The newspaper, yearbook and radio station at Muskingum College all have earned national recognition from the Society for Collegiate Journalists (SCJ) in its judging this year.
The college newspaper, The Black & Magenta, earned the following awards:
First place for personal opinion was awarded to Kolet Buenavides '07 for “Credit Card Debt.”
Third place for news stories was awarded to Eric Sternot '09 for “Access denied: Court becomes temporary parking lot.”
Third place for a news series was awarded to Angela Weimer '08 for “Racial Reality."
Honorable mention for a feature story was awarded to Jessica Marshall '08 for "The Doon School.”
The newspaper is advised by Assistant Professor of Journalism Dr. Vivian Wagner.
WMCO 90.7-FM, the college radio station, garnered these awards:
First place for broadcast sports in radio was awarded to the WMCO Sports Team.
Third place for broadcast features in radio was awarded to Jessica Marshall '08 for her story, “Love You Forever.”
The radio station is advised by Instructor of Speech Communication Kim Fox.
The college yearbook, The Muscoljuan, earned the following recognition:
Third place for small schools overall excellence.
Fourth place for display in layout, design and graphics.
Fifth place for coverage of the year.
Fifth place for concept of the book and fifth place in photography.
The yearbook is advised by Instructor of English Meghan Fox.
The Society for Collegiate Journalists is a National Society of Collegiate Mass Communications. It is the nation's oldest organization designed solely to serve college journalists. It has approximately 80 active chapters nationwide and 800 members. The Muskingum College chapter of SCJ is advised by Dr. Wagner.