Awards

Awards and Distinctions

  • 2016 Sunshine State Award, SPJ Florida Pro, Best Coverage of Race and Minorities (High Frequency)
  • 2016 Sunshine State Award, SPJ Florida Pro, Best Video (High Frequency)
  • 2016 Sunshine State Award, SPJ Florida Pro, Best Page Design (High Frequency)
  • 2016 Sunshine State Award, SPJ Florida Pro, Best Opinion Column (High Frequency)
  • 2016 Sunshine State Award, SPJ Florida Pro, Best Sports Story, Third Place (High Frequency)
  • 2016 Sunshine State Award, SPJ Florida Pro, Best Review (High Frequency)
  • 2016 Sunshine State Award, SPJ Florida Pro, Best Profile (High Frequency)
  • 2016 Sunshine State Award, SPJ Florida Pro, Best News Photo (High Frequency)
  • 2016 Sunshine State Award, SPJ Florida Pro, Best Website (High Frequency)
  • 2016 Sunshine State Award, SPJ Florida Pro, Best Student Publication (High Frequency)
  • 2015 Associated Collegiate Press Online Pacemaker Finalist
  • 2015 Associated Collegiate Press Design of the Year, Newspaper Page One – Fourth Place
  • 2015 College Media Association Pinnacle Awards, Best Newspaper Front Page – Second Place
  • 2015 College Media Association Pinnacle Awards, Four-Year Weekly Newspaper of the Year – Third Place
  • 2015 College Media Association Pinnacle Awards, Best Special Edition – Third Place
  • 2015 College Media Association’s David L. Adams Apple Award, Best Newspaper at a Four-Year, More-Than-10,000-Student Institution
  • 2015 Columbia Scholastic Press Association, First Place Certificate in video news packages for digital media
  • 2014 Associated Collegiate Press Online Pacemaker Finalist
  • 2014 Columbia Scholastic Press Association, Gold Medalist Certificate for themiamihurricane.com
  • 2013 Columbia Scholastic Press Association, Gold Medalist Certificate for The Miami Hurricane
  • 2013 Associated Collegiate Press Online Pacemaker Finalist and Winner
  • 2013 Associated Collegiate Press Best of Show Award, Four-Year Weekly Tabloid – Third Place
  • 2012 Associated Collegiate Press Top All-American Honor Status for a Student Newspaper with Marks of Distinction on all five categories – coverage and content; writing and editing; photos, art and graphics; layout and design; and leadership
  • 2012 Associated Collegiate Press Online Pacemaker Winner
  • 2012 Florida College Press Association Winner
  • 2012 University of Missouri’s Student Society for News Design News Page Design Second Place
  • 2012 University of Missouri’s Student Society for News Design Feature Page Design Third Place
  • 2012 University of Missouri’s Student Society for News Design Sports Page Design Third Place
  • 2012 University of Missouri’s Student Society for News Design Student Designer of the Year Third Place
  • 2012 Associated Collegiate Press Best of Show Publication Website Large School Second Place
  • 2012 Associated Collegiate Press Best of Show Four-year Weekly Newspaper Sixth Place
  • 2012 Columbia Scholastic Press Association, Gold Medalist Certificate for themiamihurricane.com during Spring 2012
  • 2012 Columbia Scholastic Press Association, Gold Medalist Certificate for themiamihurricane.com during Fall 2011
  • 2011 Michigan State University Society of News Design Front Page Newspaper First Place
  • 2011 Missouri Student Society of News Design Newspaper Cover Design First Place
  • 2011 Missouri Student Society of News Design Newspaper Cover Design Honorable Mention
  • 2011 Associated Collegiate Press Best of Show Fourth Place 2011 Columbia Scholastic Press Association Silver Crown Winner
  • 2011 Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Award Best All-Around Non-Daily Student Newspaper – 4 Year College/University Second Place
  • 2011 Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Award Breaking News Reporting – 4 Year College/University Second Place
  • 2011 Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Award Editorial Writing – 4 Year College/University Third Place
  • 2011 Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Award Photo Illustration – 4 Year College/University Second Place
  • 2011 Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Award Sports Photography – 4 Year College/University Third Place
  • 2011 Associated Collegiate Press Best of Show Four-year Weekly Tabloid Seventh Place
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