CJC Honored in the 2018-2019 Hearst Journalism Awards Intercollegiate Competitions
The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications placed first in the Intercollegiate Broadcast Radio and Television category, fifth in the Intercollegiate Multimedia category and fourth overall in the 2018-2019 Hearst Journalism Awards Intercollegiate competition.
The Intercollegiate ranking is determined by the number of points earned by individual students in the monthly competitions. The overall Intercollegiate winners are those schools whose students have earned the highest accumulated points from the 1,351 entries submitted in this year’s writing, photojournalism, broadcast and multimedia competitions.
In addition, five CJC student journalists will compete in the National Championships in San Francisco from June 1-6. Grace King, B.S. Telecommunication 2019, Telecommunication senior David Jones and Meredith Sheldon, B.S. Journalism 2019, will compete in the Television Broadcast News Championship. Telecommunication senior Dolores Hinckley will compete in the Radio Broadcast News Championship and Journalism rising senior Mackenzie Behm will compete in the Multimedia Championship.
The 2018-2019 individual awards include:
1st Place: Ethan Bauer, B.S. Journalism 2018, (Writing), David Jones (TV News II), Grace King (TV Features)
2nd Place: Mackenzie Behm (Multimedia II)
3rd Place: Mary Grace Scully, B.S. Telecommunication 2019, (TV News)
4th Place: Delores Hinckley, (Radio), Meredith Sheldon (TV Features)
6th Place: Mackenzie Behm (Multimedia I)
9th Place: Cat Gloria, B.S. Journalism 2019, (Multimedia II), Multimedia IV-Team Reporting/News
The 2018-2019 Hearst Journalism Awards program consists of 14 competitions in college writing, photojournalism, radio, television, and multimedia. The top five finalists in each competition earn scholarship awards with matching grants going to their schools. Top winners in each division qualify to participate in the National Championship.