The purpose of the television practicum is to offer mass communications students practical broadcast experience. The students will be given ample opportunity to take part in all aspects of television production and operation. The primary mode of learning will be through hands-on application in: station management, board operation, production, promotions, news, sports and entertainment.
Huddleston is currently the co-anchor of Eyewitness News at 10 on The CW Philly as well as anchor of the Sunday evening edition of CBS 3’s Eyewitness News. He joined CBS 3 as weekend anchor in November 2008. In February 2009, he became the anchor of the newly launched 10 p.m. newscast on sister station The CW Philly 57.
He is also a multi-award-winning anchor and reporter. Huddleston came to the Philadelphia market from Minneapolis where he had been an anchor/reporter for WCCO, the CBS station, since 1993. While at WCCO, he was one of a team of reporters to receive the prestigious Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award for a series of stories on the importance of mentoring. Huddleston also spent three years as a weekend anchor for WKOW in Madison, Wisconsin. In addition, he served as the host for the national Emmy Award-winning science show, “Newton’s Apple.”
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