|December 12, 2006||Hearst Photo Portrait/Personality & Feature|
JOURNALISM AWARDS PROGRAM
San Francisco – Twenty college photographers have been named finalists in the November photojournalism competition of the Hearst Journalism Awards Program.
Entries in the first of three photojournalism competitions were in the categories of portrait/personality and feature.
The annual photojournalism competitions are held in more than 100 member colleges and universities of the Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication with accredited undergraduate journalism programs.
The top four finalists are:
First Place, $2,000 award, BRIAN LEHMANN, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Second Place, $1,500 award, BRANDON THIBODEAUX, University of North Texas
Third Place, $1,000 award, CHRISTIAN HANSEN, Western Kentucky University
Fourth Place, $750 award, DEANNA DENT, Arizona State University
The fifth through tenth place winners are:
Fifth Place, $500 award, JARRETT BAKER, University of Florida
Sixth Place, $500 award, WILLIAM VRAGOVIC, Ball State University
Seventh Place, $500 award, SAMANTHA CLEMENS, University of Missouri
Eighth Place, $500 award, JEREMIAH ARMENTA, Arizona State University
Ninth Place, $500 award, VIVIAN JOHNSON, San Francisco State University
Tenth Place, $500 award, KEVIN HAGEN, San Francisco State University
MAX BITTLE, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, eleventh place
TRICIA COYNE, University of Florida, twelfth place
NATALIE ROSS, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, thirteenth place
KARI COLLINS, Western Kentucky University, fourteenth place
JASON KINDIG, University of North Texas, fifteenth place
ELLY JOHNSON, Central Michigan University, sixteenth place-tie
CHRISTOPHER HANEWINCKEL, Kansas State University, sixteenth place-tie
BEN FREDMAN, University of Missouri, eighteenth place
ANDREW D. CHAVEZ, Texas Christian University, nineteenth place
GIANCARLO PITOCCO, Pennsylvania State University, twentieth place-tie
CRYSTAL STREET, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, twentieth place-tie
ALYSSA SCHUKAR, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, twentieth place-tie
The Journalism Awards Program, now in its 47th year, added photojournalism to the competition in 1970. The program also includes six writing contests and four broadcast news competitions, offering more than $450,000 in scholarships to undergraduate journalism majors with matching grants to their respective schools.