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UTEP Students Receive Multiple Texas Intercollegiate Press Association Awards

Students from The University of Texas at El Paso attended the 2017 Texas Intercollegiate Press Association (TIPA) conference in Dallas, Texas on March 30- April 1 and brought home multiple accolades for their work on The Prospector student newspaper and Minero Magazine, UTEP’s biennial student magazine. 

UTEP students also received eight honorable mentions for ad design, feature photo, illustration, opinion page design, photo illustration, single subject presentation and sports news story. 

“The students competed in Division 2 against their peers in other Texas colleges and universities that publish a newspaper once per week,” Kathleen Flores, director of UTEP’s Student Media and Publications, said. “The fact that they came in second in overall excellence in their division is the award they are the most proud about. The number of awards won speaks to the dedication, talent and resourcefulness of the students who work daily in student media.” 

Three students with Minero Magazine received honorable mentions in the category of General Magazine for column, illustration and news feature story. Two students received honorable mentions in the Online category for their work on The Prospector for best breaking news video and best multimedia package. 

“I am very proud of our students for the statewide recognition they have received for all of the hard work and creativity that goes into publishing the news, stories and images that inform the student community,” Flores said. 

In the category of Newspaper Division 2, The Prospector students received the following awards: 

·      First place for headline to Michaela Roman 

·      First place for illustration to Jacobo De La Rosa  

·      First place for Spanish writing to Jose Soto  

·      First place for special edition to Adrian Broaddus, Jacobo De La Rosa, Amanda Guillen, Michaela Roman and Christopher Pinoñes  

·      Second place for overall excellence to the Prospector staff 

·      Second place for general column to Jason Green 

·      Second place for in-depth reporting to Christian Vasquez 

·      Second place for sports feature story to Jason Green  

·      Third place for information graphic to Jacobo De La Rosa and Adrian Broaddus 

Students Receive National Awards for UTEP Publications

Students from The University of Texas at El Paso earned national awards for their individual and collective work on The Prospector student newspaper and Minero Magazine, UTEP’s biannual student magazine.

The College Media Association (CMA) recently announced its Pinnacle Awards at its national fall convention in Atlanta, Georgia. UTEP students received six Pinnacle Awards, which included:

  • First Place – Best Newspaper Nameplate – The Prospector’s issue honoring the victims of the Paris attacks last November (Prospector staff).
  • Third Place – Best Display Ad – Hazing Prevention Week (Jacobo De La Rosa)
  • Third Place – Best Online Ad – Krispy Kreme – (Jacobo De La Rosa)
  • Honorable Mention – Best Sports Multimedia Story – The Team That Made History (Adrian Broaddus, Andres Martinez and Michaela Roman)
  • Honorable Mention – Best Editorial Cartoon – U.S. Border (Omar Hernandez)
  • Honorable Mention – Best Magazine News Page Spread – Measuring Up (Minero Magazine, Andres Martinez and Jacobo De La Rosa)

CMA’s Pinnacle Awards honor the best college media organizations and individual work. The contest is open to student work produced for any national college media organization, including print, broadcast and online outlets, during an academic year.

“It’s a team effort,” said Michaela Roman, editor-in-chief of The Prospector and senior digital media production and multimedia journalism double major. “Working in student media teaches you how to meet deadlines and work efficiently with each other. I’m glad our hard work was able to pay off and we could represent UTEP nationally.”

In addition to the CMA Pinnacle Awards, UTEP students also won two Associated Collegiate Press (ACP) Pacemaker awards during the ACP National College Media Convention in Washington, D.C.

Pacemaker Award nominees are judged by teams of professionals based on coverage and content, quality of writing and reporting, leadership, design, photography and graphics. UTEP students received two Pacemaker Awards:

  • Third place – Story of the Year – Multimedia Sports Story – The Team That Made History (Adrian Broaddus, Andres Martinez and Michaela Roman)
  • Eighth place – Design Pacemaker Award for Magazine Spread – Measuring Up (Minero Magazine, Andres Martinez and Jacobo De La Rosa)

“The fact that these awards are national awards means our students are competing against the best of the best in college media,” said Kathleen Flores, director of UTEP’s student media and publications. “The ACP Pacemaker awards are considered the Pulitzer Prizes of student journalism, and I am extremely proud of these students’ accomplishments and that they are receiving national recognition for their hard work.”

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