Broadcast Production Awards: Stephen Arnold Music Comes Out With Four Wins

StephenArnoldMusic.logo1Stephen Arnold Music came up big at NewscastStudio’s annual Broadcast Production Awards, picking up four awards – including Best Overall Use of Music for CNN America’s Choice Debate “Super Open”, a fully orchestrated, three-act music score.  Other honors came for the studio’s work for China Global Television Network (CGTN), Scripps Television Stations and WDAF/FOX 4 Kansas City.

Now in its 11th year, the Broadcast Production Awards honor creatives in broadcast and streaming media across a variety of formats, including production and set designers, motion graphics designers, composers and product engineers. Other honorees included CCTV, CNN, NBC Sports and Sky News.


Stephen Arnold Music’s “Super Open” was used in the opening to CNN’s Democratic presidential debates. The robust orchestral score captures the drama and anticipatory atmosphere of the event through a stirring blend of live trumpets, trombones, French horns, strings and percussion.

Stephen Arnold Music credits include Stephen Arnold,  President; Chad Cook, VP Creative/Executive Producer; Paul West, Audio Engineer; Jesus Garcia, Lead Editor/Post Production; Clay Lorance, Creative/Post Production; Whitney Arnold, Creative/Post Production; Mack Price, Arranger/Co-Composer (CNN “Super Open” and CGTN “See the Difference”); Greg Barnhill, Producer/Co-Composer (WDAF “This Is My KC”); and Greg Bieck, Arranger/Programmer (WDAF “This Is My KC”).

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