Student Media photographer finalist for national award

award winning photo of a student drinking beer at a tailgate

Rob Bradley, a senior in Communication Media Studies and senior photographer with the N.C. State Student Media, was named a finalist in the national Photo Excellence Awards sponsored by the Associated Collegiate Press. His photo, published in the Technicianstudent newspaper and the Agromeck yearbook, was a fish-eye shot of a group of students drinking beer while tailgating.

award winning photo of a student drinking beer at a tailgate

Doren Brown keeps a beer tap flowing in the mouth of Kyle Cosby, his high school friend from Virginia Tech, while Joey Han counts how long Cosby chugs. Kyle chugged for 40 seconds. “It’s rough,” said Cosby.”You get comfortable up there.” Photo by Rob Bradley

Rob Bradley, a senior in Communication Media Studies and senior photographer with the N.C. State Student Media, was named a finalist in the national Photo Excellence Awards sponsored by the Associated Collegiate Press. His photo, published in the Technicianstudent newspaper and the Agromeck yearbook, was a fish-eye shot of a group of students drinking beer while tailgating.

Bradley placed third in the national competition in 2004 for a photo of Chuck Amato.

Bradley is the only photographer in recent history to be nominated for or to receive a national award at the college level.