Coffman wins Hearst sports writing contest
Senior Caleb Coffman won the Sports Writing category of the 2020-21 Hearst Journalism Awards Program’s Intercollegiate Writing Competition.
His story, “The General’s Shadow: How author John Feinstein survived a year with Bob Knight,” was published in the Indiana Daily Student. It was selected out of 123 entries.
Coffman will participate in the National Writing Championship this June.
Sports Writing is the third of five monthly writing contests in the Hearst competition. IU is in sixth place overall in the competition.
IU has won the overall Hearst Intercollegiate Writing Competition seven of the last 10 years.