FLASHBACK TO KATRINA
With the upcoming 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina's rampage through south Louisiana, the Southeastern Channel looks back at the storm's impact through the eyes of historians and eyewitnesses in the Southeastern Lecture series. Lectures include "The 1927 Flood to Katrina," "Geography of Natural Disasters," "One Dead in Attic," and "Hurricanes and Manchac Ghost Towns."
CHANNEL TO AIR GOVERNOR'S FORUM
The youngest voters in Louisiana will have a chance to pose questions on key issues to candidates for Louisiana governor at the "2015 Student Gubernatorial Forum: Their Future, Their Questions" airing live Sept. 2nd on the Southeastern Channel and Louisiana Public Broadcasting.
RIVERA TO HOST STATEWIDE FORUM
Former Southeastern Channel student Paul Rivera, a student reporter-anchor-producer for "Northshore News," has been selected to moderate the "2015 Student Gubernatorial Forum: Their Future, Their Questions," a live statewide broadcast of Louisiana Public Broadcasting and airing on the Southeastern Channel. Rivera, now a reporter for KLTV in Tyler, TX., was named the Louisiana Association of Broadcasters "Student Broadcaster of the Year" for 2015.
Join New Orleans tour guide Roberts Batson for this unforgettable journey through the colorful history of "The City That Care Forgot" in "Amazing Place, This New Orleans."
VOICES OF LOUISIANA
Enjoy this moving and dramatic presentation with a post-Katrina perspective delivered by the popular evacuation troupe "Voices of Louisiana" in this 2007 performance at the Columbia Theatre in downtown Hammond.
CLASSIC LIONS SOCCER
See the Southeastern Lady Lions soccer team compete in Southland Conference tournament championship games and bring home the title in 2010 and 2013.
TRIBUTE TO THE KING
Listen to the classic sounds of Elvis from top impersonator Brandon Bennett in his "A Tribute to the King" at the Columbia Theatre in downtown Hammond.
Southeastern boasts an excellent reputation for producing top film and television talent, as evidenced by students continually earning local, regional and national awards as well as securing employment immediately following graduation. Students in Southeastern’s communication program have earned several recent rankings and awards for their broadcast journalism work at the Southeastern Channel.
ONE DEAD IN ATTIC
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Chris Rose of the New Orleans Times-Picayune recounts his family's narrow escape from Hurricane Katrina and their subsequent days of displacement in August of 2005 in this 10th anniversary of the legendary storm.
FERRANDO REPORTS ON THEATER SHOOTER
Former "Northshore News" anchor-reporter-producer and recent Southeastern Channel grad Erika Ferrando, now a reporter at KPLC (NBC) in Lake Charles, filed a report this week on the continuing investigation of the Lafayette theater killer. See Erika's recent story on an abandoned houseboat.
From Hurricane Betsy to Katrina, follow historian Sam Hyde's exploration of the most destructive storms in south Louisiana history in "Storms: Southeast Louisiana and Nature's Wrath," an Emmy-nominated episode the popular local history series, "The Florida Parish Chronicles."
THE AVERAGE WHITE BAND
Enjoy the Scottish funk and R&B sounds of the famous Average White Band which had a string of chart-topping hits in the late 70s. Concert at the Columbia Theatre in downtown Hammond.
PONSETI COVERS LAFAYETTE SHOOTING LIVE
Former Northshore News anchor-reporter and recent Southeastern Channel grad Valerie Ponseti, now a reporter at KATC-TV3 (ABC) in Lafayette, provided key live reporting for last Thursday's tragic shooting in a Lafayette theater. Ponseti provided reports and on-the-spot interviews for a wide audience, including this report aired live by WDSU-TV (NBC Ch. 6) in New Orleans. She also filed additional reports on the shooting and its aftermath. See other recent stories by Ponseti. Follow her on Facebook and Twitter.
DRUMS ALONG THE RIVER
Watch this fascinating and engaging documentary on the history of the Natchez Powwow, produced, written, directed and edited by Southeastern Channel student Drew Sagona.
KAYLA HILL AT "FIRE ON THE BAYOU"
Former Southeastern Channel student film producer-director Kayla Hill, a President's Medal winner at the May 15th university commencement, has been hired as producer, art director and editor at Fire on the Bayou Productions in New Orleans. Hill has already produced commercials for high-profile clients like Copeland's Restaurant.
SOUTHEASTERN CHANNEL NAMED NATION'S BEST!
A student-produced documentary for the Southeastern Channel, "McCrea 1971: Louisiana's Forgotten Rock Festival", has been named the best in the country by College Broadcasters, Inc. at their 2014 National Student Production Awards in Seattle.
SOUTHEASTERN CHANNEL HAS MOVED TO CHANNEL 199
The Southeastern Channel has moved to Charter Channel 199 as part of Charter's new lineup resulting from the conversion to an "all digital" lineup. The Southeastern Channel can now be seen on Channel 199 in Tangipahoa, St. Tammany and Livingston parishes and on Channel 10.110 on Southeastern's campus.
PRESS CLUB AWARDS GODDARD
"Northshore" News anchor, producer and reporter Maria Goddard has been awarded a $2,500 scholarship by the Press Club of New Orleans, one of only two scholarship recipients this year.
RUBACH HIRED AT KLAX ALEXANDRIA
Southeastern Channel reporter-anchor-producer Taylor Rubach, a spring 2015 graduate in Electronic Media, has been hired as a television news reporter by KLAX-TV in Alexandria. Rubach, who worked for both the student newscast "Northshore News" and "The Big Game" sports show, will begin later this month.
STUDENT FILMMAKER WINS EMMY
Southeastern Channel student filmmaker Sarah Barbier of Mandeville has been honored by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences with a coveted Emmy Award for "Directing" for her short film, "Emma."
EMMYS HONOR SOUTHEASTERN CHANNEL
Six Southeastern Channel students have won Emmy recognition from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for their student productions. The Channel has won 12 Emmys and 47 nominations in the past 10 years.
CLASSIC LIONS FOOTBALL
The Southeastern Channel gets you ready for the 2015 Lions football season with exciting replays of classic Southeastern games, including those from the 2013 and 2014 Southeastern championship seasons.
RIVERA HIRED AS REPORTER IN TYLER, TX
Award-winning "Northshore News" anchor-reporter Paul Rivera has been hired as a TV news reporter for KLTV (ABC) News 7 in Tyler, Texas. Rivera, who was recently named the state's Student Broadcaster of the Year by the Louisiana Association of Broadcasters, begins in the size 108 market June 29th.
WINKLES HIRED AS PRODUCER AT WAFB
"Northshore News" producer-reporter Victoria Winkles has been hired as an associate producer by WAFB-TV (CBS) Channel 9 in Baton Rouge. Victoria is the morning and weekend newscast producer and also handles web producing for WAFB-TV.
CORDOVA WINS LAB SCHOLARSHIP
"Northshore News" reporter Amairi Cordova has been named one of two winners of the Louisiana Association of Broadcasters' annual student broadcasting scholarship. Cordova was chosen from all television and radio students throughout the state by the LAB. He was awarded a $4,000 scholarship for his upcoming junior year as an electronic media major in Southeastern's Department of Languages and Communication.
STUDENT BROADCASTER OF THE YEAR
Northshore News anchor-reporter Paul Rivera of Slidell has been named the state's Student Broadcaster of the Year by the Louisiana Association of Broadcasters. It's the second year in a row a Southeastern Channel student has won Louisiana's top student broadcasting award.
VINSANAU HIRED BY WBRZ
Northshore News anchor-reporter Michael Vinsanau of Mandeville has been hired as Associate Producer for WBRZ-TV News Ch. 9 (ABC) in Baton Rouge. Vinsanau, who graduated May 16th, will produce morning and weekend newscasts for WBRZ. Vinsanau won "Best of South" honors for "Hard News Reporting" at the eight-state Southeast Journalism Conference competition and also honorable mention Emmy recognition recently.
MONGRUE HIRED AS MONROE SPORTS REPORTER
Former Southeastern Channel "Big Game" anchor-reporter Trey Mongrue has been hired as a sports reporter-anchor by KTVE NBC 10/KARD FOX 14 in Monroe. Mongrue, who also handled play-by-play and color duties for live Lion game broadcasts, began his new job as full-time reporter and weekend anchor June 8th. Mongrue won Society of Professional Journalists "Mark of Excellence" honors for his sports features while at the Southeastern Channel.
MORSE HIRED BY SUN BELT CONFERENCE
Southeastern Channel "Big Game" and "Lion Tracks" anchor-reporter Kati Morse has been hired by the Sun Belt Conference as an on-camera Digital Media Reporter. Also a sideline reporter and halftime reporter for the Southeastern Channel, ESPN3, ESPNU, the Southland Conference Television Network, and the Cox Sports Television Network, Morse received her Master's from Southeastern this spring and will begin her on-camera work for the Sun Belt office in New Orleans on July 1st. She won Society of Professional Journalists "Mark of Excellence" honors for her sports features while at the Southeastern Channel.
The latest episode of the award-winning entertainment show featuring student film and documentary shorts looks at recently-produced student music videos.
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"Saturday Night Live"-style format with humorous vignettes like a parody of the Avengers, a failed first date, a newscast gone awry, a dating game with interesting contestants, and special entertainment for a child's birthday party.
MARK OF EXCELLENCE
Southeastern Channel students recently swept the top television awards from all universities in Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas and Tennessee at the prestigious 2014 Mark of Excellence Awards presented by the Society of Professional Journalists at their Region 12 conference in Lake Charles.
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