“On the Outside Looking In,” a documentary produced by faculty, staff and students from the University of St. Thomas, has won a Page One Award from the Minnesota Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

The documentary, co-produced by Dr. Steven Lybrand, Sociology Department, and Dave Nimmer, Journalism and Mass Communication Department, placed second in the “TV In-depth” category. “On the Outside Looking In” examines the struggle that families, especially children, must endure while adults search for work and financial subsistence in the new welfare era.

Also involved in the project were:
Director Ron Riley, Instructional Support Services
Editor Brad Jacobsen, Instructional Support Services
Audio: Tom Forliti, alumnus, and John Faeth, Instructional Support Services
Music: Dr. Chris Kachian, Music Department, and Dr. Andy Scheiber, English Department
Graphics: Robin Schreiber and Debra Moore, Instructional Support Services
Production assistants (students): Jennifer Dartt, Aya Fuji, Erin Halden, Angela Kane, Brian Stock and Will Wallace
Research assistants (students): Carol Dorsa, Christine Koalska and Carissa Pappas

“On the Outside Looking In” was broadcast on KTCA, Channel 2, on Dec. 21 and 26. For more information on the documentary, click here.