2021 Reporter of the Year finalists

Sept. 24, 2021

Associated Collegiate Press announces the finalists in its 2021 Reporter of the Year competition.

Winners in this and all Individual Award categories, as well as the ACP Pacemaker Awards, will be announced virtually at 6 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. CT Thursday, Oct. 14, during the Fall National College Media Convention.

Finalists listed below are alphabetical by state.

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2021 Individual Award finalists
Advertisement • BroadcastCartoon • Design
Multimedia • Photo • Reporter • Story
Social Media • COVID-19 Coverage

2021 Pacemaker finalists
Broadcast • Business • Innovation
Magazine • Newspaper • Online • 2020 Yearbook

Past ACP awards

Two-year schools

Julia Woock
The Southwestern College Sun
Southwestern College
Chula Vista, California

Steven Rissotto
The Skyline View
Skyline College
San Bruno, California

Annette Mullaney
The Guardsman
City College of San Francisco
San Francisco, California

Juan Miranda
The Union
El Camino College
Torrance, California

Maria Coronado
Crusader News
Seward County Community College
Liberal, Kansas

Leah Johnston
Foghorn News
Del Mar College
Corpus Christi, Texas

Desiree Gutierrez
The Brookhaven Courier
Dallas College Brookhaven Campus
Farmers Branch, Texas

Logan Evans
The Collegian
Tarrant County College
Hurst, Texas

Harriet Ramos
The Et Cetera
Dallas College Eastfield Campus
Mesquite, Texas

Chris Bird
The Clarion
Madison Area Technical College
Madison, Wisconsin

Four-year schools

Brenda Fernanda Verano
CSUDH Bulletin
California State University, Dominguez Hills
Carson, California

Iman Palm
Daily Forty-Niner
California State University, Long Beach
Long Beach, California

Christian Trujano
Spartan Daily
San Jose State University
San Jose, California

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

Brooklyn Valera
The Signal
Georgia State University
Atlanta, Georgia

Matt Cohen
Indiana Daily Student
Indiana University
Bloomington, Indiana

Sumayyah Muhammad
The Ball State Daily News
Ball State University
Muncie, Indiana

Kylee Haueter
Iowa State Daily
Iowa State University
Ames, Iowa

Mary Steffenhagen
NYCity News Service
The City University of New York
New York, New York

Brady Stone
The Battalion
Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas