Owl Magazine Wins Again
15 November 2022
Owl Magazine, the student multimedia publication of Harford Community College in Bel Air, won three national awards in the 2021-2022 Pinnacle Awards Competition sponsored by the College Media Association and the Associated Collegiate Press.
Student media publications from across the country entered the competition, with the awards announced on November 1 at the Fall National College Media Convention in Washington, D.C.
Owl Magazine won first place recognition for Best Two-Year TV Station of the Year. This is the sixth year that Owl Magazine has won first place in this category, which judges the quality of three videos submitted. The submitted films were “Skoolie’s in Session,” “Beach Trip on a Budget,” and “Defeat the Mandates: An American Homecoming.”
“Skoolie’s in Session” shares the story of Harford alum Matt Tennyson and his wife, Kara Tennyson, who decided to convert a school bus into a home on wheels. Reporting and videography were provided by Rapheal Balagot, Jennnie Hall-Frantz, and Nate McRoberts. Voice-over narration was provided by Daniel Admasu. Video editing was provided by Rapheal Balagot and Nate McRoberts.
“Skoolie’s in Session” also won 2nd place for Best Viral Video. Harford was the only community college recognized in this four-year college category. The video can be viewed @ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m-dtyXXKisM.
“Beach Trip on a Budget” features tips from beachgoers on how to save money and still have a fun oceanside vacation. The video was shot by Jennie Hall-Frantz, Roger Newcomb, and Luke Teigue. Voice-over narration was provided by Jennie Hall-Frantz. Video editing was provided by Luke Teigue.
“Beach Trip on a Budget” also won 3rd place for Best Video Entertainment Program, another four-year college category in which Harford was the only community college recognized. The video can be viewed @ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EevIt1cebkc.
“Defeat the Mandates” interviews protestors at the Defeat the Mandates: An American Homecoming rally that was held in Washington, D.C. in response to Covid-19 vaccine mandates. David Dinan and D’Asya Nelson provided the videography. Roger Newcomb provided the voice-over narration, and D’Asya Nelson provided the reporting. Video editing was provided by Jennie Hall-Frantz and Luke Teigue. The video can be viewed @ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1vZImJryW9o.