2019 Design of the Year

Announced at the Fall National College Media Convention, Nov. 2, 2019, in Washington, D.C.

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2019 Individual Awards
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Newspaper front page

First
Madeline Deabler

The Sunflower
Wichita State University
Wichita, Kansas

 

Second
Antilica Xiong

The Clarion
Madison Area Technical College
Madison, Wisconsin

 

Fifth
Maddie Ceglecki, Taylor Humby

The Arbiter
Boise State University
Boise, Idaho

Honorable Mention
Isaiah Johnson

Iowa State Daily
Iowa State University
Ames, Iowa

Honorable Mention
Brandon Edwards

College Heights Herald
Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, Kentucky

Honorable Mention
Joseph Palmer

The All State
Austin Peay State University
Clarksville, Tennessee

Honorable Mention
Rena Li

The Daily Texan
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas

Honorable Mention
Christa Jarvis

The Collegian
Tarrant County College
Hurst, Texas


Newspaper inside page/spread

First
Lily Jackson, Nathan King

The Auburn Plainsman
Auburn University
Auburn, Alabama

 

Second
Austin Linthicum

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

 

Third
Shelby Mullis

The Franklin
Franklin College
Franklin, Indiana

Fifth
Elena Ramos

The Harvard Crimson
Harvard College
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Honorable Mention
Marci Suela

Spartan Daily
San Jose State University
San Jose, Calfornia

Honorable Mention
Diego Devia

el Don
Santa Ana College
Santa Ana, California

Honorable Mention
Christian Edwin

Arrow
Southeast Missouri State University
Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Honorable Mention
Staff

The Kent Stater
Kent State University
Kent , Ohio

Honorable Mention
Leah Heidemann

The Clarion
Madison Area Technical College
Madison, Wisconsin


Magazine cover

First
Lindsey Epifano

Flux
University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon

 

Second
Sarah Duvier
Envision
Andrews University
Berrien Springs, Michigan

Third
M.K. Holladay

Alice
The University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, Alabama

 

Fourth
Madeleine Kidd

The Burr
Kent State University
Kent, Ohio

 

Fifth
Ryan Rich

Amendment Literary and Arts Journal
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, Virginia

Honorable Mention
Grace Kruse, Milan Loiacono

Currents
Pepperdine University
Malibu, California

Honorable Mention
Stephanie Amador, Shannon McCloskey

Ball Bearings
Ball State University
Muncie, Indiana

Honorable Mention
Chris Kohley, Braden VanMeter 

Talisman
Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, Kentucky

Honorable Mention
Jenna Solomon

Blush
The Fashion Institute of Technology
New York, New York

 

Honorable Mention
Staff

Two
Brigham Young University
Provo, Utah


Magazine page/spread

First
Meredith Wagner

Focus Magazine
Baylor University
Waco, Texas

 

Second
Teddy Willson

Distraction Magazine
University of Miami
Miami, Florida

 

Third
Lauren Gramley

MPJ Magazine
Syracuse University
Syracuse, New York

 

Fourth
Meca Brown-Sanders, Anna Tripolitis

Stephens Life
Stephens College
Columbia, Missouri

 

Fifth
Michael Radliff

The Bleed
Lane Community College
Eugene, Oregon

 

Honorable Mention
Nichole Landon

The Point
Biola University
La Mirada, California

Honorable Mention
Ellie Detweiler

Drake Magazine
Drake University
Des Moines, Iowa

Honorable Mention
Braden VanMeter

Talisman
Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, Kentucky

Honorable Mention
Jenna Solomon

Blush
The Fashion Institute of Technology
New York, New York

Honorable Mention
Ava Cruz

34th Street
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Yearbook cover

First
Davian Hopkins

La Ventana
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, Texas

Second
Anthony Pangonas

Aggieland
Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas

Third
Ashley Read, Alex Todd

Royal Purple
Kansas State University
Manhattan, Kansas

Fourth
Casey Lue

Ibis
University of Miami
Coral Gables, Florida

Fifth
Andrew Williams

Arbutus
Indiana University
Bloomington, Indiana

Honorable Mention
Autumn Hassell

Kentucky Kernel Year in Photos
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky

Honorable Mention
Bethany Vonseggern

The Griffon
Missouri Western State University
St. Joseph, Missouri

Honorable Mention
Katie Tart

Agromeck
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, North Carolina

Honorable Mention
Laurel Wind

Phi Psi Cli
Elon University
Elon, North Carolina


Yearbook page/spread

First
Casey Lue

Ibis
University of Miami
Coral Gables, Florida

Second
Katie Harbert

Royal Purple
Kansas State University
Manhattan, Kansas

Third
Davian Hopkins

La Ventana
Texas Tech University
Lubbuck, Texas

Fourth
Katie Tart
Agromeck
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, North Carolina

Fifth
Matt Begala, Andrew Williams

Arbutus
Indiana University
Bloomington, Indiana

Honorable Mention
Katherine Mattocks

The Tower
Loyola Marymount University
Los Angeles, California

Honorable Mention
Christopher Johnston

Angelos
California Baptist University
Riverside, California

Honorable Mention
Autumn Hassell

Kentucky Kernel Year in Photos
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky

Honorable Mention
Kaelee Koranda

Tower
Northwest Missouri State University
Maryville, Missouri

Honorable Mention
Anthony Pangonas

Aggieland
Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas


Infographic

First
Amy Lowe

Ka Leo O Hawai’i
University of Hawai’i at Manoa
Honolulu, Hawaii

Second
Morgan Thomson

Ibis
University of Miami
Coral Gables, Florida

Third
Mary Cate Long

Pepperdine Graphic
Pepperdine University
Malibu, California

Fourth
Etty Grossman

Distraction Magazine
University of Miami
Coral Gables, Florida

Fifth
Allen Pham

Daily Trojan
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California

Honorable Mention
Michelle Dudley

The Knox Student
Knox College
Galesburg, Illinois

Honorable Mention
Sarah Estes

Iowa State Daily
Iowa State University
Ames, Iowa

Honorable Mention
Lauren Gewirtz

The State News
Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan

Honorable Mention
Morgan La Casse

Minnesota Daily
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Honorable Mention
Thomas Munch

The Bleed
Lane Community College
Eugene, Oregon


Illustration

First
Sarah Estes

Iowa State Daily
Iowa State Daily
Ames, Iowa

Second
Christian Gutierrez

The Prospector
University of Texas-El Paso
El Paso, Texas

Third
Casey Lue

Ibis
University of Miami
Coral Gables, Florida

Fourth
Jeb Milling

The Daily Texan
University of Texas
Austin, Texas

Fifth
Hengguang Li

SCAN Magazine
Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta
Atlanta, Georgia

Honorable Mention
Madeline Deabler

The Sunflower
Wichita State University
Wichita, Kansas

Honorable Mention
Hannah Cheung

Envision Magazine
Andrews University
Berrien Springs, Michigan

Honorable Mention
Laura Grigorieff

Daily Emerald
University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon

Honorable Mention
Gracie Newton

Garnet & Black
University of South Carolina
Columbia, South Carolina

Honorable Mention
Karly Andersen

Pwatem Literature and Art Journal
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, Virginia