The Daily Illini wins best college newspaper in Illinois
February 18, 2017
The Daily Illini won first place for “General Excellence” and “Online News Website” at the Illinois College Press Association award ceremony in Chicago Saturday afternoon.
The ICPA hosts this competition annually and judges various components of college newspapers from across the state.
Staff members also placed in other categories, including general news, sports photo, photo essay, headline writing, sports page design, sports column, sports feature, sports game story, news story, features story, column, editorial, front page layout, full page ad, advertising campaign and in-house promotional ad.
Here is the full list of awards the staff received. Please visit the website for links to the stories and photos.
First Place- General Excellence: The Daily Illini Staff.
Lily Katz- Honorable Mention: General News Photo (the ninth photo)
Brian Bauer- Second Place: Spot News Photo (the Fourth photo)
Kelsie Travers- First Place: Feature Page Design (front page)
The Daily Illini Staff- Third Place: Headline Writing (front page headline)
Cate Hummel and Amanda McCash- Third Place: Advertising Campaign
John Morgan- First Place In-House Promotional Ad
John Morgan and Keyanna Turner- Third Place Classified Section
Erin Lin and Cate Hummel- Honorable Mention Full-Page Advertisement
John Morgan and Herb Aji- Honorable Mention Advertisement Less than Full Page
Cheng-Hao Hsieh- First Place Advertisement Less than Full Page