2017 Waskul.TV Intern Competition Winners

We are excited to welcome these bright and energetic students to the Waskul.TV production team for our live broadcast from the 2017 NAB Show. This year we had a great group of applicants so being a competition winner is a significant accomplishment in itself. This internship will provide each student with an opportunity to get hands-on experience in a state-of-the-art production environment as well as allowing them to pursue some fun projects as well.

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Audrey Rodríguez

University of Colorado, Boulder

Audrey is a broadcast news major at the College of Media, Communication, and Information at the University of Colorado Boulder, with a focus on becoming a sideline sports reporter/news anchor. She has hosted over 50 weekly sports shows called “Off The Court” with 8 different sports, in addition to reporting on local news and sports stories. She has experience with on-camera work as the official on-air promotions announcer at the University of Colorado women’s basketball and volleyball games. She has also published sports features in the CU athletics website, cubuffs.com.

Brooke McKivergan

Brooke McKivergan

University of Akron

Brooke is a communication major with a focus on mass media/television and radio broadcast, and a minor in sport management. Brooke is the host of the Emmy-Award winning student broadcasted show, “Lights, Camera, Akron!”, as well as a reporter for the show. She has her own radio segment on the number one student run radio station in the country, WZIP 88.1FM. Post graduation May of 2017, Brooke hopes to become a news anchor/reporter.

Mara Lewis

Mara Lewis

York College of Pennsylvania

Mara is a communications major who is pursuing a minor in marketing. She is still in the exploring stage and has found an interest both in front of the camera and behind the scenes. She has experience as an anchor, a weather presenter and in the editing booth. When she graduates in 2019, she hopes to pursue many interests as an entrepreneur.


Louis James

Liberty University

Louis is a digital media major with a concentration in audio. Currently he does free lance work for the Liberty Flames Sports Network primarily mixing for the broadcast but also operating cameras. In addition to sports broadcasting Louis enjoys doing audio for productions and post production sound design. Upon graduating in December 2017 Louis hopes to work in the television industry either in production or post production.

John Morris

John Morris

Murray State University

John recently was chosen as the broadcast talent for the school to become a part of “Rokerthon 3.” He has also handled videography for the school’s biggest production, All-Campus Sing, and he has hosted the St. Jude “Up Til Dawn” and “Alpha Step Off” shows. He has written sports articles for The Murray State News and now works for the Ohio Valley Conference digital network. He is the school’s ESPN student correspondent, presenting sports content to ESPNU. He wants to pursue broadcast and multimedia journalism.