Seeing Beyond the Darkness
Winner 2016 Suncoast Emmy Student Television Awards
Nominee 2016 National Student Emmy Awards - General Assignment/Serious News
Winner STN 2016 Nationals for Lifestyle Reporting
Winner FSPA 2016 Broadcast Profile All-Florida
Many people explain how they face numerous obstacles holding them back from reaching their desired goal, Joseph Chica is no exception. Joseph's everyday life is a challenge as he has lived Leber's Congenital Amaurosis (LCA) all his life. This disease causes progressive blindness with the eventual outcome of going completely blind, however, this doesn't slow him down from pursuing his passion. This story shows how Joseph sees beyond the darkness and approaches every difficulty he faces with a heavy heart and a full mind.