MCMA publications bring home some SPJ hardware

Two Missouri College Media Association newspapers are the class of the Society of Professional Journalists Region 7.

The Standard of Missouri State University took first place in Best All-Around Non-Daily newspaper for four-year schools and The Montage at St. Louis Community College-Meramec brought home the same honor among two-year schools.

Other MCMA students and newspapers receiving awards:

Four-year schools:

Feature Photography
• Second Place: Jazz and blues ring through old Webster – by Brittany Ruess, Webster University

Sports Photography
• First Place: Coach celebrates victory – by Matt Kile, Missouri State University
• Second Place: Volleyball victory – by Brittany Ruess, Webster University

Breaking News Reporting
• Second Place: Kahler murder trial: Son tells court his father ‘shot my mom’ – by Sangeeta Shastry, University of Missouri
• Third Place: Timothy Wolfe named UM System President – by Zach Murdock and Raymond Howze, University of Missouri

Feature Writing
• First Place: Citizens for Justice – by Brad Racino, University of Missouri

General News Reporting
• First Place: Small-town residents saddened by prospect of post offices closing – by Sarah Hoffman, University of Missouri

In-Depth Reporting
• First Place: Residents of Regency trailer park trapped between city, park management – by Brad Racino, University of Missouri
• Second Place: In testimony in Ryan Ferguson case, a question of memory – by Sangeeta Shastry, University of Missouri
• Third Place: Department of Mental Health faces overtime issues from understaffing – by Victoria Guida, University of Missouri

Sports Column Writing
• Second Place: Josh Sellmeyer, Webster University

Sports Writing
• Second Place: Tiny celebrity inspires mom – by Harrison Keegan, Missouri State University
• Third Place: Former Webster University student, TV actor returns to field of dreams – by Daniel Bauman, Webster University

Online Feature Reporting
• First Place: 30 under 30 – by Ileana Llorens, Kristin Kellogg and Rhonda Prast, University of Missouri

Online News Reporting
• First Place: Student veterans – by Ileana Llorens, Kristin Kellogg and Rhonda Prast, University of Missouri

Two-Year schools

Editorial Writing
• Second Place: Camillya Blount, Joshua Golden and Jessica Penland, St. Louis Community College – Florissant Valley

Feature Writing
• Second Place: Welcome home DJ Kut – by Camillya Blount, St. Louis Community College – Florissant Valley
• Third Place: A Battle Worth Passing Over – by Anthony Pickens, St. Louis Community College – Florissant Valley
General News Photography
• Second Place: Storms in St. Louis – by Bradley Rayford, St. Louis Community College – Florissant Valley

General News Reporting
• First Place: Budget cut series – by staff, St. Louis Community College – Meramec
• Second Place: TRIO grant awards $47.7 million – by Christine Willbrand, St. Louis Community College – Florissant Valley

Sports Writing
• First Place: An athletic dilemma: Cost versus accountability – by Kurt Oberreither and Spencer Gleason, St. Louis Community College – Meramec
• Third Place: Setting the pace and leaping bounds – by Anthony Pickens, St. Louis Community College – Florissant Valley

 

 

 

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