News • April 22, 2021

CBU earns multiple awards in Baptist communication competition

CBU earns multiple awards in Baptist communication competition

Pursuit magazine, a California Baptist University publication, won multiple awards at the 57th annual Wilmer C. Fields Awards competition.

Riverside, Calif. (April 21, 2021) – California Baptist University won numerous communication awards at the 57th annual Wilmer C. Fields Awards competition. The awards were presented during the annual Baptist Communicators Association workshop, held virtually April 20-21.

The Lancer Media Group and the Marketing and Communication division won a combined 23 awards in the student and professional competitions, including two of the eight grand prizes awarded.

Pursuit magazine won the grand prize for Best Overall Student Entry in addition to first place for the Overall Publication: Magazine and Magazine Cover, among other awards.

CBU earns multiple awards in Baptist communication competitionThe other CBU student publications—The Banner newspaper and the Angelos yearbook—also won several awards, including placing first in their respective categories for Overall Publication. Additionally, The Banner placed first for its website in Interactive Communications, and Angelos placed first for Yearbook Cover Design.

“We are very proud of the Lancer Media Group team. The dedication and tenacity the students showed this year is very noteworthy,” said Dr. Mary Ann Pearson, interim director of the journalism and new media and public relations programs. “The Baptist Communicators Association recognizing the hard work and creativity is like icing on the cake.”

CBU earns multiple awards in Baptist communication competitionThe Marketing and Communication division at CBU won four awards in the professional competition, including the grand prize of M.E. Dodd Memorial Award for Significant Achievement in Radio, Television, Film and Video for CBU’s 2020 Virtual Commencement. CBU’s State of the University address and the President’s Report also earned awards.

The Wilmer C. Fields Awards competition receives hundreds of entries from Baptist ministries, agencies, colleges and newspapers across the country.

To see a full list of the awards, please visit the BCA website here.

Contact CBU Marketing and Communication

Vice President for Marketing and Communication:
Angela Meluski
Email: ameluski@calbaptist.edu

8432 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside, CA 92504