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Echo Journalism Awards, 1999 to 2014

Published: Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014 15:02


CURRENT AWARDS FROM 2010 TO TODAY ARE BELOW. TO SEE AWARDS FROM 1999-2009  CLICK HERE.

 

2014 HBCU NATIONAL STUDENT NEWS MEDIA CONFERENCE - Feb. 6-9, 2014

FIRST PLACE

• Best Overall Sports Coverage, Johnathan Alexander and Tevin Stinson

• Best Headline Writer, Matt Phillips

• Best Individual Page Design, Matt Phillips

• Best Overall Design, Matt Phillips, Alex Sampson and Campus Echo staff

• Best Photo Story (“Operation Eagle Swoop,”  Gabriel Aikens)

• Best Online Video, (“Historic Stagville Plantation offers food for thought,” Ish Hinson)

SECOND PLACE

• Best Non-Sports Feature (“Recovery a long struggle,” Alex Sampson)

• Best Sports News Story (“Anything he can do, can she do it too?” Jonathan Alexander)

• Best Editorial Cartoon (“Stranger than Fiction - North Carolina’s voting obstacle course,” Jhordan ‘Jaguar’ Perry)

• Best Photo Story, “Sowing Good Seeds,” Jade Jackson)

THIRD PLACE

• Best News Series/In-Depth Reporting (“Students Struggle with Rising Costs,” Echo Staff)

• Best Sports Feature (Can’t slow King down,” Jonathan Alexander

HONORABLE MENTION

• Best Headline Writer, Alex Sampson

 

2013 - CENTER FOR HBCU MEDIA ADVOCACY - HBCU AWARDS

• Best HBCU Student Newspaper

 

HBCU 2013 NEWSPAPER CONTEST

Black College Communication Association

1st - Best Student Newspaper (Bi-Weekly Production)

1st - Best Photo Story, Chi Brown, The walls are talking

1st - Best Online Multimedia Package, Matt Phillips, "Election Central"

2nd - Headline Writing, Aaron Saunders, The skinny on tight jeans

2nd - Best Design – Broadsheet, Camps Echo Staff

2nd - Best Photo Story,  Matt Phillips, The Wasteland: A Durham dystopia

2nd -Best Online Video Story

3rd - Best Online Site

3rd -Best News Stories, Matt Phillips and Emily Pakes, Investigative or In-Depth Stories, "The battle for America, a four-part series"

3rd -Best Sports News or Game Story, Jerome Brown Jr., Not quite there yet

3rd -Best Editorial Cartoon, Bobby Faison, School days with Timmy

Honorable Mention, Jonathan Alexander, "Jones, Coleman indicted"

 

Society of Professional Journalist - 2012-2013 Mark of Excellence Awards - Region 12 (Student newspapers from Delaware, Washington DC, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia)

1st - Feature Writing - Matt Phillips, "Inside the Rehearsal of 'Rave'

3rd - Overall Non-Daily Student Newspape - Campus Echo staff

3rd - In-Depth Reporting - Matt Phillips and Emily Pakes, "Battle for America" (a 4-part series)

3rd - Feature Writing - Matt Phillips, "Portrait of an Artist as a Visual Artist"

 

Black College Communication Association

2012 - Excellence in Journalism Awards

1st Place - Best Design, Broadsheet Category (non-weekly; Editors Ashley Griffin and Aaron Saunders)

1st Place - Best Arts & Entertainment Criticism (Jerome Brown Jr.)

1st Place - Best Headline Writer (Aaron Saunders)

1st Place - Best Online Audio Story (“As you like it,” Chi Brown, Matt Phillips, Aaron Saunders)

2nd Place - Best Individual Page Design (Aaron Saunders)

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