Student work earns six first-place finishes in regional journalism competition

April 10, 2019

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State student work earned six first-place finishes, including Best All-Around Television News Magazine, in the 2018 Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Region 1 Mark of Excellence Awards.

The awards honor the best of collegiate journalism from the year and include categories for newspapers, magazines, art/graphics, radio, television, online and videography. The winners advance for consideration in the national competition, which includes winning entries from all 12 SPJ regions.

Winning entries:

Based on enrollment, Penn State competed in the large-school division against other programs with at least 10,000 students. Region 1 includes Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Central and Eastern Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont.

The winners of the national competition will be notified in the late spring and will be recognized at the Excellence in Journalism conference scheduled for Sept. 5-7 in San Antonio.

Last Updated April 10, 2019