2021 Best of Show / fall convention


Organizational recognition

Feature Magazine

1. Ink, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia

2. Warrior Life, El Camino College, Torrance, California

3. El Sol, Southwestern College, Chula Vista, California

4. Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida

5. The Bleed, Lane Community College, Eugene, Oregon

6. Currents, Pepperdine University, Malibu, California

7. Flow, University of North Alabama, Florence, Alabama

8. Pursuit, California Baptist University, Riverside, California

9. Blot, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho

10 Nineteen Fifty-Six, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Literary Arts Magazine

1. Pwatem: An Anthology of Literature and Art, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia

2. Amendment Literary and Art Journal, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia

3. Windhover, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina

4. Underground, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia

5. SEEDS Literary Journal, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois

6. Sanskirt, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina

7. Reach, Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph, Missouri

8. The Peel, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina

9. Urbana Literary & Arts, Miami Dade College Padrón Campus, Miami, Florida

10. The Wright Side, Wright College, Chicago, Illinois

Newspaper

Two-year campus

1. The Sun, Southwestern College, Chula Vista, California

2. The Clarion, Madison Area Technical College, Madison, Wisconsin

3. The Collegian, Tarrant County College, Hurst, Texas

Newspaper

Four-year campus with 10,000 students or fewer

1. The Pendulum, Elon University, Elon, North Carolina

2. Muleskinner, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, Missouri

3. Northwest Missourian, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, Missouri

4. Augustana Mirror, Augustana University, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

5. The Ithacan, Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York

6. Graphic, Pepperdine University, Malibu, California

7. The Banner, California Baptist University, Riverside, California

8. The Gothic Times, New Jersey City University, Jersey City, New Jersey

9. The Reflector, University of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana

10. The Volante, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota

Newspaper

Four-year campus with more than 10,000 students

1. The Sunflower, Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas

2. The Appalachian, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina

3. The Commonwealth Times, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia

4. The Arbiter, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho

5. Kansas State Collegian, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas

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

7. The Mercury, The University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, Texas

8. The Daily Iowan, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

9. Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

Digital Newsletter

1. The Crimson White, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

2. The Appalachian, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina

3. Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

4. Daily Titan, California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, California

5. el Don, Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, California

6. The Collegian, Tarrant County College, Hurst, Texas

7. The George-Anne Daily, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia

8. The Alestle, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, Illinois

9. Niner Times, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina

10. The Skyline View, Skyline College, San Bruno, California

Website

Two-year campus

1. The Union, El Camino College, Torrance, California

2. The Clarion, Madison Area Technical College, Madison, Wisconsin

3. The Collegian, Tarrant County College, Hurst, Texas

4. Coast Report, Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, California

5. el Don, Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, California

6. Crusader News, Seward County Community College, Liberal, Kansas

7. Urbana Literary & Arts, Miami Dade College Padrón Campus. Miami, Florida

8. The Skyline View, Skyline College, San Bruno, California

9. The Sun, Southwestern College, Chula Vista, California

Website

Four-year campus with 10,000 students or fewer

1. Elon News Network, University of Richmond, Elon, North Carolina

2. The Ithacan, Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York

3. Graphic, Pepperdine University, Malibu, California

4. Northwest Missourian, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, Missouri

5. Muleskinner, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, Missouri

6. The Reflector, University of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana

7. The Gothic Times, New Jersey City University, Jersey City, New Jersey

8. Griffin News, Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph, Missouri

9. The Oracle, Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, Tennessee

10. Independent, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois

Website

More than 10,000 students

1. The State Hornet, California State University, Sacramento, Sacramento, California

2. The Sunflower, Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas

3. Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida

4. Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, Texas

5. The Daily Iowan, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

6. The Alestle, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, Illinois

7. The Appalachian, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina

8. Daily Titan, California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, California

Broadcast News Program

1. Lariat TV News Today, Baylor University, Waco, Texas

2. Your Newsroom, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia

3. Elon Local News/Elon News Network, Elon University, Elon, North Carolina

4. CBU TV, California Baptist University, Riverside, California

5. KGSM-TV, Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph, Missouri

6. Coyote News, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota

7. Panther Report News, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia

Yearbook

1. Tower, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, Missouri

2. Royal Purple, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas

3. Agromeck, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina

4. Roundup, Baylor University, Waco, Texas

5. Petit Jean, Harding University, Searcy, Arkansas

6. Natsihi, Whitworth University, Spokane, Washington

7. Edda, Augustana University, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

8. The Griffon, Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph, Missouri

9. The Eagle, Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, Tennessee

Advertising Rate Card

1. Mustang Media Group, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, California

2. Student Media, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho

3. Collegian Media Group, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas

4. Daily Titan, California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, California

5. Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

6. The Appalachian, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina

7. Independent, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois

8. Northwest Student Media, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, Missouri

9. The Reflector, University of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana

Advertising Special Newspaper Section

1. Mustang Media Group, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, California

2. Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

3. The Appalachian, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina

4. Daily Titan, California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, California

5. Northwest Missourian, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, Missouri

6. Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, Texas


Individual recognition

Blog

1. Gabriela Garcia, “Eighteen Years of Injustices Experienced as a Girl,” Urbana Literary & Arts, Miami Dade College, Eduardo J. Padrón Campus, Miami, Florida

2. Staff, “LIVE BLOG: Winter storm brings freezing rain to Elon University, Alamance County,” Elon News Network, Elon University, Elon, North Carolina

3. Tessa Hughes, “Kristin Smart,” Mustang News, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, California

4. Kayla Fisher, “Always, Kayla: My Experience Preparing for Graduate School,” Northern Review, Ohio Northern University, Ada, Ohio

Podcast

1. Anna Terry, “ENN Radio,” Elon News Network, Elon University, Elon, North Carolina

2. Lindsey Sullivan, “A Journalist & A Survivor Reflect on the Inner Workings of A Sexual Assault Investigation,” Graphic, Pepperdine University, Malibu, California

3. Jackie Park, Mickey Hutchings, “Appalachian Dispatch, COVID-19 Edition: Student media and the year like no other,” The Appalachian, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina

4. Jimena “Fer” Romero, Sebastian Parra, Diego Farias, Erika Hernandez, Nicole Viloria, “Urbanites Season 3/Episode 1: Calle Ocho Extravaganza,” Urbana Literary & Arts, Miami Dade College, Eduardo J. Padrón Campus, Miami, Florida

5. Colin Kulpa, Patrick Felts, Evan Gerike, Bradley Hohulin, “Reach for the Pod,” Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

6. Jordan Parker, Mack Ervin III, Magaly Muñoz, “State Hornet: Spotlight,” The State Hornet, California State University, Sacramento, Sacramento, California

7. John Harrison, “The Skyline View Podcast: National Poetry Month with poet laureate Janice Sapigao,” The Skyline View Podcast, Skyline College, San Bruno, California

8. Emily Hernandez, Eddie Velasquez, “The Distraction,” el Don, Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, California

9. Ryland Pietras, “Cup of Sugar: What Does Fair-trade Look Like in the Coffee Industry,” Independent, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois 

10. Rosemary Kelley, “Regrets and Rejects Ep. 1: Pandemics with Guest Mandy Higgins, KHS,” Eastern Progress, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, Kentucky

Print Design

1. Solomon Wilson, “On the Count of 3,” El Espejo, Texas A&M University-San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas

2. Marta Lukomska, “Waking up a ghost town,” Mustang News, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, California

3. Keagan Larkins, “Delta-8,” Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida

4. Carolina Camus, “Lakeside Village,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida

5. Jayce Nguyen, “I’m coming back: Viral TikTok rapper reflects on budding career while incarcerated,” The Commonwealth Times, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia

6. Ashley Stand, “Campus Food,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida

7. Hannah Kellum, Cameron Shappley, Emily Sundermeier, Holly Tubbs, “Phighting Racial Injustice,“ Petit Jean, Harding University, Searcy, Arkansas

8. Gabi Wood, “Welcome Week front page,“ The Commonwealth Times, The Commonwealth Times, Richmond, Virginia

9. Abby Carmichael, “Are you tailgate-ready?” Indiana Daily Student, Indiana Daily Student, Bloomington, Indiana

10. MaKayla Polak, Nathan English, “The More Things Change,” Northwest Missourian, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, Missouri

Photojournalism

1. Elijah Hickman, “CBU welcomes students back in person,” The Banner, California Baptist University, Riverside, California

2. David Gray, “Forever Young,” The Crimson White, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

3. Luke Johnson, “Women’s March in Washington, D.C.,” Elon News Network, Elon University, Elon, North Carolina

4. Megan Lee, “Robert E. Lee Monument, Richmond, VA,” The Commonwealth Times, Viriginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia

5. David Gray, “A Moment of Reflection,” The Crimson White, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

6. Sarah Pinkerton, “Big 12 dogpile,” Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, Texas

7. Madison Meyer, “Engine 54, Ladder 4, Battalion 9 firehouse,” Bison, Harding University, Searcy, Arkansas

8. Tanner Pearson, “Snackin’ at the county fair,” The Post, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

9. Akash Pamarthy, “Paw Paw Fest,” The Post, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

10. Ashlynn McKee, “President Hugh Sherman discusses changes,” The Post, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

Broadcast News Story

1. Sarah Gill, “Students lose home to winter storm,” Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, Texas

2. Gabrielle Salgado, “GNews: Head in the Game: Key Pearson,” Graphic, Pepperdine University, Malibu, California

3. Amanda Wernik, “Kristin Smart,” Mustang Media Group, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, California

4. Jason Davila, “GSU Men’s Soccer Win in New Complex,” PRN (Neo Network), Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia

5. Haley Phelps, “Fall Sustainability Week Begins At Elon University,” Elon News Network, Elon University, Elon, North Carolina

6. Antwane Willis, “GSU medical clinic offers students incentives for vaccination,” PRN (Neo Network), Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia

7. Natalie Hernandez, “We Want You Back,” NYCity News Service, City University of New York, New York, New York

8. Melisa Perez, “Multicultural Meet the Greek Event,” PRN (Neo Network), Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia

Multimedia News/Feature Presentation

1. Staff, “Next New York,” NYCity News Service, City University of New York, New York, New York

2. Mackenzie Wilkes, “A taxing divide,” Elon News Network, Elon University, Elon, North Carolina

3. Jackie Park, Mickey Hutchings, “Building the plane as we fly it,” The Appalachian, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina

4. Staff, “When time stood still,” Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, Texas

5. Staff, “The Bronx Is Buffering,” NYCity News Service, City University of New York, New York, New York

6. Emily Broyles, Jake Markland, Jesse Barber, Max Correa, “Shots of history,” The Appalachian, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina

7. Paige Zezulka, Morgan Engels, “New Early Learning Campus opens,” The Clarion, Madison Area Technical College, Madison, Wisconsin

8. Mallorey Daunhauer, “An inside look at the 2021 Kiwanis Indiana Balloon Fest,” Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

9. Lydia DuPerier, “What is Beauty? Defining the Undefinable,” Currents Magazine, Pepperdine University, Malibu, California

10. Evan Gattuso, “Bands Eager To Revive Live Shows,” Mustang News, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, California

Social Justice Reporting

1. Blake Hunter, “Searching for accountability for racism within Greek Life at Boise State,” The Arbiter, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho

2. Lauren Serge, “Swarm of Dykes’ activism influenced LGBTQ+ resources today,” The Post, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

3. Phyllis Cha, “I’m sure I will experience this again: IU students recount experiences of anti-Asian racism,” Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

4. Catherine Allen, Marcus Cocova, “Nowhere To Go: Morro Bay Homeless Encampment On Vistra-Owned Land Destroyed,” Mustang News, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, California

5. Julia Woock, “COVID Warrior,” The Southwestern College Sun, Southwestern College, Chula Vista, California

6. Staff, “On the Waterfront,” NYCity News Service, City University of New York, New York, New York

7. Anitiz Muonagolu, Celine Foreman, “Pride, POC and Personal Intersectionality,” Graphic, Pepperdine University, Malibu, California

8. Rick Williams, “Designer of Color,” The Bleed, Lane Community College, Eugene, Oregon

9. Solomon Wilson, “On the Count of 3,” El Espejo, Texas A&M-San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas

10. McKenzie Heileman, “Learning with a disability: Students share their experience with the EAC,” The Arbiter, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho

Advertising Design (print, online, video, audio)

1. Josephine Tang, “Balance Your Workload,” Daily Titan, California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, California

2. Hayley Skrezyna, “Evil by the Needle,” Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

3. Kourtney David, Jenna Fitzgerald, “The Morning Buzz,” Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, Texas

4. Cora Stout, “Food and Family Weekend,” Northwest Missourian, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, Missouri

5. Steven Andriantsiratahina, “Bad Love Poem Contest,” The Clarion, Madison Area Technical College, Madison, Wisconsin

6. Staff, “Don’t Just Browse,” Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida

7. John Harrison, “The TSV Sports Show,” The Skyline View, Skyline College, San Bruno, California

8. Savannah Owens, “SEEDS Advertisement,” Independent, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois

9. Ali Levens, “Salon Close to Campus,” Graphic, Pepperdine University, Malibu, California

10. Delta Wise, “Upload a pic, win a trip,” Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, Texas