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Top 25 of 2013: Broadcast news

December 9, 2013
Jorge Rodas

Jorge Rodas

As 2013 draws to a close, NIU Today offers a look back at 25 of the top stories from the year.

No. 22

NIU student Jorge Rodas made history Nov. 3.

A journalism major in the Department of Communication, Rodas became the first NIU student to win a Student Production Award from the Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the organization that produces the annual Emmy® awards.

Rodas won his award in the category of General Assignment TV Reporting for “Pension Games,” an investigative feature on the State of Illinois pension system.