News • March 21, 2019

CBU wins numerous awards at local advertising competition

CBU wins numerous awards at local advertising competition Riverside, Calif. (March 19, 2019) – Students, staff and alumni at California Baptist University combined to win more than 20 awards including two Best of Show honors at the American Advertising Awards—Inland Empire Gala on March 15.  

Mallory Cheatham, a CBU senior, earned Best of Show in the student category for Elements of Advertising – Illustration.

Michael Berger, program director for graphic design and photography, noted that CBU students have won Best of Show and Gold awards in the past four competitions. 

“These wins are a testament to CBU’s graphic design and visual arts program’s quality and the students’ hard work,” Berger said. 

The CBU Marketing and Communication division earned five awards, including Gold and a Special Judges Award for Integrated Advertising Campaign: “Live Your Purpose.”

Adam Jaynes (’16), creative art director for Wildwood Calvary Chapel, won Best of Show for an integrated advertising campaign in the professional competition.

Local Gold and Best of Show winners will advance to the district competition with a chance to move on and compete at the national level.

To see a complete list of winners in all categories, visit https://aafinlandempire.com.