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Awards

2021

Alex Liscio

National Winner, Mark of Excellence Awards, Sports Photography, Large School Division, FAU defeats UMass, finishing perfect at home under Willie Taggart’s inaugural season

Regional Winner, Mark of Excellence Awards, Sports Photography, FAU defeats UMass, finishing perfect at home under Willie Taggart’s inaugural season

Regional Finalist, Mark of Excellence Awards, Arts/Graphics, Campus protest ignites desire for social justice

First Place, Sunshine State Awards, Best Sports Photo, FAU defeats UMass, finishing perfect at home under Willie Taggart’s inaugural season

Kristen Grau

Regional Finalist, Mark of Excellence Awards, Feature Writing (Large) 10,000+ Students, Serving, transitioning, living: the struggles of Rose de la Espriella

Third Place, Sunshine State Awards, Best Profile, Serving, transitioning, living: the struggles of Rose de la Espriella

Michelle Rodriguez-Gonzalez

Second Place, Green Eyeshade Awards, Best Designer, Michelle Rodriguez-Gonzalez Collection

Marcy Wilder & Enzo Figueroa

Third Place, Sunshine State Awards, Best Review, The argument for and against “Uncut Gems”

2020

Alex Liscio

Third Place, Green Eyeshade Awards, Best Photographer in the South, including Demanding Transparency Print Cover, Ari Lennox, FAU vs. Middle Tennessee
First Place, Sunshine State Awards, Best News Photo, Demanding Transparency Print Cover
Third Place, Sunshine State Awards, Best Sports Photo, FAU vs. Middle Tennessee

Ross Mellman

First Place, Sunshine State Awards, Best Opinion Column, Opinion: FAU should stop forcing student organizations to attend their ‘leadership’ conferences

2019

University Press Staff

Third Place, Sunshine State Awards, Best Student Publication, Special spring football issue, Special investigation into FAU’s teaching evaluations issue, Special election issue

Cameren Boatner & Kristen Grau

National Winner, Mark of Excellence Awards, In-Depth Reporting, Large School Division, Chris Robison special issue

Cameren Boatner

Third Place, Green Eyeshade Awards, Best News Reporter in the South
Third Place, Sunshine State Awards, Best Coverage of Race and Minorities, DACA recipients at FAU wait in limbo as March 5 deadline looms

Kristen Grau

Third Place, Green Eyeshade Awards, Best Feature Writer in the South

Ivan Benavides

First Place, Green Eyeshade Awards, Best Designer in the South
First Place, Sunshine State Awards, Best Page Design, Is this FAU’s worst professor? – A special investigation into FAU’s SPOTS – the teaching evaluations students take at the end of the semester

Alexander Rodriguez

First Place, Green Eyeshade Awards, Best Photographer in the South
First Place, Sunshine State Awards, Best Sports Photo, FAU Football vs. Old Dominion

Joe Pye

Third Place, Sunshine State Awards, Best Feature Story, Is this FAU’s worst professor?

Wajih AlBaroudi

First Place, Sunshine State Awards, Best Sports Story, FAU’s all-time leading tackler is as devoted to his Muslim faith as he is to the game

Kerri Covington

First Place, Sunshine State Awards, Best Opinion Column, Opinion: Business Services doesn’t care about sick students

Alex Liscio

Winner, Mark of Excellence Awards, Feature Photography (Large) 10,000+ Students
Finalist, Mark of Excellence Awards, Photo Illustration (Large) 10,000+ Students
Finalist, Mark of Excellence Awards, Sports Photography (Large) 10,000+ Students

2018

Ryan Lynch

First Place, Green Eyeshade Awards, Best Columnist in the South

Ivan Benavides

First Place, Green Eyeshade Awards, Best Designer in the South

Second Place, Sunshine State Awards, Best Page Design, New Student Edition cover

Society of Professional Journalists Region 3

Ross Mellman

Third Place, Sunshine State Awards, Best Opinion Column

2017

Emily Bloch

Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards Winner, regional, Online News (large university) Finalist, regional, General News (large university)

Finalist, regional, General News (large university) Society of Professional Journalists Sunshine State Awards Finalist, College Journalist of the Year

Brendan Feeney

First Place, Sunshine State Awards, Best Sports Writer,

Society of Professional Journalists Region 3

First Place, Green Eyeshade Awards, Best Sports Writer in the South,

Society of Professional Journalists Region 3

Joe Pye

First Place, Green Eyeshade Awards, Best Feature Writer in the South,

Society of Professional Journalists Region 3

Finalist, Feature Writing (Large), Mark of Excellence, Society of Professional Journalists Region 3

2016

Emily Bloch

First place, Larry Peterson Investigative Journalism Award 2016

Online Collegiate; honorable mention, Print Collegiate; honorable mention, Overall Collegiate

Second place, Green Eyeshade Awards, Best Columnist

Ryan Lynch

Second place, Sunshine State Awards, baseball leads to more homeruns

First place, Green Eyeshade Awards, Sports Reporting

Gregory Cox

First place, Green Eyeshade Awards Gregory Cox, Student Government Coverage

Staff (Ryan Lynch, Josue Simplice, Max Jackson)

First place, Sunshine State Awards, Day in the life

2015

Dylan Bouscher

First place, best Student Government reporter

Green Eyeshade Awards, Society of Professional Journalists Region 3

Max Jackson

First place, best Photographer in the South

Green Eyeshade Awards, Society of Professional Journalists Region 3

Wesley Wright

First place, Best Profile (Low Frequency)

Sunshine State Awards, SPJ Florida

Wesley Wright and Michelle Friswell

Finalist, Best Student Magazine

SPJ Region 3 Mark of Excellence Awards

Michelle Friswell

First place, Best Page Design (Low Frequency)

Sunshine State Awards, SPJ Florida

University Press Staff 

Best of Show, Less than weekly, Large University, Second Place CMA/ACP 2015

2013

Charles Pratt

Second Place, Breaking News Photography

Society of Professional Journalists, Mark of Excellence (Regional)

Christine Cappozziello

Second Place, General News Photography
Society of Professional Journalists, Mark of Excellence (Regional)

Ryan Murphy

Third Place, Sports Photography
Society of Professional Journalists, Mark of Excellence (Regional)

Emily Bloch

Second Place, Online Feature Reporting
Society of Professional Journalists, Mark of Excellence (Regional)

Karla Bowsher and James Shackelford

First Place, Online In-Depth Reporting
Society of Professional Journalists, Mark of Excellence (Regional)

Third Place, General News Reporting
Society of Professional Journalists, Mark of Excellence (Regional)

First Place, In-Depth Reporting
Society of Professional Journalists, Mark of Excellence (Regional)

University Press Staff

Second Place, Online News Reporting
Society of Professional Journalists, Mark of Excellence (Regional)

Ryan Cortes

First Place, Sports Column Writing
Society of Professional Journalists, Mark of Excellence (Regional)

First Place, Sports Writing
Society of Professional Journalists, Mark of Excellence (Regional)

2012

Gideon Grudo

Second Place, College Journalist of the Year

Society of Professional Journalists with Florida College Press Association, Student Division

Gideon Grudo and Tyler Krome

First Place, Front Page Design
Society of Professional Journalists with Florida College Press Association, Student Division

Ryan Cortes

Third Place, Sports Story
Society of Professional Journalists with Florida College Press Association, Student Division

Third Place, Sports Column Writing-4 Year College/University
Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards, South Florida Pro Chapter

University Press staff

Second Place, News Story
Society of Professional Journalists with Florida College Press Association, Student Division

Second Place, General News Reporting-4 Year College/University
Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards, South Florida Pro Chapter

Ryan Cortes and Christopher Persaud

First Place, General News Reporting-4 Year College/University
Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards, South Florida Pro Chapter

2011

Mariam Aldhahi, Adam Sheetz

First Place, Cover
2011 Best of Collegiate Design

Tyler Krome

Third Place, Headline Presentation
2011 Best of Collegiate Design

Liz Dzuro

Fifth Place, Feature Page
2011 Best of Collegiate Design

Alyssa Cutter

First Place, Ad/Editorial Supplement
Associated Collegiate Press Pacemaker Awards

Mariam Aldhahi

Honorable Mention, Newsmagazine/Special Section Cover
Associated Collegiate Press Pacemaker Awards

Sergio Candido

Fifth Place, Diversity Story of the Year
Associated Collegiate Press Pacemaker Awards

Adam Sheetz

Honorable Mention, Illustration
Associated Collegiate Press Pacemaker Awards

Michael Koretzky

College Media Hall of Fame, Class of 2011
College Media Matters

Freedom of Expression Award (national)
Society for Collegiate Journalists

Franco Panizo

Second place, category of “Sports Story”
Society of Professional Journalists, South Florida Pro Chapter, Sunshine State Awards/Florida College Press Association Awards

Monica Ruiz

First place, category of “News Story”
Society of Professional Journalists, South Florida Pro Chapter, Sunshine State Awards/Florida College Press Association Awards

Karla Bowsher

Second place, category of “College Journalist of the Year”
Society of Professional Journalists, South Florida Pro Chapter, Sunshine State Awards/Florida College Press Association Awards

First place, category of “General Column Writing” (national)
Society of Professional Journalists, Mark of Excellence Awards

Sergio N. Candido

The New York Times Student Journalism Institute selectee (national)
The New York Times

Gideon Grudo

Campus Coverage Project scholarship recipient (national)
Investigative Reporters and Editors

2010

Staff

Named Best Student Newspaper in South Florida
City Link magazine

Michele Boyet

Robert D.G. Lewis First Amendment Award (national)
Society of Professional Journalists

Karla Bowsher

CMM 10 honoree (national)
College Media Matters

Campus Coverage Project scholarship recipient (national)
Investigative Reporters and Editors

Devin Desjarlais

Campus Coverage Project scholarship recipient (national)
Investigative Reporters and Editors

2009

Michele Boyet

College Journalist of the Year
Society of Professional Journalists, South Florida Pro Chapter, Sunshine State Awards

Susan Wiesenberg

1st place, category of “Cover (special section, supplement or other publication)” (national)
College Media Advisers, Best of Collegiate Design 17

2008

Stephanie Colaianni

2nd place, category of “Newspapers: Feature Photography”
Society of Professional Journalists, Region 3 Mark of Excellence Awards

Staff

2nd place, category of “Newspapers: General News Reporting”
Society  of Professional Journalists, Region 3 Mark of Excellence Awards

2007

Jason Parsley

Robert Novak Collegiate Journalism Award (national)
Fund for American Studies

1st place, category of “College Journalist of the Year”
Society of Professional Journalists, South Florida Pro Chapter, Sunshine State Awards

2nd place, category of “Reporter of the Year: Four-year Reporter” (national)
Associated Collegiate Press

Rachael Joyner

internship recipient (national)
Sun-Sentinel

2006

Jason Parsley

1st place, category of “Newspapers: In-Depth Reporting”
Society of Professional Journalists, Region 3 Mark of Excellence Awards

2nd place, category of “Newspapers: Feature Writing”
Society of Professional Journalists, Region 3 Mark of Excellence Awards

 

2005

Lily Ladeira, Rick Smith

1st place, category in “Story of the Year: News Story”
Associated Collegiate Press

2002

Kelly Tyko

1st place, category of “Newspapers: General News Reporting”
Society of Professional Journalists, Region 3 Mark of Excellence Awards

2nd place, category of “Magazines: Magazine Non-Fiction Article”
Society of Professional Journalists, Region 3 Mark of Excellence Awards