the Knoxville American Advertising Federation’s (AAF) annual Big Wigs awards gala on October 25, 2017.