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News Bureau reporter Darrielle Snipes win regional Emmy




CMSD News Bureau multimedia journalist Darrielle Snipes has won a regional Emmy award.

Her story, “Classical guitar lessons improve grades, emotions of CMSD students,” won for education news in the Lower Great Lakes Regional Emmy Awards. The story tells of the Cleveland Classical Guitar Society’s work in multiple schools.

The competition covers portions of Ohio, Indiana and Pennsylvania. Snipes took first place over reporters from eight broadcast and cable television outlets. See a complete list of winners here.

Snipes and CMSD TV Studio Manager Benjamin Draher were also nominated in the entertainment category for “All-City Arts Winter Concert featuring the Cleveland School of the Arts.”

Snipes joined the CMSD News Bureau in 2019 after covering education for ideastream, the Cleveland-based umbrella organization for public television and radio. She previously worked for WKYC-TV.

The CMSD News Bureau was founded in 2013 to tell District news and feature stories. The News Bureau is featured in David Meerman Scott’s bestselling book, “The New Rules of Marketing and PR.”

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