Regional Honors Continue for JMC

JMC experiences the most award-winning academic year and awards continue to come.

JMC student journalists and student media outlets continue to earn regional awards in the most award-winning academic year in JMC’s history.


Ohio Excellence in Journalism Awards

The Press Club of Cleveland honored several JMC student journalists with Ohio Excellence in Journalism Awards, in the first year that the competition has included a student-run media category. Award presentations will take place on June 7.

The 2013 winners include:

Best Print News Story, 4-Year School

“The courting of Cope: Behind the scenes of a $1 million withdrawal”

Doug Brown, Frank Yonkof, Rachel Conroy

Best Print Sports Story, 4-Year School

“90Ksu reached with help of department money”

Doug Brown

Best Print Feature Story

“KSU professor searches for his mother, a Holocaust survivor”

Leighann McGivern Best TV News Story

“Former Kent State employee charged with sexual battery”

Brian Presley


Best Print News Story

“Board highlights praise, hides criticism in Lefton evaluation”

Doug Brown, Rex Santus Best TV News Story

“Preparing for President Barack Obama’s visit to Kent”

Kaitlynn LeBeau Michigan State University/Society for News Design


A Burr photo illustration also earned honorable mention in the Annual Design Contest for Design Students sponsored by the Michigan State University chapter of the Society for News Design: “Making Amends with my Invisible Half,” designed by VCD student Alyssa DeGeorge, which appeared in the fall edition of The Burr.

POSTED: Friday, May 17, 2013 04:33 PM
Updated: Saturday, December 3, 2022 01:02 AM
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