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U of I Students, Alumni and Staff Win at Idaho Press Club

April 30, 2018

The University of Idaho was well represented at the 2017 Idaho Press Club awards on April 28, 2018 in Boise. Members of U of I's University Communications and Marketing staff, student media staff at The Argonaut and Blot magazine, and multiple U of I alumni were honored during the reception. See the full list of award recipients here.

Members of the University Communications and Marketing staff won several awards, including:

  • News Releases — Third place: Savannah Tranchell, Brad Gary and Tara Roberts

  • Feature Writing — Third place: Savannah Tranchell, “Lisette Waits Honored for Contributions to Science”

  • Feature Writing — Honorable mention: Brad Gary, “Geography Without Sight”

  • Editorial Writing — Second place: Brian Keenan

  • External Newsletter — Third place: Brian Keenan, The Friday Letter

  • Special Purpose Publication — First place: Tara Roberts, Vandals in Focus

  • Special Purpose Publication — Second place: Kathy Foss, CLASS Research and Creative Works

  • Media Campaign — Second place: Savannah Tranchell and Brad Gary, Eclipse 2017

  • Best Online Only Video - Feature Story — Honorable Mention: Video Services, "Vandals in Space: Cassini"

  • Periodical Writing - Serious Feature — Honorable Mention: Tara Roberts, Here We Have Idaho, "What Cassini Can Teach Us"

  • Periodical Writing - Light Feature — Second place: Brad Gary, Here We Have Idaho, "Her Best Self"

University of Idaho Student Media received the following awards:

  • General Excellence - Student — First place: The Argonaut

  • Serious Feature - Student — Third place: Hailey Stewart, The Argonaut, "We Are All Human"

  • Light Feature - Student — Second place: Hailey Stewart, The Argonaut: "Touring Titan"

  • Light Feature - Student — Third place: Savannah Cardon, The Argonaut: "A Purposeful PowWow"

  • Column Writing - Student — First place: Jonah Baker, The Argonaut

  • Column Writing - Student — Second place: Danny Bugingo, The Argonaut

  • Sports News Report - Student — First place: Meredith Spelbring, The Argonaut, “Women rocking the wall on Ladies Rock night”

  • Photography - student — First place: Joleen Evans, The Argonaut

  • General Excellence - Periodical: Hailey Stewart and Staff, Blot Magazine, December 2017

  • Periodical Writing - Serious Feature — Second Place: Hailey Stewart, Lyndsie Kiebert, Blot Magazine, “Toeing Life’s Line”

  • Periodical Writing - Light Feature — Honorable Mention: Hailey Stewart, Blot Magazine, "A Moonscape on Earth."

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