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KCBY-TV junior sports director Thea Massi works on an outline for a softball hype video in the KCBY studio on Tuesday. Massi uses KCBY as a way to further explore her love for media and broadcasting.

#SJW: Massi taking KCBY-TV Sports to the next level

Akhila Gunturu, CHS9 Editor February 24, 2021

As a freshman, KCBY-TV junior sports director Thea Massi was involved in volleyball, basketball and track and field. Now, as the sports director, Massi channels her passion for media and experience into...

Coppell High School senior Hailey Wilkins interviews Coppell sophomore guard Waverly Hassman in the anchor room on Monday. This year, KCBY hit their 25 year anniversary as a student broadcast station.

KCBY-TV marking 25 years: sharpening impact, student-run program

Shivi Sharma, Executive News Editor December 12, 2020

It all started with a cream-colored desk.  A single microphone poking out of the boxy model, built on a 12-inch platform by the Coppell ISD maintenance department and embellished with a red Coppell...

Midterms cause stress within students

Midterms cause stress within students

January 8, 2018

High school students gain a lot of stress during midterms due to the pressure of high grade expectations

Vista Ridge promises new changes

Vista Ridge promises new changes

January 8, 2018

The Vista Ridge Mall has begun renovations including a controversial Ten Commandments statue to promote John Bushman the owner of the malls faith.

The last day of the 2017 JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Journalism Convention at the Hyatt Regency in Dallas provided recognition to both KCBY-TV and Round-Up yearbook. KCBY-TV received an NSPA Broadcast Pacemaker Award and two NSPA individual awards, and Round-Up yearbook placed ninth in the convention’s Best of Show contest.

Pacing itself: KCBY collects another top honor

Fiona Koshy , Editorial Page Editor November 21, 2017

DALLAS - After winning its first NSPA Broadcast Pacemaker in 2015, KCBY won its second on Saturday.   The last day of the 2017 JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Journalism Convention at the...

Coppell High School seniors Henry Noel, Ashwin Suresh, Cole Calabro, John Coffee, Ashley Miznazi, Rachel Behrnt, Haley Wafford and Marissa Green stand with KCBY-TV adviser Irma Kennedy at the Lone Star Emmy Awards at the JW Marriott Hill Country Resort in San Antonio on Saturday. KCBY had nine nominations in six categories, winning five, including the Best Newscast Award.

KCBY wins Best Newscast at Lone Star Emmy Awards

Anthony Cesario, Staff Writer November 16, 2017

The hard work of many aspiring journalists at Coppell High School has always been evident in the news broadcast program, KCBY. This week, however, the efforts of KCBY have been recognized statewide.   On...

Cottonwood Creek Elementary visits KCBY TV

Cottonwood Creek Elementary visits KCBY TV

November 15, 2017

On Monday, elementary students from Cottonwood Creek came to CHS to visit KCBY and learn the interworking of their production.

CHS celebrates 35th annual Banned Books Week

CHS celebrates 35th annual Banned Books Week

October 11, 2017

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Coppell High School’s KCBY-TV adviser Irma Kennedy talks about being a finalist for the 2017 National Scholastic Press Association Broadcast Pacemaker award on Tuesday. The NSPA Pacemaker is a prestigious award for high school media, which KCBY won in 2015.

KCBY nominated for Pacemaker award

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer September 18, 2017

In 2015, the Coppell High School news station, KCBY-TV, won a National Scholastic Press Association Broadcast Pacemaker. On Tuesday, it was nominated for another. “When I found out we were nominated...

Coppell High School senior Ryan Storch created a video that went viral on Twitter. As of April 5, his tweet has 52.7 thousand retweets and 132 thousand likes along with several mentions from popular Twitter accounts, including Smashmouth. Photo by Emma Cummins.

CHS student’s prank smashes expectations, goes viral

Emma Cummins, Executive Editorial Page Editor April 10, 2017

One would often think that tricking the associate principals at Coppell High School in participating in a prank video would be a risky move. But for CHS senior Ryan Storch, it was a no brainer.   “It...

Rising to stardom; KCBY-TV garners local and national awards

Rising to stardom; KCBY-TV garners local and national awards

Tanya Raghu, Staff Writer April 4, 2016

Lately, the KCBY-TV program at Coppell High School has been on a roll, garnering multiple awards at local and regional contests and national conventions.   After winning the prestigious NSPA...

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