DC 2019 Best of Show

Announced at the Fall National College Media Convention, Washington, D.C., Nov. 3, 2019. Competing were entries of current work submitted by collegiate-media groups attending the convention.

RELATED: OTHER DC 2019 AWARDS

2019 Pacemaker Awards
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2019 Individual Awards
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Broadcast News Story

First
Al Día
California State, Fullerton
Fullerton, CA

Second
The Clarion
Madison Area Technical College
Madison, WI

Third
PRN
Georgia State University

Fourth
The Baylor Lariat
Baylor University
Waco, TX

Fifth
The State Hornet
Sacramento State
Sacramento, CA

Sixth
Elon News Network
Elon University
Elon, NC

Seventh
Owl
Harford Community College
Bel Air, MD

Eighth
The Oracle
Henderson State University
Arkadelphia, AR

Ninth
CentralNewsWatch
Central Washington University
Ellensburg, WA

Tenth
Shockwave Digital Team
Harding University
Searcy, AR

Website (two-year)

First
Et Cetera
Eastfield College
Mesquite, TX

Second
el Don
Santa Ana College
Santa Ana, CA

Third
The Advocate
Contra Costa College
San Pablo, CA

Fourth
The Breeze
Chaffey College
Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Fifth
The Clarion
Madison Area Technical College
Madison, WI

Sixth
The Collegian
Tarrant County College
Hurst, TX

Seventh
Crusader News
Seward County Community College
Liberal, KS

Eighth
Campus Current
Anne Arundel Community College
Arnold, MD

Ninth
The Union
El Camino College
Torrance, CA

Tenth
The Washtenaw Voice
Washtenaw Community College
Ann Arbor, MI

Website (four-year / 10,000 or less)

First
The Ithacan
Ithaca College
Ithaca, NY

Second
Pepperdine Graphic Media
Pepperdine University
Malibu, CA

Third
The Reflector
University of Indianapolis
Indianapolis, IN

Fourth
Elon News Network
Elon University
Elon, NC

Fifth
Campus Carrier
Berry College
Mt. Berry, GA

Sixth
The Brown and White
Lehigh University
Bethleham, PA

Seventh
Linden Link
Lindenwood University
St. Charles, MO

Eighth
Advance-Titan
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
Oshkosh, WI

Ninth
Vassar Political Review
Vassar College
Poughkeepsie, NY

Website (four-year / more than 10,000)

First / tie
The Baylor Lariat
Baylor University
Waco, TX

First / tie
The Post
Ohio University
Athens, OH

Second
Mustang News
California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo, CA

Third
The State News
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI

Fourth
The Daily Athenaeum
West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV

Fifth
The State Hornet
Sacramento State
Sacramento, CA

Sixth
The Sunflower
Wichita State University
Wichita, KS

Seventh
The Daily Tar Heel
UNC-Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC

Eighth
The Daily Iowan
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA

Ninth
The Appalachian
Appalachian State University
Boone, NC

Tenth
Indiana Daily Student
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN

Yearbook (1-299 pages)

First
Arbutus
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN

Second
Natsihi
Whitworth University
Spokane, WA

Third
Angelos
California Baptist University
Riverside, CA

Fourth
Phi Psi Cli
Elon University
Elon, NC

Fifth
Crossings
Roger Williams University
Bristol, RI

Sixth
Kentucky Kernel Year in Photos
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

Seventh
The Griffon
Missouri Western State University
Saint Joseph, MO

Eighth
Citadel
Westmont College
Santa Barbara, CA

Ninth
Ilium
Taylor University
Upland, IN

Tenth
Excalibur
Evangel University
Springfield, MO

Yearbook (300+ pages)

First
Ibis
University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL

Second
Petit Jean
Harding University
Searcy, AR

Third
Royal Purple
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS

Fourth
Roundup
Baylor University
Waco, TX

Fifth
Agromeck
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC

Sixth
Tower
Northwest Missouri State University
Maryville, MO

Seventh
Campanile
Rice University
Houston, TX

Advertising Design

First
Distraction
University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL

Second
Stephens Life
Stephens College
Columbia, MO

Third
Advance-Titan
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
Oshkosh, WI

Fourth
Advance-Titan
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
Oshkosh, WI

Rate Card

First
The Arbiter
Boise State University
Boise, ID

Second
The Appalachian
Appalachian State University
Boone, NC

Third
The Reflector
University of Indianapolis
Indianapolis, IN

Fourth
The Breeze
Chaffey College
Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Feature Magazine

First
Stephens Life
Stephens College
Columbia, MO

Second
The Bleed
Lane Community College
Eugene, OR

Third
Alice
The University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL

Fourth
Distraction
University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL

Fifth
Collegian Times
Los Angeles City College
Los Angeles, CA

Sixth
Ink
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA

Seventh
Tusk
California State University, Fullerton
Fullerton, CA

Eighth
KRNL
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

Ninth
Pursuit
California Baptist University
Riverside, CA

Tenth
Currents
Pepperdine University
Malibu, CA

Newspaper Special Section <Advertising>

First
The Standard
Missouri State University
Springfield, MO

Second
College Heights Herald
Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, KY

Third
Northwest Missourian
Northwest Missouri State University
Maryville, MO

Fourth
Et Cetera
Eastfield College
Mesquite, TX

Fifth
The State News
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI

Sixth
Kentucky Kernel
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

Seventh
The Collegian
South Dakota State University
Brookings, SD

Eighth
The Compass
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA

Ninth
The Post
Ohio University
Athens, OH

Tenth
The Collegian
Tarrant County College
Hurst, TX

Literary Arts Magazine

First
Sanskrit Literary-Arts Magazine
University of North Carolina Charlotte
Charlotte, NC

Second
Miambiance
Miami Dade College/Kendall Campus
Miami, FL

Third
Windhover
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC

Fourth
Pwatem
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA

Fifth
Broken Ink
University of South Carolina Aiken
Aiken, SC

Sixth
Underground
Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA

Seventh
Urbana
Miami Dade College/Eduardo J. Padrón Campus
Miami, FL

Eighth
Axis
Miami Dade College/North Campus
Miami, FL

Ninth
Peel Literature and Arts Review
Appalachian State University

Tenth
The Siren
Del Mar College
Corpus Christi, TX

Multimedia Package

First
The Daily Iowan
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA

Second
Arches
Mount Mary University
Milwaukee, WI

Third
Elon News Network
Elon University
Elon, NC

Fourth
Substance
Mt. San Antonio College
Walnut, CA

Fifth
The State Hornet
Sacramento State
Sacramento, CA

Sixth
Northwest Missourian
Northwest Missouri State University
Maryville, MO

Seventh
The Pacific Sentinel
Portland State University
Portland, OR

Eighth
Et Cetera
Eastfield College
Mesquite, TX

Ninth
Daily Trojan
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA

Tenth
The Breeze
Chaffey College
Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Newspaper (two-year)

First
el Don
Santa Ana College
Santa Ana, CA

Second
The Sun
Southwestern College
Chula Vista, CA

Third
The Advocate
Contra Costa College
San Pablo, CA

Fourth
Foghorn
Del Mar College
Corpus Christi, TX

Fifth
The Union
El Camino College
Torrance, CA

Sixth
Collegian
Los Angeles City College
Los Angeles, CA

Seventh
The Washtenaw Voice
Washtenaw Community College
Ann Arbor, MI

Eighth
The Clarion
Madison Area Technical College
Madison, WI

Ninth
The Observer
Elgin Community College
Elgin, IL

Tenth
The Collegian
Tarrant County College
Hurst, TX

Newspaper (four-year less than weekly)

First
The Banner
California Baptist University
Riverside, CA

Second
The Reflector
University of Indianapolis
Indianapolis, IN

Third
The Rocket
Slippery Rock University
Slippery Rock, PA

Fourth
Independent
Northeastern Illinois University
Chicago, IL

Fifth
The Clarion
Bethel University
St. Paul, MN

Sixth
The Franklin
Franklin College
Franklin, IN

Seventh
The Bison
Harding University
Searcy, AR

Eighth
The Exponent
Baldwin Wallace University
Berea, OH

Ninth
Arrow
Southeast Missouri State University
Cape Girardeau, MO

Tenth
The Pioneer Log
Lewis & Clark College
Portland, OR

Newspaper (four-year weekly)

First
The Commonwealth Times
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA

Second
Mustang News
California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo, CA

Third
The Pendulum
Elon University
Elon, NC

Fourth
The Shorthorn
University of Texas at Arlington
Arlington, TX

Fifth
The Rice Thresher
Rice University
Houston, TX

Sixth
The Columbia Chronicle
Columbia College Chicago
Chicago, IL

Seventh
The DePaulia
DePaul University
Chicago, IL

Eighth
The Ithacan
Ithaca College
Ithaca, NY

Ninth
Kentucky Kernel
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

Tenth
The Arbiter
Boise State University
Boise, ID

Newspaper (four-year more than weekly)

First
Indiana Daily Student
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN

Second
The Daily Iowan
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA

Third
The Sunflower
Wichita State University
Wichita, KS

Fourth
The Daily Orange
Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY

Fifth
The Daily Tar Heel
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC

Sixth
Daily Trojan
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA

Seventh
The Baylor Lariat
Baylor University
Waco, TX

Eighth
Daily Titan
California State University, Fullerton
Fullerton, CA

Ninth
Northern Star
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL

Tenth
The Daily Athenaeum
West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV

Newspaper Special Edition <Editorial>

First
The Breeze
James Madison University
Harrisonburg, VA

Second
The Graphic
Pepperdine University
Malibu, CA

Third
University Press
Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, FL

Fourth
The Daily Iowan
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA

Fifth
The Pendulum
Elon University
Elon, NC

Sixth
The Sunflower
Wichita State University
Wichita, KS

Seventh
Daily Trojan
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA

Eighth
The State News
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI

Ninth
The Shorthorn
University of Texas at Arlington
Arlington, TX

Tenth
The Post
Ohio University
Athens, OH