Gelman, a senior majoring in Communication and minoring in Journalism and Spanish, said he was "honored" that their work at The Review and WVUD (91.3) was recognized.
been a privilege to serve as sports editor for The Review and sports director
for WVUD and work with my friends to produce content that truly matters in our
community," he shared in an email. "I’m grateful for all the support and guidance UD Communication and
Journalism faculty have provided me throughout my undergraduate years, and I’m
fortunate to have built such strong relationships with faculty and students, who,
just like I, understand the power of journalism and take immense pride in their
Holveck, a junior majoring in Communication with minors in Journalism and English, wrote that he was "very proud of the impact our work, as student journalists,
has had, although I recognize it wouldn't have been possible without the
courageous voices of the former players who shared their stories. Stories, like
these, are all around us and the recognition we have received inspires me to
find the next one."
Gelman and Holveck also won first place in podcasts for a show on Blue Hen Sports Cage, a sports talk radio show on WVUD. The judges said that their entry, Delaware Football Roundup (March 22, 2018), was a "great job of chatting knowledgeably about the game, but with a nice casual feel."
Gelman, Holveck and Ahmed Qadri, a senior majoring in Sports Management, also won an Honorable Mention for The Birdgade, MLB Division Series, Delaware vs. W&M (Oct. 12, 2017). The judges praised the show's ability to "explain everything well" with a "nice conversational style." Qadri said teamwork was essential, along with a bit of bravery. "To be recognized by various organizations and peers comes from one
trait: to be fearless," he said in an email. "We have tasted failure and success, and it has
made us better men entering our new endeavors.“