2022 Best Use of Social Media

ACP honors
best use of social media

Oct. 28, 2022

Associated Collegiate Press salutes the winners of its 2022 Best Use of Social Media competition.

ACP’s Individual Awards are among the top prizes in collegiate journalism, and the awards are a showcase of journalistic excellence.

Winners were announced during MediaFest 22, the ACP/CMA Fall National College Media Convention, on Oct. 28, in Washington, D.C.

Social Media Reporting

First Place
The Chronicle
Duke University
Durham, North Carolina
“The Chronicle’s Social Media Reporting 2021-2022”

Second Place
Kristina Agresta, Vincent Medina, Leila Nunez
Daily Forty-Niner
California State University, Long Beach
Long Beach, California
“Covering the Long Beach Grand Prix”

Third Place
Jacob Kisamore
Elon News Network
Elon University
Elon, North Carolina
“Elon Softball vs. Delaware”

Fourth Place
Arnav Binaykia, Manasa Gudavalli
Washington Square News
New York University
New York, New York
“Taylor Swift at NYU’s commencement”

Fifth Place
The Daily Gamecock
University of South Carolina
Columbia, South Carolina
“Women’s Basketball National Championship”

Honorable mentions

The Graphic, Pepperdine University, Malibu, California
“Social Media Reporting: The Graphic”

Marshall Sunner, Alyssa Fullington
The Collegian, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas
“Social Media Reporting”

Cameron Stuart, Hollie Moore
The Appalachian, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina
“Report shows faculty of color retiring early due to “toxic work environment”

Browning Blair, David Ferrara
The Tiger, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina
“Digitalizing the News: The Tiger’s Approach to Social Media Reporting”

Abraham Mohamad
The Shorthorn, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas
“The Shorthorn’s Approach to Social Media”

Social Media Promotion

First Place
The NewsHouse
Syracuse University
Syracuse, New York
“Entitled to Equality”

Second Place
The Shorthorn
University of Texas at Arlington
Arlington, Texas
The Shorthorn’s “Promoting content using Social Media”

Third Place
The Graphic
Pepperdine University
Malibu, California
Best Social Media “Promotion: The Graphic”

Fourth Place
University of Guelph-Humber
Toronto, Ontario
“Social Media campaign for 2022 print and web magazines plus InstaZine and Emerge Conference events”

Fifth Place
Alan Nguyen
Orange Media Network
Oregon State University
Corvallis, Oregon
“OSU’s new president”

Honorable mentions

el Don, Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, California
“Informing, Engaging and Promoting print products”

Ana Muñoz, Gabriela Garcia, Kamila Izquierdo
Urbana Literary & Arts, Miami Dade College, Eduardo J. Padrón Campus, Miami, Florida
“Social Media Promotion”

Alex Bracken
Ball Bearings Magazine, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana
“Ball Bearings Magazine Social Media Promotion”

Ryan Walker, Luca Richman, Manasa Gudavalli
Washington Square News, New York University, New York, New York
“WSN Social Media”

Garnet & Black, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina
“G&B Print Editions Promotion Campaign”