IDS, Arbutus win Gold, Silver Crowns
The Indiana Daily Student received a Hybrid News Gold Crown, and the Arbutus yearbook received a Silver Crown from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association.
Crown awards represent overall excellence compared to other publications. A total of 1,145 publications were eligible for judging. The awards are for the 2018-19 academic year.
The awards were announced at the National College Media Convention this weekend in New York City.
The IDS has won 41 Gold Crowns in its history.
The IDS and Arbutus also won and placed in several categories of CMA’s David L. Adams Apple Awards.
Best Multimedia Package
First place, “Softening stigma: Abe Shapiro is an IU senior with autism,” by Emily Isaacman, Mel Fronczek and Karli VanCleave, IDS
Best Facebook Page
Second place, IDS
Second place, “Posted,” IDS
Best Print Ad
Second place, “Optometry School,” by Sarah Keesling, IDS
Best Yearbook Cover
Second place, Andrew Williams, Arbutus
Best Newspaper (four-year, more than 10,000 students)
Third place, IDS
Best News Delivery
Honorable mention, “She should’ve known better,” by Caroline Anders and staff, IDS
The Apple awards are named after former IU director of student media David L. Adams, who died in 2007 after overseeing the publications for 18 years.