Saturday, September 27, 2008
Derrick Silvestri ’06, chief engineer of St. Cloud State’s Husky Productions, has collected four national awards and a regional award in the last year for a 30-minute documentary he produced on the Husky hockey program. “The History of St. Cloud State Division I Hockey: Past. Present. Future” has received a Bronze Aurora, a Communicator Award, a Videographer Award and a Telly, which competition receives 14,000 entries a year. In addition, he received a Midwest College Emmy nomination from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Foundation.
Silvestri has been on the staff since 2006 as manager of the campus television studio. This fall he also is teaching television production in the Department of Mass Communications, which offers students four focus areas – advertising, broadcasting, news editorial and public relations.