About Us

RMU Sentry Media is the independent, student-run converged media outlet for Robert Morris University.

Located in the Patrick Henry Center, Room 100, RMU Sentry Media serves the Robert Morris University and Moon Township communities by seeking truth through fair and accurate reporting while welcoming diversity and providing a forum for free and responsible expression of student opinion.

Participation in RMU Sentry Media is open to all registered RMU students. Whether you are interested in reporting, photography, videography, advertising and/or design, the RMU Sentry Media staff could use your talent! Interested students should visit the “Join RMU Sentry Media” tab.

Be sure to follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook.

Know of an event or person that deserves coverage from our team? Then send us an email at sentrynews@mail.rmu.edu, call us at (412) 397-6223 or contact the appropriate staff member below.

RMU Sentry Media Editorial Staff 2014-2015

Hannah Smith – Editor-in-chief – hksst180@mail.rmu.edu

Delaney Hassell – News Editor – dmhst287@mail.rmu.edu

Eddie Sheehy – Arts and Entertainment Editor – ewsst705@mail.rmu.edu

Sean Koepfinger – Asst. Arts and Entertainment Editor – sjkst139@mail.rmu.edu

Zach Laufer – Sports Editor- zalst260@mail.rmu.edu

Josh Yost- Asst. Sports Editor and Copy Editor-jayst759@mail.rmu.edu

Leah Fleischel – Social Media Editor- lsfst2@mail.rmu.edu

Matt Merlino – Graphic Designer – mcmst883@mail.rmu.edu

Nick Milliron – Multimedia Editor – nlmst179@mail.rmu.edu

Dylan McKenna – Digital Content Manager – ddmst154@mail.rmu.edu

Jacob Hartzfeld – RMU TV Station Student Manager  –jahst63@mail.rmu.edu

Kristen Kudla, RMU Radio Programming Manager – kmkst103@mail.rmu.edu

Vince Russo, RMU Radio Sales and Promotion Manager-

Dan Kitchen, RMU Radio Campus Promotion Manager-

Ben Cole, RMU Radio Station Manager and AMC Graduate Assistant–bmcst101@mail.rmu.edu

 

 

RMU Sentry Media Awards

2015:

Finalist, College Media Association Pinnacle Awards, Best Radio Sportscast, “Three Rivers Classic”

Nominee, Mid-Atlantic EMMY Awards: College/University Production Awards, Public Affairs/Community Service, “RMU Multimedia Election Coverage”

Communicator Awards, Silver Award of Distinction, Film/Video-Student, “SCJ Election Coverage”

Communicator Awards, Silver Award of Distinction, Programs/News-Student, “Trending Now: Cheap Eats”

SCJ awards, First Place, Online News Website Overall Excellence:  RMU Sentry Media

SCJ awards, First Place, Online Broadcast Overall Excellence:  RMU Radio

SCJ awards, Second Place, Television Overall Excellence:  “RMU Live”

SCJ awards:  Nick Buzzelli, First Place, Features, “Relatability factor looks to propel Wolf to Harrisburg”

SCJ awards:  Nick Buzzelli, Second Place, Photo Slideshow, “Sal Buscaglia on RMU’s NCAA Tournament loss to Notre Dame”

SCJ awards:  Hannah Smith, Second Place, Multi-Story Journalism, “Dell’Omo not yet finished at RMU”

SCJ awards:  Kyle Gorcey, Second Place, Feature Photography, “Banaszak Wins First Career Game”

SCJ awards:  Kyle Gorcey, Second Place, Sports Photography, “Banaszak Wins First Career Game”

“RMU Live,” Best TV Newscast, College Media Association/David L. Adams Apple Awards

Student Keystone Press Award, 4-year college division:  Paul Wintruba, Second Place, Feature Photo, “Welcome Weekend”

Student Keystone Press Award, 4-year college division:  Kyle Gorcey, Honorable Mention, Sports Photo, “RMU pounds Dukes for first home win of season”

2014:
Communicator Awards, Silver Award of Distinction, Film/Video-Student, “The Power of Mo”

Communicator Awards, Silver Award of Distinction, Programs/News-Student, “Colonial SportsCenter,” January 23, 2014

Student Keystone Press Award, 4-year college division:  Kyle Gorcey, Second Place, Sports Photo, “RMU trounces Tigers in season opener”

2013:
Student Keystone Press Award, 4-year college division:  Tayler Wentz, Honorable Mention, Layout and Design, “Freshman 101” from Issue 1

Communicator Award of Distinction, Student Programs/News category:  SCJ, RMU-TV and RMU Sentry Media’s presidential election coverage

College Media Association Apple Awards: Honorable Mention, “The Power of Mo”

2012:
Associated Collegiate Press
Best of Show Award
RMU Sentry Media, Website Enrollment Level 1

College Media Association Pinnacle Award
Best TV Sportscast, Finalist , Colonial SportsCenter (11/17/11)

18th Annual Communicator Awards
Programs/News—Student
Colonial SportsCenter (11/17/11)

Society for Collegiate Journalists Contest
Sports News
Alyssa Benson, Third Place