Region 10 MOE winners announced

The winners of this year’s Mark of Excellence awards were announced during the Region 10 Conference in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. The winners will go on to the national MOE contest. Congratulations to both winners and finalists, who represent the best in our region’s student journalism.

Category Place Entrants School
Breaking News Photography
(Large) 10,000+ Students
Winner Sara Diggins University of Montana
Breaking News Photography
(Large) 10,000+ Students
Finalist John Hooks University of Montana
Breaking News Photography
(Large) 10,000+ Students
Finalist Eli Imadali University of Montana
Breaking News Photography
(Small) 1-9,999
Students
Winner Annika Gordon University of Portland
Breaking News Photography
(Small) 1-9,999
Students
Finalist Jennifer Ng University of Portland
Breaking News Photography
(Small) 1-9,999
Students
Finalist Jennifer Ng University of Portland
Editorial
Cartooning
Winner Nick SandiferWash. State
University
Feature
Photography
(Large) 10,000+ Students
Winner Eli Imadali University of Montana
Feature
Photography
(Large) 10,000+ Students
Finalist Jack Lambert Central Wash.
University
Feature
Photography
(Large) 10,000+ Students
Finalist Hannah
Gabrielson
Western Wash. University
Feature
Photography
(Small) 1-9,999
Students
Winner Gavin Doremus Gonzaga
University
Feature
Photography
(Small) 1-9,999
Students
Finalist Amanda Ford Gonzaga
University
Feature
Photography
(Small) 1-9,999
Students
Finalist Dawson
Reynier
Gonzaga
University
General News
Photography
(Large) 10,000+ Students
Winner Paige Campbell Wash. State
University
General News
Photography
(Large) 10,000+ Students
Finalist Sara Diggins University of Montana
General News
Photography
(Large) 10,000+ Students
Finalist Ramzy Al-Mulla Oregon State
University
General News
Photography
(Small) 1-9,999
Students
Winner Matt Repplier Gonzaga
University
General News
Photography
(Small) 1-9,999
Students
Finalist Amanda Ford Gonzaga
University
General News
Photography
(Small) 1-9,999
Students
Finalist Adam Miller Gonzaga
University
Photo
Illustration
(Large) 10,000+ Students
Winner Jack Lambert Central Wash. University
Photo
Illustration
(Large) 10,000+ Students
Finalist Al Lacey Oregon State
University
Photo
Illustration
(Large) 10,000+ Students
Finalist Isabelle
Grotting,
Zahn Schultz,
Matt Conrardy
Bailee Wicks
Central Washington University
Sports
Photography
(Large) 10,000+ Students
Winner Abby
Linnenkohl
Wash. State
University
Sports
Photography
(Large) 10,000+ Students
Finalist Conor Courtney University of Washington
Sports
Photography
(Large) 10,000+ Students
Finalist Benjamin
Michaelis
Wash. State
University
Sports
Photography
(Small) 1-9,999
Students
Winner Molly Lowney University of
Portland
Sports
Photography
(Small) 1-9,999
Students
Finalist Molly Lowney University of
Portland
Sports
Photography
(Small) 1-9,999
Students
Finalist Annika Gordon University of
Portland
Best Student
Magazine
Winner Staff of
Klipsun
Magazine
Western Wash. University
Best Student
Magazine
Finalist Staff of Voyage University of Washington
Best Student
Magazine
Finalist Staff of
Beavers Digest
Oregon State
University
Non-Fiction
Magazine
Article
Winner Taylor Nichols Western Wash. University
Non-Fiction
Magazine
Article
Finalist Madeleine
Jeffers
Western Wash. University
Non-Fiction
Magazine
Article
Finalist Tyler Urke Western Wash. University
Best All-Around Daily Student
Newspaper
Winner Staff of The
Daily Evergreen
Wash. State
University
Best All-Around Non-Daily
Student
Newspaper
Winner Staff of The
Daily Barometer
Oregon State
University
Best All-Around Non-Daily
Student
Newspaper
Finalist Staff of
The Argonaut
University of
Idaho
Best All-Around Non-Daily
Student
Newspaper
Finalist Staff of The
Mast
Pacific Lutheran University
Breaking News Reporting
(Large) 10,000+ Students
Winner Andreas Redd, Manisha Jha
Devon McBride
University of Washington
Breaking News Reporting
(Large) 10,000+ Students
Finalist Staff of The
Daily Barometer
Oregon State
University
Breaking News Reporting
(Large) 10,000+ Students
Finalist Madysen
McLain
Wash. State
University
Breaking News Reporting
(Small) 1-9,999
Students
Winner Claire
Desmarais,
Jennifer Ng,
David Jacobs
Annika Gordon
University of
Portland
Breaking News Reporting
(Small) 1-9,999
Students
Finalist Claire
Desmarais
Hannah Sievert
University of
Portland
Breaking News Reporting
(Small) 1-9,999
Students
Finalist Katie Kales
Joseph Thompson
Gonzaga
University
Editorial
Writing
WinnerHailey Stewart
Brandon Hill
Max Rothenberg
University of
Idaho
Editorial WritingFinalistNicole GliddenGonzaga
University
Feature Writing (Large) 10,000+ Students Winner Ryon O’Connell University of Montana
Feature Writing (Large) 10,000+ Students Finalist Maggie Vanoni The University of Oregon
Feature Writing (Large) 10,000+ Students Finalist Angela Wissmar Western Wash. University
Feature Writing (Small) 1-9,999 Students Winner Brigid Lowney
Molly Lowney
University of
Portland
Feature Writing (Small) 1-9,999 Students Finalist Ana Clyde and Annika Gordon University of
Portland
Feature Writing (Small) 1-9,999 Students Finalist Morgan
Scheerer
Gonzaga
University
General Column Writing (Large)
10,000+
Students
WinnerMariah VallesCentral Wash.
University
General Column Writing (Large)
10,000+
Students
FinalistAlexa MurdockCentral Wash.
University
General Column Writing (Large)
10,000+
Students
FinalistDelaney SheaOregon State
University
General News
Reporting
(Large) 10,000+
Students
Winner Eric Rosane Central Wash. University
General News
Reporting
(Large) 10,000+
Students
Finalist Julia BerkmanHailey Murphy Western Wash. University
General News
Reporting
(Large) 10,000+
Students
Finalist Brandon Hill University of
Idaho
General News
Reporting
(Small) 1-9,999
Students
Winner Ian
Davis-Leonard
Gonzaga
University
General News
Reporting
(Small) 1-9,999
Students
Finalist Maddie Hunt, Zach WakefieldChana Meddin Peninsula
College
General News
Reporting
(Small) 1-9,999
Students
Finalist Riley Utley Gonzaga
University
In-Depth
Reporting
(Large) 10,000+ Students
Winner Max
Wasserman
University of Washington
In-Depth
Reporting
(Large) 10,000+ Students
Finalist Hanson Lee Central Wash. University
In-Depth
Reporting
(Large) 10,000+ Students
Finalist Erasmus Baxter Western Wash. University
In-Depth
Reporting
(Small) 1-9,999
Students
Winner Sarah R. Baker Liz Wasson Peninsula
College
In-Depth
Reporting
(Small) 1-9,999
Students
Finalist Olivia Sanchez, Rachel Rippetoe, Brigid Lowney
Kyle Garcia
University of
Portland
In-Depth
Reporting
(Small) 1-9,999
Students
Finalist Juliette Carey Gonzaga
University
Sports Column WritingWinnerAustin LaneCentral Wash.
University
Sports Writing (Large) 10,000+ Students Winner Chris Deremer University of
Idaho
Sports Writing (Large) 10,000+ Students Finalist Meredith
Spelbring
University of
Idaho
Sports Writing (Large) 10,000+ Students Finalist Jarred
Bierbrauer
Ben Rosenbaum
Oregon State
University
Sports Writing (Small)
1-9,999 Students
Winner Ian
Davis-Leonard
Gonzaga
University
Sports Writing (Small)
1-9,999 Students
Finalist Kendra
Andrews
Gonzaga
University
Sports Writing (Small)
1-9,999 Students
Finalist Rachel Rippetoe University of
Portland
Best Affiliated Web Site Winner Staff of
The Native
News Project
University of Montana
Best Affiliated Web Site Finalist Staff of PULSE Magazine Central Wash. University
Best
Independent
Online Student Publication
Winner Staff of OR
Magazine
University of
Oregon
Best Use of
Multimedia
Winner Ryan Weier
Zahn Schultz
Jessica Griffin
Matt Conrardy
Central Wash. University
Best Use of
Multimedia
Finalist Andy Yamashita, Conor Courtney,Parker Singh
Hailey Robinson
University of Washington
Best Use of
Multimedia
Finalist Jarred
Bierbrauer
Marcus Trinidad
Oregon State
University
Online Feature Reporting Winner Brigid Lowney Molly Lowney University of
Portland
Online Feature Reporting Finalist Staff of OR
Magazine
University of
Oregon
Online News
Reporting
Winner Luke Hollister, Shannon Heckt, Jacob
Grannemann
Cody Cottier
Wash. State
University
Online News
Reporting
Finalist Rebecca White
Shannon Heckt
Wash. State
University
Online News
Reporting
Finalist Rachel
Postlewaite
Western Wash. University
Online Opinion & Commentary Winner University of Portland
Online Opinion/CommentaryWinnerRachel Rippetoe
Erin Bothwell
University of
Portland
Podcast Winner Staff University of Montana
Podcast Finalist Grace (DD)
Madigan
University of Washington
Radio Feature Winner Autumn Fraser University of Montana
Radio News
Reporting
Winner Kevin
Trevellyan
University of Montana
Radio News
Reporting
Finalist Rikki Devlin University of Montana
Best
All-Around
Television News Magazine
Winner Staff of KBVR-TV Oregon State
University
Best
All-Around
Television News Magazine
Winner Bradley Warren, Jasmine Darakjy, Taylor Swanson Emma Jerome Wash. State
University
Best All-Around Television
Newscast
Finalist UM News
Class, Fall 2018
University of Montana
Television
Feature
Reporting
Winner Ziad ElkawlakLauren Sluss Oregon State
University
Television
Feature
Reporting
Finalist Andrea Dobbins University of Montana
Television
General News
Reporting
Winner Zachary Anders Wash. State
University
Television
General News
Reporting
Finalist Brady Frederick Wash. State
University
Television
General News
Reporting
Finalist Jon Allen University of Montana
Television In-Depth Reporting Winner Student
Documentary
Unit,
spring 2018
University of Montana
Television In-Depth Reporting Finalist Jasmine Darakjy Wash. State
University
Television
Sports
Reporting
Winner Brady Frederick Wash. State
University
Television
Sports
Reporting
Finalist Shannon Heckt Wash. State
University
Television
Sports
Reporting
Finalist Jon Allen University of Montana
Broadcast
News
Videography
Winner Jacob
Granneman
Wash. State
University
Online/Digital
Feature
Videography
Winner Delaney Young University of
Oregon
Online/Digital
Feature
Videography
Finalist Bryana Sena University of
Oregon
Online/Digital
Feature
Videography
Finalist Delaney SheaMarcus Trinidad Oregon State
University
Online/Digital
News
Videography
Winner October Yates Western Wash.
University
Online/Digital
News
Videography
Finalist Caleb Chandler Oregon State
University
Online/Digital
News
Videography
Finalist David Jacobs
Claire
Desmarais
University of
Portland

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