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Echo Journalism Awards, 1999 to 2014

On July 20, 2010

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)

2nd Place - Best Sports Game Story ("Eagles Cook Wildcats," Jerome Brown Jr.)

3rd Place - Best Student Newspaper (Bi-Weekly Category)

3rd Place- Best Sports Feature Story ("Where have all the brothers gone," Jonathan Alexander)

Honorable Mention - Best In-Depth News Story ("CLA dean search draws fire," Ashley Griffin)

Honorable Mention - Best Opinions Writing (Zevandah Barnes)

Honorable Mention - Best News Coverage (Staff)

Honorable Mention - Best Online (Staff and David Fitts Jr)

 

2011 - NC College Media Association

Second Place - News Writing, Chriss Hess & Carlton Koonce

Honorable Mention - Feature Writing, Carlton Koonce

Honorable Mention - Feature Writing, Chi Brown

Honorable Mention - Sport Writing, Aaron Saunders

 

2011 - American Scholastic Press Association

1st Place - Best Overall Student Newspaper

Outstanding Story (Non-School Related) "Yard Sale at Union Independent," Carlton Koonce

 

Black College Communication Association

2011 - Excellence in Journalism Awards

1st Place - Best Design, Broadsheet Category

1st Place - Best Online Video Story ~ James Hines "Hair to Stay"

1st Place - Best Individual Page Design ~ Ashley Griffin

1st Place - Best Individual Photograph ~ Chi Brown

1st Place - Best Headline Writer ~ Aaron Saunders

1st Place - Best Sports Game Story ~ Aaron Saunders "Eagles Stumble in Boone"

2nd Place - Best Informational Graphic/News Illustration ~ Steven Brown

2nd Place - Best Sports News Story ~ Jonathan Alexander "Eagles scratch Seattle"

2nd Place - Best Investigation or In-Depth Reporting ~ Echo staff

2nd Place - Best News Coverage ~ Echo staff

2nd Place - Best Online Site ~ David Fitts and Echo staff

2nd Place - Best Individual Page Design ~ Carlton Koonce

2nd Place - Best Online Video Reporting ~ Echo staff

3rd Place - Best Online Multimedia Package ~ Echo staff

3rd Place - Best Student Newspaper (Bi-weekly category)

3rd Place - Best Spot News Story ~ Jonathan Alexander "Democratic Party stalwart speaks at Lyceum"

Honorable Mention - Best Photo Essay ~ April Simon "Harvest of Dignity"

 

2010 - Society of Professional Journalists - Mark of Excellence

1st Place - Best All-Around Non-Dailey Student Newspaper

3rd Place - Feature Photography - "Monday Night Jazz," Chi Brown

3rd Place - Editorial Writing, Ashley Griffin

 

Black College Communication Association

2010 - Excellence in Journalism Awards

1st - Best Student Newspaper (once weekly or less)

1st - Best Online Site

1st - Best Headline Writer, Geoffrey Cooper

1st - Best Editorial Cartoon, Brandon Murphy

1st - Best Individual Page Design, Carlton Koonce

2nd - Best Design-Broadsheet or Tabloid, Carlton Koonce

2nd - Best Design-Broadsheet or Tabloid, Geoffrey Cooper

2nd - Best Online Multimedia Package

2nd - Best Editorial/Opinion Section

Honorable Mention-Best Photo Story - "Recyclery," Chi Brown

Link to all awards received from 1999-2009: CLICK HERE.


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