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More awards for student media at ACP/CMA National Convention

Posted Oct. 30, 2013
The Daily Kent Stater and The Burr both placed in the top 10 in “Best of Show” at the Associated College Press/College Media Association (ACP/CMA) National College Media Convention last week in New Orleans. 
The Burr placed fourth overall in the feature magazine competition, and the Stater was ninth in the four-year daily broadsheet competition. The Stater also won third place for newspaper editorials/opinions in CMA’s Best of College Design competition for its post-presidential election opinion page.
JMC’s independent Student Media has a notable history in “Best of Show” competitions at the ACP/CMA national convention:
  • In 2012, the Stater took third place, The Burr took second place and KentWired.com took eighth place in their respective categories.
  • In 2011, the Stater took first place and the former KSUFashionBlitz.com took fifth place in the multimedia package category.
  • In 2010, KentWired.com took second place and Uhuru took fourth place in their respective categories.
The ACP/CMA national convention is the largest gathering of college journalists and advisers in the world.