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Kurtz and Busby earn broadcasting awards

Marty Kurtz and Brenna BusbyMarty Kurtz, of Garfield Heights, Ohio, was named Broadcaster of the Year by Muskingum University’s student-run radio station, WMCO-FM. Brenna Busby, of Moon Township, Pennsylvania, was named Broadcaster of the Year by the student-run television station, Orbit Television. Awards were announced at the annual Muskingum University Communication, Media and Theatre Department Reception April 1.

Busby, a junior majoring in English and communication, serves as an Orbit TV staff member, WMCO-FM’s news director and Black & Magenta’s editor in chief. She is also the vice president of the Muskingum University Chapter Society of Professional Journalists. Kurtz, a senior media production major, serves as WMCO’s program director.

The University is home to three media outlets, known collectively as Orbit Media, including WMCO-FM, Orbit TV and the Black & Magenta student newspaper.