The Foundation’s annual College Television Awards recognizes and rewards excellence in student-produced programs from colleges across the country. Winners in the competition will be announced by television stars at the red carpet awards ceremony April 1 at the Television Academy in North Hollywood, California.
Prescott, along with six classmates from Montclair State University, has been nominated in the News category for a project titled Focus: Disruption—Moving Forward. Prescott served as a director on the project, which was selected from over 132 submissions from colleges and universities nationwide by Television Academy members.
Focus: Disruption—Moving Forward is a one-hour news special from Montclair News Lab that investigates the impact of the coronavirus on college students’ lives and what it means to get back to normal. It explores how institutions and individuals are overcoming obstacles to get back to living life productively. The program is the culmination of months of reporting and production.
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Established in 1959 as the charitable arm of the Television Academy, the Television Academy Foundation is dedicated to preserving the legacy of television while educating and inspiring those who will shape its future. Through renowned educational and outreach programs, such as The Interviews: An Oral History of Television Project, College Television Awards and Summit, Student Internship Program and the Media Educators Conference, the Foundation seeks to widen the circle of voices our industry represents and to create more opportunity for television to reflect all of society. For more information on the Foundation, please visit TelevisionAcademy.com/Foundation.