Ibis, University of Miami’s yearbook, was named one of the 14 college yearbook Pacemaker Finalists by the Associated Collegiate Press for its issue from the 2014 – 2015 academic year. According to Randy Stano, the editorial adviser for Ibis, the yearbook has received 13 Pacemaker Finalists and has won eight Pacemaker Awards.
Supported by the Department of Journalism and Media Management (JMM), the Media Management Association (MMA) will present its first awards ceremony recognizing outstanding undergraduate student works in the media management area at the Annual Student Media Awards on Tuesday, April 26. The submission deadline is Thursday, April 14, 5:00 p.m. Winners will be notified before the event.
Several professors, Ph.D. students, and alumnae from the University of Miami School of Communication received awards and recognition at the National Communication Association’s (NCA) 101st Annual Convention in November.
Distraction Magazine has won a Crown Award from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at Columbia University. The Crown Awards honor top student publications, which are judged on their design, photography, concept, coverage, and writing. All of the publications are acknowledged as Silver Crowns, except for a select few which will be announced as Gold Crowns at the ceremony in New York City in March of 2016.
The Miami Hurricane, UM’s student-run newspaper, won first place in two categories at the 21st annual Sunshine State Awards held on Saturday, August 15. Winning the top award for Best Student Publication (High Frequency) and Best Website (High Frequency), The Miami Hurricane staff’s hard work was recognized during the statewide contest sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists Florida Pro Chapter.