Congrats to our winners

Congrats to all Region 4 Mark of Excellence national “finishers,”  all of whom will be recognized at the Student Union event during Excellence in Journalism 2015 in Orlando, Fla., Sept. 18-20. Three students or their employers were first-place winners and six others were finalists.

The list, released this week, includes:

  • Breaking News Photography (small papers), finalist —  Silent witness, Karleigh Santry, Slippery Rock University.
  • General News Photography (large papers), winner — Grand Haven community holds candlelight vigil for Trevor Howard,  Julie Angell, Michigan State University.
  • Best Student Magazine, finalist — Backdrop magazine, Ohio University.
  • Best All-Around Daily Student Newspaper, winner — The State News, Michigan State University.
  • Best Digital-Only Student Publication, finalist — West Virginia Uncovered, Reed College of Media, West Virginia University.
  • Online Opinion & Commentary, finalist — TV columns, Meryl Gottlieb, Ohio University.
  • Radio News Reporting, winner — Greenworks employes ex-cons, Reem Nasr, University of Michigan.
  • Television Breaking News Reporting, finalist — CMU protests Ferguson decision, Clayton Cummins, Central Michigan University.
  • Television News and Feature Photography, finalist — There’s something happening here, Daniel Hamburg, Michigan State University.

SPJ posted the full list of winners on Monday.

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