Posted by Mary Wimberley on 1999-04-20

Two Samford University students received top honors in college division competition at the Associated Press Alabama Broadcasters Association annual meeting recently.

Jared Shull of Franklin, Tenn., was named Best Feature Reporter.

Brad Radice of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., was named Best Sports Reporter.

Shull and Radice had been honored in March by the Southeast Journalism Conference as members of Samford's television news team that won first and second place awards in the best newscast category.

Shull was producer of the first-place newscast. He was also honored as "Best News Reporter" in television news.

Shull and Radice are staff members of the student-produced weekly Samford News Network newscast.

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About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.