DURHAM, N.C. -- The Duke Video Department produced two videos that have been nominated as finalists at the prestigious College Sports Media Awards. Duke's two nominees, both entirely in-house productions, are the men's basketball team's second-half hype video and GoDuke Weekly's "JFish vs. The Cameron Crazies."
"JFish vs." is a finalist for Best Program Series in the College Division. It is the only completely in-house production finalist in the category. Other nominees for best program series come from Penn State, Purdue, Notre Dame and Temple.
Duke's men's basketball's hype video is a finalist for Best Promotion, PSA or Video Marketing Campaign and will be up against nominations from Mississippi, Michigan, Oklahoma, Virginia, Florida State and South Carolina.
A complete list of the nominees as well as honorable mention selections is available at www.sportsvideo.org/main/blog/2012/05/15/2012-college-sports-media-awards-nominees-announced/.
Finalists were announced Wednesday, with the final awards set to be handed out at the College Sports Video Summit in Atlanta on June 6. The awards are presented by the Sports Video Group and the National Association of the Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA).
Since its inception, the College Sports Media Awards have recognized the best in class in the college sports production arena. In the previous three years, SVG has presented awards to those who have pushed the envelope and set a higher standard for the industry.