CBU students earn top honors at multiple national awards competitions
Riverside, Calif. (March 21, 2019) - Students from the journalism and new media and public relations programs at California Baptist University have accumulated 26 awards from preeminent organizations in college media, in a span of a few weeks.
At the Apple Awards for the College Media Association (CMA) in New York City on March 9, the program received four “Apple Awards,” the association’s highest prize for U.S. college media. Angelos yearbook earned first place for Spread Design and Pursuit Magazine earned first place for Best Magazine Cover for the Fall 2018 issue.
CBU students claimed 18 awards for Pursuit Magazine and The Banner newspaper at the awards banquet for the California College Media Association (CCMA), held in Long Beach, California, on March 2. The accolades included six first-place honors for Best Magazine Photo Series, Best Magazine Photo, Best Magazine Cover, Best Social Media Platform, Best Newspaper Spread Design and Best Newspaper.
At the Associated Collegiate Press award competition, held on the same evening as the CCMA awards, Lancers TV landed a first place prize—a first for CBU.
“We are excited to receive these high honors in competitions among the top journalism programs in California and throughout the United States,” said Dr. Michael Chute, director of the journalism and new media and public relations program. “Our students work extremely hard to produce top-notch campus publications, and winning such prestigious awards at both CMA and CCMA attests to the excellent work our students are doing for CBU’s campus publications.”