National Broadcast Adviser of the Year Brian Kennedy Shares His Acceptance Speech from Dallas

Brian Kennedy was named JEA National Broadcast Adviser of the Year in the fall of 2017. He presented to a packed room of journalism educators and advisers at the Dallas Convention in November. With the help of students, Kennedy created a memorable  interactive speech with video feed from his students back home.

Brian Kennedy

Brian Kennedy serves as the Broadcast teacher in the award-winning Audio Video program in Prosper ISD in North Texas. Prior to working at Prosper High School, he has worked as a teacher in various school districts building some of the top media and broadcast programs in the state of Texas. He is a member of several state and national professional journalism organizations including: TAJE, ILPC, ATPI, NSPA, and JEA and is a presenter for state and national conferences. Kennedy was named a National Broadcast Adviser of the Year in the fall of 2017. Mr. Kennedy is a published author and works as a filmmaker and documentarian with many independent organizations in Texas. Kennedy has a Master's Degree in Counseling from Southern Methodist University and a Bachelors degree in History from Texas A&M University. The 2017-2018 school year marks his 21th year in education. Mr. Kennedy created Prosper High School's Eagle Nation News, one of the highest rated scholastic broadcast in the state of Texas. His students' work has gained national attention by some of the top networks in the nation. Students experience state of the art facilities as they produce a live daily television broadcast with a global reach. Eagle Nation News has received some of the top state and national awards for scholastic broadcasting and continues to lead the way among high schools in the United States.

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