IDS staff named SPJ Student Journalist of the Year
The entire Indiana Daily Student staff was named Student Journalist of the Year by the Indiana Professional Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.
IU students won nine other categories of the chapter’s Best of Indiana Awards, and placed in several more.
Junior Alex Hardgrave and senior Noelle Friel were awarded scholarships.
Breaking News Reporting
First place: Senior Caroline Anders, “Barge resigns as Monroe County commissioner amid harassment accusations,” IDS.
First place: Senior Lilly St. Angelo, “Workers return after GM strike: ‘We didn’t lose, but we didn’t gain anything,’” IDS.
Second place: Sarah Verschoor, BAJ’20, “A racist trustee’s name was taken off an IU gym. Supporters want Bill Garrett’s name on it to right history,” IDS.
First place: Kaitlin Edquist, BAJ’19, “The artist’s memories,” IDS.
Second place: Senior Mel Fronczek, “The toll it took,” IDS.
First place: Senior Philip Steinmetz, “Matt Cooper almost didn’t live to race in the Little 500,” IDS.
First place: Senior Madelyn Powers, “Trump and the giant impeach,” IDS.
Second place: Kendra Wilson, BA’19, “Legalize marijuana,” IDS.
First place: Junior Colin Kulpa, “IU beats Butler,” IDS.
Third place: Senior Alex Deryn, “IU beats Purdue,” IDS.
First place: Senior Sam House, “Lotus Dance,” IDS.
Best Design Other Than Page One or Cover
Third place: Senior Annie Aguiar, “Indiana Daily Student.”
First place: Senior Caroline Anders, “‘She should’ve known better,’” IDS.
Second place: Lydia Gerike, BAJ’20, “Open secret,” IDS.
Television News Reporting
Second place: Mary Kate Hamilton, BAJ’20, “Some Hoosiers Carry Permanent Reminder of ‘Operation Tat-Type,'” WFIU/WTIU News.
Television Features Reporting
Third place: Mary Kate Hamilton, BAJ’20, “New Service Uses Smart Speakers to Read News to Visually Impaired,” WFIU/WTIU News.
Best Journalism Website
First place: IDS staff.
Best Online Multimedia
Second place: idsnews.com.