The Boards Association presents one award each year on a statewide basis to recognize a print, audio, or visual media effort about Wisconsin Technical Colleges that best meets the following four criteria:
We were honored to review the nominations for several really extraordinary submissions this year, and the committee would be proud to have selected any of the nominations. We received eleven nominations for this year’s Media Award. They are:
Hannah Anderson's report, Making the Culinary Cut was aired November 14th, 2016. It features the students and instructors of the NTC Culinary Program.
Hannah Anderson joined the WSAW-TV news team as a multimedia reporter in June 2013. She currently co-anchors the 5 p.m. broadcast and anchors the new, 9 p.m. broadcast on WZAW Fox News at 9. Before making the transition to nights in September 2015, Hannah co-anchored for a year and a half on Sunrise 7, which earned "Best Morning Newscast" from the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association in 2015.
A Roseau, Minn. native, Hannah graduated from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn. with a major in multimedia communication and journalism, and a minor in business. Hannah loves being involved in the Wausau community. She helped coach the Central Wisconsin Storm Varsity Girls Hockey team in 2014 and 2015, and works with the YWCA on events to empower young women among other organizations in the community.
The District Boards Association is proud and honored to present this award to Hannah Anderson for her inspiring report.
|2000||John Lee, The Post-Crescent||Appleton|
|2001||Rick Barrett, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel||Waukesha|
|2002||Scott Wittchow, Action Advertiser||Fond du Lac|
|2003||Phil Rhein, Daily Register||Portage|
|2005||Prema Chandrathil, WISC-TV||Madison|
|2006||Judy Waggoner, Independent Journalist||Menasha|
|2007||Sharon Roznik, The Reporter||Fond du Lac|
|2008||Heather LaRoi, Wisconsin State Journal||Madison|
|2009||Haley Jorgensen, Public Image||Ripon|
|2010||Kevin Tibbles, NBC Nightly News||Chicago|
|2012||Lindsay Fiori, The Journal Times||Racine|
|2013||The LaCrosse Tribune||LaCrosse|
|2014||Zac Schultz, Wisconsin Public Television||Madison|
|2015||Michelle Carolla, WMSN Fox 47||Madison|
|2016||Keith Uhlig, Wausau Daily Herald||Wausau|