Journal Staff Wins 29 MCMA Awards | Webster University

Journal Staff Wins 29 MCMA Awards


ST. LOUIS (April 30, 2019) – The staff of the Webster University student newspaper, The Journal, won 29 awards at the Missouri College Media Association annual convention earlier this month.

Sara Bannoura won the Journalist of the Year award, and Christine Tannous won Photojournalist of the Year award. The Journal won the First Place Sweepstakes award for most points earned for awards in their division.

The Journal competed against student newspapers from Drury University, Missouri Southern State University, Missouri Western State University, Northwest Missouri State University, and Truman University. Schools are divided into divisions for competition. These schools are mid-sized four-year universities.

A list of all the awards won is included here:

First Place
Sweepstakes: Journal Staff

News Writing: Matt Woods
'Moms Demand' stricter gun laws

Editorial Writing: Journal Staff
Editorial: A mass shooting 4.6 miles away impacts us all

Feature Writing: Emma Larson
'Life moves forward' for family of fallen officer

Video: Matt Woods
Moms Demand Action fight for stricter gun laws in Missouri

In-Depth News Reporting: Journal Staff
One city, two worlds: Kirkwood continues to confront racial divide 10 years after the City Hall shooting

Investigative Reporting: Sara Bannoura
Faculty expresses financial concern to Board of Trustees

News Photography: Ryan Gines
Let Francis Stay

Feature Photography: Ryan Gines
Profile of Meghan Panu in front of her tiny home

Story Illustration: Joseph Schreiber
A shot in the dark: STL gun violence

Page One Design: Sara Bannoura and Haley Walter
One City, Two Worlds

Editorial/Op-Ed Page: Hayley Abshear
STL gun violence

Special section or Supplement: Journal Staff
One city, two worlds: Kirkwood continues to confront racial divide

Second Place
In-Depth News Reporting: Journal Staff
Made in Translation: Immigration in Texas and St. Louis

Column: Hanna Holthaus
I saw the difference at the border

Special Section or Supplement: Journal Staff
Made in Translation: Immigration in Texas and St. Louis

Third Place
Best Overall Newspaper: Journal Staff

In-Depth news Reporting: Journal Staff
A shot in the Dark: STL gun violence

News Photography: Christine Tannous
I practice lockdown drills

Feature Photography: Andrew McMunn
Cantone's Coop: Public safety officer rescues chickens

Information Graphic: Andrew McMunn
Timeline of Black History Month

Story Illustration: Ryan Gines
Made in Translation

Page One Design: Sara Bannoura and Andrew McMunn
A shot in the dark: STL gun violence

Special Section or Supplement: Journal Staff
A shot in the dark: STL gun violence

Video: Matt Woods
Ex-convict finds new opportunities in tatooing

Honorable Mention
Sports Writing: Marlow Ferguson
Behrle 'back hands' her way into history

Feature Page: Journal Staff
Made in Translation

The annual convention was held Saturday, April 13, on the Missouri State University campus in Springfield, Missouri.

About the School of Communications
The School of Communications (www.webster.edu/communications) at Webster University prepares students to excel as skilled professionals in the global field of communications. We provide theory and practice in media courses framed within a liberal arts-based curriculum, augmented by personalized mentorship, and professional development opportunities. Sixteen distinct majors are available at the undergraduate level as well as five master's degrees in diverse fields of communications. We offer BA and MA programs on the Webster campuses in Geneva, Vienna, Leiden, Thailand, and Ghana, as well as in Saint Louis and online.

About Webster University
With its home campus in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, Webster University (www.webster.edu) comprises an action-oriented global network of faculty, staff, students and alumni who forge powerful bonds with each other and with their communities around the globe. Founded in 1915, Webster is a private non-profit university with students studying at campus locations in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa and in a robust learning environment online. The university is committed to ensuring high-quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence.

 

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