2019 Multimedia Story of the Year

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

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Multimedia News Story Package

First
Caroline Anders, Jacob deCastro, Noble Guyon, Sarah Zygmuntowski

‘She should’ve known better’: Mayoral candidate and county commissioner Amanda Barge is being accused of sexual harassment
Indiana Daily Student
Indiana University

Second
Cami Clark, Chris McCrory, Nicole Neri
Footsteps into America: A migrant’s journey of struggle, hope and the unknown
Cronkite News
Arizona State University

Third
J.D. Duggan
Understanding a changing landscape: the transgender student experience at UMN

Minnesota Daily
University of Minnesota

Fourth
Staff

Welcome home, Mr. President
The Battalion
Texas A&M University

Honorable Mention
Staff
Sen. John McCain dies one year after brain cancer diagnosis, leaves legacy of leadership
Cronkite News
Arizona State University

Honorable Mention
Madeline Happold

Justice for Laquan: After Van Dyke Verdict, Activists, Protesters Close Mag Mile
14 East
DePaul University

Honorable Mention
Staff
A community in mourning: remembering Celia Barquin Arozamena

Iowa State Daily
Iowa State University

Honorable Mention
Jordan Muller

176 hours: A comprehensive timeline of the Theta Tau videos and their impact
The Daily Orange
Syracuse University

Honorable Mention
Staff

Silent Sam toppled in protest the night before classes begin
The Daily Tar Heel
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill


Multimedia Feature Story Package

First
Mia Armstrong, Jonah Hrkal, Chloe Jones, Austin Westfall
A different border crisis: It’s not security or immigration, it’s about sewage

Cronkite News
Arizona State University

Second
Staff

#FocusImmigration
Montclair State University

Third
Erica Figueroa, Julian Hernandez, Nicole Ludden, Meg Potter
Death of a dream: Two responses to migrants who go missing in the desert

Cronkite News
Arizona State University

Fourth
Alex Hager
Elon’s invisible world: Campus plays host to a diverse community of wildlife, if you just know where to look
Elon News Network
Elon University

Fifth
Rachel Showalter, Casey Sublette
Inmates find their voice through college radio
Mustang News
California Polytechnic State University

Honorable Mention
Austin Brumblay, Hannah Getahun, Paula Kiley
Farming Under the Wire: A father and son operate an urban farm, but experience some hardships in the process

Daily 49er
California State University, Long Beach

Honorable Mention
Katelyn Weisbrod, Katina Zentz
The Hawkeye Spirit: Children’s Hospital and Iowa football celebrate a decade of Kid Captain

The Daily Iowan
University of Iowa

Honorable Mention
Gage Miskimen, Roman Slabach
An inside look into the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics’ AirCare team

The Daily Iowan
University of Iowa

Honorable Mention
Abby Gibbs
Rabbi Redefines Religion: Elon’s newest campus chaplain brings wealth of perspectives on race, gender and sexuality through her own self-creation

Elon News Network
Elon University

Honorable Mention
McKayla Robinson

Remembering Rosie: A Utah family searches for hope and justice in the 23-year-old unsolved murder of Rosie Tapia
Daily Universe
Brigham Young University


Multimedia Sports Story Package

First
Haley Kim, Alexandra Moreo

The journey home: 5 Scotsmen biked more than 3,000 miles to commemorate the victims of Pan Am Flight 103
The Daily Orange
Syracuse University

Second
Conor Courtney, Parker Singh, Andy Yamashita
The life of the loyal band: 48 hours with the Husky Marching Band
The Daily
University of Washington

Third
David Harmantas
‘I don’t feel like she’s ever going to lose’: An Iowa woman’s quest to go pro in MMA
The Daily Iowan
University of Iowa

Fourth
Marielle Abrahamson
Major Changes for Minor League Team

Elon News Network
Elon University

Fifth
Mitchell Gladstone
MOUNT ZION: Williamson, Barrett help Duke men’s basketball escape Central Florida in final seconds
The Chronicle
Duke University

Honorable Mention
Brian Truong
The night Dye Stahley became superwoman
Mustang News
California Polytechnic State University

Honorable Mention
Staff
‘More Than an Athlete:’ How Lucas Williamson Found His Voice
Loyola Phoenix
Loyola University Chicago

Honorable Mention
Adam Hensley, Nick Rohlman, Roman Slabach
Closing in on win No. 144: Kirk Ferentz approaches history
The Daily Iowan
University of Iowa

Honorable Mention
James Hartley
‘They had such a hard team to fight’: Eastfield volleyball suffers defeat in five-set championship match
Et Cetera
Eastfield College

Honorable Mention
Christopher Edwards, Irving Mercado
The Isaiah Tafoya Story
Wingspan
Laramie County Community College


Photo Slideshow

First
Michael Clubb
Joe B. Hall’s Kentucky dream

Kentucky Kernel
University of Kentucky

Second
Staff
Asylum Seekers Displaced from Shelters by Heavy Rains
The Corsair
Santa Monica College

Third
London Alexander

Track star embraces the balancing act of being a student and mom
Golden Gate Xpress
San Francisco State University

Fourth
Orlando Pinder, Mike Rundle
Fraternal Order of Police supporters clash with counter-protestors amidst calls for resignation of Kim Foxx
The Columbia Chronicle
Columbia College Chicago

Fifth
Katie Goodale
Are ghosts real? Behind the scenes of a paranormal investigation in a 125-year-old Iowa City home
The Daily Iowan
University of Iowa

Honorable Mention
Jordan Evans, Anya Magnuson, Nicole Neri
Trump rallies Mesa crowd to support Republican McSally in tight Senate race

Cronkite News
Arizona State University

Honorable Mention
Katlyn Campbell, Chris Jorgensen, Mikinna Kerns
Photos: Vigil held to honor Celia Barquín Arozamena
Iowa State Daily
Iowa State University

Honorable Mention
Staff
Snapshots of Inspiration
The Daily Orange
Syracuse University

Honorable Mention
Sarah Northrop, Madi Mather, Maddie Knight, Marissa Willke
Photos: Thousands in Eugene rally for the 2019 Womxn’s March
Daily Emerald
University of Oregon

Honorable Mention
Cassie Stricker
Gallery: George H.W. Bush State Funeral, Washington, D.C.
The Battalion
Texas A&M University


Interactive Graphic

First
Elizabeth Billman, Patrick Linehan
Up the river

The NewsHouse
Syracuse University

Second
Bailey Cooke
Accents across the commonwealth

Talisman
Western Kentucky University

Third
Anton Delgado
The urge to organize

Elon News Network
Elon University

Fourth
Staff
A detailed timeline of Snyder’s resignation

College Heights Herald
Western Kentucky University

Fifth
Staff
Latin trap fueled by reggaeton, southern hip-hop

The Shorthorn
University of Texas at Arlington

Honorable Mention
Siavash Ghadiri, Michelle Wong

Food Insecurity: A Look at the Numbers
Daily Nexus
University of California, Santa Barbara

Honorable Mention
Aadit Tambe

Iowa Caucuses Candidate Tracker
The Daily Iowan
University of Iowa

Honorable Mention
Arden Barnes
Interactive Timeline: UK’s White Hall bomb threat

Kentucky Kernel
University of Kentucky

Honorable Mention
Elizabeth Seward
Labor board affirms Pitt grad students have right to unionize

The Pitt News
University of Pittsburgh

Honorable Mention
Reese Oxner
UTA urbanization may contribute to flood risk

The Shorthorn
University of Texas at Arlington

Podcast

First
Kayla Branch, Will Conover, Paxson Haws

Uncovered: The Lovers’ Lane murders
The OU Daily
University of Oklahoma

Honorable Mention
Mia Armstrong, Jonah Hrkal, Chloe Jones, Austin Westfall
A different border crisis

Cronkite News
Arizona State University

Honorable Mention
James Chow
Native Histories: California State University Long Beach
Daily 49er
California State University, Long Beach

Honorable Mention
Tyrone McLendon, Caleb Smith

From unlikely to unbreakable
The Signal
Georgia State University

Honorable Mention
Blaise Mesa
Race to replace: 14 candidates vying for mayor’s seat

The Chronicle
Columbia College Chicago

Honorable Mention
Anna Huntsman
GreekDoor

The Kent Stater
Kent State University


Blog

First
Kayla Branch, Will Conover, Paxson Haws
@OUDaily / Uncovered: the Lovers’ Lane murders

The OU Daily
University of Oklahoma

Second
Staff
Latest updates: Florence comes to Elon

Elon News Network
Elon University

Third
Matthew Rodriguez, Olivia Schlosstein
#ShareYourStoryLMU

The Los Angeles Loyolan
Loyola Marymount University

Fourth
Alex Myers
Queer lions

The Los Angeles Loyolan
Loyola Marymount University

Fifth
Catie Sanders
Emo Night NOLA promotes inclusive atmosphere for locals
The Maroon
Loyola University New Orleans

Honorable Mention
Patrick Reilly
The Veles Conundrum

The Los Angeles Loyolan
Loyola Marymount University

Honorable Mention
Aria Cataño
Border Mirage: The Decades-Long Illusion of Peril

Daily Trojan
University of Southern California

Honorable Mention
Rhon Ridgeway
Westboro Baptist Church met with counter-protesters at Loyola
The Maroon
Loyola University New Orleans

Honorable Mention
Angelique Inchierca
KSC Senior Zach Robinson Dances Without Fear

The Equinox
Keene State College

Honorable Mention
Nina Kesic

11 countries in a year
Arches
Mount Mary University