The Robert G. McGruder Student Award for Diversity

This award honors Robert G. McGruder, a 1963 Kent State graduate and leader in the area of diversity in journalism, and recognizes work published or broadcast in print or online in a Student Media outlet, other professional media outlets such as an internship, or as part of a JMC classroom assignment. The award is not discipline specific.

The number of winners to be recognized will be chosen by members of the School of Media and Journalism Diversity & Globalization committee each year.

This award is open to undergraduates and graduate students working in a Media and Journalism class, internship or student media outlet for work done during the contest period. The entrant must have done the majority of the work on the project to be considered.

2020 Robert G. McGruder Student Award for Diversity Winners and Nominees

Nominations are ongoing.

Who: Undergraduate and graduate students working in a Media and Journalism class, internship or Student Media outlet who have created published content in the areas of diversity and inclusion.
What: Work broadcast or published in print or online through a Student Media outlet, other professional media outlets such as an internship, or as part of a Media and Journalism classroom assignment.
Timeframe: Work must be published or broadcast after Sept. 1, 2020
Deadline: Nominations accepted until Aug. 31, 2021

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