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May 20, 2013 Hearst Intercollegiate Winners Named Next Article

HEARST JOURNALISM AWARDS PROGRAM 

 

NATION'S  JOURNALISM  SCHOOLS  WIN  $64,000  IN  HEARST  PRIZES 

 

                SAN FRANCISCO – Eight universities will share prizes totaling $64,000 as this year's winners of the Intercollegiate Writing, Photojournalism and Broadcast News and Multimedia Competitions of the annual Hearst Journalism Awards Program.

                The 2012-2013 prizes of $10,000, $4,000 and $2,000 are awarded to the top three universities in each division of the Intercollegiate Competitions, with the top ten of each category receiving Hearst medallions.  These awards were added to the Hearst Journalism Awards Program budget in 1990. 

                Often called "The Pulitzers of college journalism," the Hearst program holds year-long competitions in writing, photojournalism, broadcast news and multimedia for journalism undergraduates.  Journalism schools accumulating the most points earned by their students in each category are designated the winners of the Intercollegiate Competitions. 

                The 2013 Intercollegiate Competition winners are: 

WRITING: 

$10,000                 First Place                            PENNSYLVANIA  STATE  UNIVERSITY  

$ 4,000                  Second Place                       INDIANA  UNIVERSITY 

$ 2,000                  Third Place                          NORTHWESTERN  UNIVERSITY 

PHOTOJOURNALISM: 

$10,000                 First Place                            UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI 

$ 4,000                  Second Place                       PENNSYLVANIA  STATE  UNIVERSITY  

$ 2,000                  Third Place                          WESTERN  KENTUCKY  UNIVERSITY 

BROADCAST  NEWS: 

$10,000                 First Place                            U. OF NORTH  CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL 

$ 4,000                  Second Place                       ARIZONA  STATE  UNIVERSITY 

$ 2,000                  Third Place                          PENNSYLVANIA  STATE  UNIVERSITY  

MULTIMEDIA: 

$10,000                 First Place                            WESTERN  KENTUCKY  UNIVERSITY 

$ 4,000                  Second Place                       U. OF NORTH  CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL 

$ 2,000                  Third Place                          UNIVERSITY  OF  NEBRASKA - LINCOLN 

OVERALL: 

Medallion            First Place                            PENNSYLVANIA  STATE  UNIVERSITY  

Medallion            Second Place                       U. OF NORTH  CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL 

Medallion            Third Place                          UNIVERSITY  OF  MISSOURI 

Additional medallions are presented to schools placing in the top ten in each category: 

Writing medallions are awarded to: University of Florida, Fourth Place; Arizona State University, Fifth Place; University of Kansas, Sixth Place; University of Missouri, Seventh Place-tie; University of Iowa, Seventh Place-tie; University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Ninth Place; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Tenth Place. 

Photojournalism medallions are awarded to:  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Fourth Place; Ohio University, Fifth Place; University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Sixth Place; Kent State University, Seventh Place; University of Oregon, Eighth Place; University of Minnesota, Ninth Place tie; Iowa State University, Ninth Place tie; University of Florida, Ninth Place tie. 

Broadcast News medallions are awarded to: University of Missouri, Fourth Place Syracuse University, Fifth Place; University of Florida, Sixth Place; Northwestern University, Seventh Place; University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Eighth place; Michigan State University, Ninth Place; University of Southern California, Tenth Place. 

Multimedia medallions are awarded to: University of Missouri, Fourth Place; Pennsylvania State University, Fifth Place; Syracuse University, Sixth Place; Kent State University, Seventh Place; University of Montana, Eighth place; Arizona State University, Ninth Place; University of Oregon, Tenth Place. 

Overall medallions are awarded to: University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Fourth Place; Western Kentucky University, Fifth Place; Arizona State University, Sixth Place; Indiana University, Seventh Place; Kent State University, Eighth place; University of Florida, Ninth Place; Syracuse University, Tenth Place. 

The Hearst Journalism Awards Program operates under the auspices of the accredited schools of the Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication.  It is fully funded and administered by The William Randolph Hearst Foundation.  Currently, 106 accredited undergraduate schools of journalism in the United States are eligible to participate in the program, which awards up to $500,000 in scholarships and grants annually. 

Publisher William Randolph Hearst established the William Randolph Hearst Foundation and The Hearst Foundation, Inc. in the 1940's, a few years before his death in 1951.  The Hearst Journalism Awards Program has been awarding scholarships and matching grants to students and their universities since 1960. 

 

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Contact: 

Jan Watten, Program Director 

415-908-4565 

jwatten@hearstfdn.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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