USI communications students bring home six awards from IASB competition


The University of Southern Indiana communications students were recognized as award winners in six categories during the Indiana Association of School Broadcasters (IASB) annual college broadcasting competition ceremony Saturday, March 25 in Carmel, Indiana.

IASB is an organization consisting of and supporting Indiana high schools and colleges to promote professional excellence and student recognition in media education.

The statewide competition includes over 30 audio and video categories with a panel of industry professionals to judge entries, awarding first, second and third places in each category. USI students brought home awards in six categories, including first place for Radio Copywriting and Radio Imaging, to name a few.

The complete list of USI award recipients is listed below:  

First Place Winners 

Radio Copywriting - Becca Lanham

Radio Imaging – Tyler Huyser

Second Place Winners 

Radio News Story - Andrew Newland

Third Place Winners  

Radio Newscast – Andrew Newland

Sound Design - Ryan Allega

Radio Show - Jada Hamby and Tyler Huyser


Founded in 1965, the University of Southern Indiana enrolls nearly 9,200 dual credit, undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students in more than 130 areas of study. A public higher education institution, located on a beautiful 1,400-acre campus in Evansville, Indiana, USI offers programs through the College of Liberal Arts, Romain College of Business, College of Nursing and Health Professions and the Pott College of Science, Engineering, and Education. The University offers study-abroad opportunities in more than 60 countries and hosts international students from around the globe. USI is a Carnegie Foundation Community Engaged University and offers continuing education and special programs to more than 15,000 participants annually through Outreach and Engagement. USI is online at