The Daily Illini wins Sweepstakes in Illinois College Press Association awards

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Samantha Boyle

The Daily Illini staff poses for a group photo in their office on Sunday morning. The newspaper won various awards at the ICPA contest on Saturday.

By Samantha Boyle, Managing Editor for Reporting

Out of 24 colleges, The Daily Illini placed in these categories for the 2020 Illinois College Press Association awards:

Sweepstakes formerly referred to as General Excellence  

First Place

Online News Site 

First Place

Graphic Illustration 

Honorable Mention – Kaitlin Mikrut

COVID-19 Coverage 

Honorable Mention – Ethan Simmons

Opinion Page

Second place

Feature Story 

Third place – Gwyn Skiles

News Story

Second place – Mona Alrazzaq

Sports News Story

Second place – Brendyn Jones

Sports Game Story 

Second place – Brandon Simberg

Sports Column 

Third place – Brendyn Jones

In-depth Reporting 

Third place – Claire O’Brien

Headline Writing

Honorable Mention

Second Place

Photo Essay 

First Place – Mark Capapas and Cameron Krasucki

Feature Photo 

Second place – Ryan Ash

Sports Photo 

First Place – Cameron Krasucki

General News Photo 

Honorable Mention – Ryan Ash

Spot News Photo 

Honorable Mention – Ryan Ash

First Place – Mark Capapas

Podcast

Second Place

Advertising

First Place – Peter Rest

Third Place – Peter Rest

Honorable Mention – Brad Fishman

Honorable Mention – Peter Rest

 

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