Franklin College students, alumni and faculty have partnered with WFYI, Indiana’s largest public broadcasting station (PBS) to produce a documentary film about historic preservation efforts in the Circle City.
The documentary, titled “The Past in the Present: Historic Preservation in Indianapolis” will air on WFYI channel 20 at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 7.
The film will be part of the 50th anniversary celebration of the Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission, which serves to preserve the character and fabric of historically significant areas and structures for all present and future citizens of Marion County, Indiana.
Under the direction of field producers, Joel Cramer, professor of journalism and division head of the Pulliam School of Journalism, and Aubrey Helms, broadcast journalism coordinator, the following Franklin College students contributed to the film: Nicole Hernandez, a senior from Greenwood; Abrahm Hurt, a sophomore from Brownsburg; Cameron Mattern, a senior from Pittsboro; Makenna Mays, a senior from New Trenton; Shelby Mullis, a junior from Franklin; and Adrianna Pitrelli, a senior from Greenwood. They coordinated efforts with Franklin College alumnae Andi TenBarge ’17, of Greenwood, and Kayla Walker ’17, of Indianapolis (46217).
For more information, contact the Franklin College Office of Communications at (317) 738-8185.
(Posted Dec. 1, 2017)