The Daily Illini wins 23 awards at ICPA


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The Daily Illini at ICPA 2023 in Chicago with their presented awards on Feb. 19.

By Heather Robinson, Editor-in-Chief

The Daily Illini staff left Chicago with 23 awards this weekend after another successful run in the annual Illinois College Press Association convention.

For total points accumulated in the competition, the DI took the title of third place in the Sweepstakes category — behind The DePaulia and The Daily Northwestern. Overall, our staff was rewarded across the board for excellence in reporting, photography, design and more. 

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1st place:

Entertainment Supplement: DI Staff

Sports Column: James Kim

Feature Photo: James Hoeck

Sports Page Design: Julia Eversmann & Sebastian Holt

Advertisement — Print: Peter Rest

Advertisement — Digital: Natalia Rafalko

2nd place:

General Excellence-Web: DI Staff

Editorial: DI Staff

Column: Nathaniel Langley

Sports Photo: Sydney Laput

Spot News Photo: Sydney Laput

Front Page Layout: Julia Eversmann & Sebastian Holt

Podcast-Sports: Carson Gourdie & Josh Pietsch

3rd place:

Sweepstakes: DI Staff

Feature Story: Faith Allendorf & Sarah Bond

Sports Column: Christian Jones

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Coverage: Vivian La

Honorable mention:

Editorial: DI Staff

Photo Essay: DI Staff

Feature Story: Yuzhu Liu

News Story: Jacob Slabosz

Sports Game Story: Jackson Janes

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Coverage: Dara Stack


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