812 magazine wins AEJMC awards
Two issues of 812: The Magazine won several honors from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication as part of its annual student magazine contest.
Stories honored are:
- “Second Sight,” by Liz Meuser, second place in Articles – People and an honorable mention in Articles – Features. Judges said, ““Nicely written and uplifting, this intimately researched feature could run in any regional mag. Additional hats off to the 812 staff’s nice work.” The story appeared in the Summer/Fall 2016 issue.
- “Where the Path May Lead,” by Allison Chaplin and Ellen Glover, third place in Articles – Features and an honorable mention in the category Articles – People. Judges said, “College-level reporters rarely spend the amount of time necessary to pull off ‘literary anthropology.’ These writers dug down deep to find the essence of a Muslim family’s experience in America.” The story appeared in the Summer/Fall 2016 issue. The story appeared in the Winter/Spring 2016 issue.
- “100 Years Outdoors,” by the Winter/Spring 2016 staff, third place in Articles – Service and Information. Judges said “This is a ‘tear-out-and-save’ piece that is sure to be used by area residents for years to come.”
- “Fork in the Road,” by the Summer/Fall 2016 staff, honorable mention in Articles – Service and Information. Judges said, “The package is fun, interesting and, most important, useful.” The story appeared in the Summer/Fall 2016 issue.
Media School students enrolled in the Creating an Indiana Magazine class produce an issue of 812 each semester. Senior lecturer Nancy Comiskey developed the course several years ago and teaches it each semester.