2022 Reporter of the Year finalists

Sept. 8, 2022

Associated Collegiate Press announces the finalists in its 2022 Reporter of the Year competition.

Individual Award winners will be announced at MediaFest22, the Fall National College Media Convention, at 3:30 p.m. ET Friday, Oct. 28, at the Grand Hyatt Washington.

A gallery of winners will be posted after the Oct. 28 announcement.

Finalists below are listed by state.

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2022 ACP Pacemakers
Announced in September 2022, these Pacemaker finalists will be honored and winners announced at the Oct. 28 awards ceremony.

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2022 Yearbook Pacemakers will be presented in spring 2023.

Pacemaker 100
To celebrate our 100th birthday, we’ll honor our top Pacemaker winners and announce the Top 10 at the fall convention.

Two-year School, Reporter of the Year

Camila Gonzalez
The Southwestern College Sun, Southwestern College, Chula Vista, California

Alexcia Negrete
Inside Fullerton, Fullerton College, Fullerton, California

Carrie Graham
el Don, Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, California

Kim McGill
The Union, El Camino College, Torrance, California

Edward Segal
The Valley Star, Los Angeles Valley College, Valley Glen, California

Ammy Sanchez
The Reporter, Miami Dade College, Miami, Florida

Philip Perez
Foghorn News, Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, Texas

Jose Romero
The Collegian, Tarrant County College, Hurst, Texas

Carmen Guzman
The Et Cetera, Dallas College-Eastfield, Mesquite, Texas

Kaleia Lawrence
The Clarion, Madison Area Technical College, Madison, Wisconsin

Four-year School, Reporter of the Year

Ashley Mowreader
The Graphic, Pepperdine University, Malibu, California

Oliver Michelsen
Xpress, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California

Caleb McCullough
The Daily Iowan, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

Alexander Hurla
The Kansas State Collegian, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas

Sarah Michels
Kentucky Kernel, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky

Victor Stefanescu
The Heights, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

Harm Venhuizen
Chimes, Calvin University, Grand Rapids, Michigan

Austin De Dios
The Beacon, University of Portland, Portland, Oregon

Cassidy Wixom
BYU Daily Universe, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah

Jake Conley
The Breeze, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia