Two Graduates of the University of Music Karlsruhe Institute for Music Journalism Honored at the German Radio Awards 2017
At this year's German Radio Awards, attended by 2500 industry professionals in Hamburg’s Elbe Philharmonic Hall, Susann Krieger, former student of the University of Music Karlsruhe Institute for Music Journalism, won the best reporting award. Philipp Schmid was nominated in the Best Moderator category, the sole honoree in the classical music field. The German Radio Awards are the most respected national industry honors.
Institute for Music Journalism Student Wins the Baden-Württemberg State Institute for Communications (LFK) Media Prize 2017
Jury Statement: "The feature "Masterpiece of a Madman: Beethoven's First Razumovsky Quartet," is music journalism at its best. The listener absorbs new information things and worthwhile entertainment. Research and narrative sense, as well as technical realization, are all outstanding. It fully exploits the strengths of radio with sound effects, voice, and music. In the jury's opinion, it is a sensationally good radio contribution."
Nick Sternitzke, a University of Music Karlsruhe Institute for Music Journalism student, won one of two equivalent prizes in the Non-commercial Operators, Universities, and Trade Institutions category at this year's Baden-Württemberg State Institute for Communications (LFK) Media Prizes. In the field of radio, he received the coveted award with his "Masterpiece of a Madman: Beethoven's First Razumovsky Quartet." The award ceremony was held on May 15, 2017 as part of a gala in the Apollo Theater in the Stuttgart International Centrum. At the event, five radio and television categories were recognized for contributions noteworthy for journalistic quality, creativity, and originality as well as approach oriented to target groups.
The LFK Media Prizes are the most significant private broadcasting awards in Baden-Württemberg. This is the 26th time the awards are presented, distributing a total of 30,000 euros.