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Posted by Gracie Blackburn on May 16, 2013

Longhorn Network Receives Ten Nominations for College Sports Media Awards

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Longhorn Network, the 24/7 University of Texas channel, has been nominated for ten awards by  2013 College Sports Media Awards.

Award winners will be announced at a ceremony on Wednesday, May 29 at the Sports Video Group (SVG) College Sports Summit in Atlanta, Georgia. Since its inception five years ago, the Sports Media Awards have recognized the best in video production at all levels of college sports, ranging from regional and national networks to student productions and university athletic departments.

LHN has received nominations in all four categories in the Regional/Local Networks Division, including the “Live Game and Event Production” category, “Program Series” category, “Special Feature” category as well as the “Promotion, PSA or Video Marketing Campaign” category.

As in past years, nominees were selected by a highly regarded panel of sports industry professionals.

“We are excited and honored to be recognized by SVG and the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics,” said Stephanie Druley, vice president of production. “These ten nominations reflect the hard work and creativity that are exhibited on a daily basis by LHN’s entire cast and crew.”

Longhorn Network 2013 College Sports Media Awards Nominations:

DIVISION: REGIONAL/LOCAL NETWORKS

Live Game and Event Production

Longhorn Network | Football – Iowa State vs. Texas (Darrell K Royal Tribute)

Longhorn Network | Football – Iowa State vs. Texas (The Wishbone)

Longhorn Network | Baseball – Texas Tech vs. Texas

 

Program Series

Longhorn Network | GameDay

Longhorn Network | Texas Football All Access

 

Promotion, PSA, or Video Marketing Campaign Category

Longhorn Network | Longhorn Network Mobile App Promo

Longhorn Network | Texas GameDay Tease: A State of Texas

 

Special Feature

Longhorn Network | Alex Silver

Longhorn Network | Darrel K Royal Poem

Longhorn Network | Storm Troopers

 

About Longhorn Network

ESPN has a 20-year agreement to own and operate a year-round, 24-hour network dedicated to Texas athletics in partnership with UT and IMG College.  Longhorn Network offers a variety of content, highlighted by more than 200 exclusive events annually from 20 sports, original series and studio shows, historical programming and academic and cultural happenings.

Where to Watch

Longhorn Network is available on AT&T U-verse TV, Verizon FiOS TV, Grande Communications, Cox Communications, Cablevision, Charter Communications, Consolidated Communications, En-Touch Systems, E-Tex Communications, Bay City Cablevision, Mid-Coast Cablevision and Texas Mid-Gulf Cablevision. Longhorn Network is now available online to Verizon FiOS and Grande Communications subscribers at LonghornNetwork.com. It is also available on tablets and on smartphones to fans with an affiliated video subscription.

 

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ESPN contact: Keri Potts, (860) 766-4483 or keri.a.potts@espn.com