Student script wins national award from Broadcast Education Association

Author: SF State News
May 3, 2023
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Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts Department

What started as a class assignment has turned into a national award for a San Francisco State University student who has since graduated. Jae Hamilton is a first-place winner in the Broadcast Education Association (BEA) Festival of Media Arts. Her speculative script for an episode of the U.K. teen sitcom “Derry Girls” brings a raucous yet thoughtful twist to a Catholic girls school in Northern Ireland in the 1990s.

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