The Newman University Vantage student newspaper won 21 awards at the Kansas Collegiate Media conference April 11 at the Drury Plaza Broadview Hotel in downtown Wichita.
The paper won a silver medal for overall publication in the four-year private newspaper category. The Vantage website, www.newmanvantage.com, also won a silver medal. Former editor-in-chief Matt Riedl was the runner-up for Journalist of the Year, which he won at last year’s ceremony.
Here are the official results:
First place – Ad Design to Kati Bush for “The Vantage has a new website!”
First place – Illustration to Kati Bush for “Not Broken” (http://www.newmanvantage.com/…/students-describe-struggles…/)
First place – Copy Editing to Matt Riedl in an on-site competition.
First place – Headline Writing/Design to Joe Molina for “Newman singer lives in a world of opera-tunity”
First place – Special Selection to Kati Bush for “Not Broken”
First place – Column Writing to John Denny for “Ukraine crisis: Does the U.S. owe them anything?” (http://www.newmanvantage.com/…/ukraine-crisis-does-the-u-s…/)
First place – Feature Writing to Matt Riedl for “Students describe struggles with mental health issues” (http://www.newmanvantage.com/…/students-describe-struggles…/)
Second place – Ad Design to Matt Riedl for “Mooyah”
Second place – Infographics to Kati Bush for “Heartland Conference merger”
Second place – Illustration to Kati Bush for “Two Countries, One Allegiance” (http://www.newmanvantage.com/…/two-countries-one-allegiance/)
Second place – Special Publication to Matt Riedl and Kati Bush for “CBS game special publication”
Second place – Review Writing to Chelsea Smet for “‘Hair’ falls short of expectation” (http://www.newmanvantage.com/…/hair-falls-short-of-expecta…/)
Second place – News/Investigative Writing to Matt Riedl for “Using fake ID card, student steals meals, identity” (http://www.newmanvantage.com/…/using-fake-id-card-student-…/)
Third place – Interior Page Design to Kati Bush for “Cero’s Candies”
Third place – Sports News Writing to Kati Bush for “Bowling team member deals with pesky pinky injury” (http://www.newmanvantage.com/…/bowling-team-member-deals-w…/)
Third place – Headline Writing/Design to John Denny for “Hot yoga makes for a hot ‘broga'”
Third place – Front Page Design to Matt Riedl and Kati Bush for April 3, 2014
Honorable mention – Infographics to Kati Bush for “Cero’s Candies”
Honorable mention – Review Writing to Kati Bush for “I attended an Ed Sheeran and now ‘I’m a Mess'”
Honorable mention – News/Investigative Writing to Delaney Hiegert for “Legally Blonde censorship rankles cast members” (http://www.newmanvantage.com/…/legally-blonde-censorship-r…/)
Honorable mention – Sports Feature to Jessica Fagherazzi for “Gruesome injury sustained at cheer camp”