Nation’s Journalism Schools Win $89,000 In Prizes

Five universities shared prizes totaling $89,000 as this year’s winners of the Intercollegiate Writing, Photojournalism, Broadcast and Multimedia Competitions of the 60th annual Hearst Journalism Awards Program.

The 2019-20 prizes are awarded to the top universities in each division of the Intercollegiate Competitions, with the top ten of each category receiving Hearst trophies.

Often called “The Pulitzers of college journalism,” the Hearst program holds year-long competitions in writing, photojournalism, radio, television and multimedia for journalism undergraduates. The points earned by individual students in these monthly competitions determine each discipline’s Intercollegiate ranking. The winners are those schools with the highest accumulated student points in each category. The Overall Intercollegiate winners are the schools with the highest accumulated student points from the record 1,396 entries submitted this year in the writing, photojournalism, radio, television and multimedia competitions.

The 2020 Intercollegiate Competition winners are:

INTERCOLLEGIATE  WRITING
$10,000 First Place, Arizona State University
$ 4,000 Second Place, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
$ 2,000 Third Place, University of Oklahoma

INTERCOLLEGIATE  PHOTOJOURNALISM
$10,000 First Place, Western Kentucky University
$ 4,000 Second Place, Arizona State University
$ 2,000 Third Place, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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INTERCOLLEGIATE  BROADCAST  RADIO & TV
$10,000 First Place, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
$ 4,000 Second Place, Arizona State University
$ 2,000 Third Place, University of Florida

INTERCOLLEGIATE  MULTIMEDIA
$10,000 First Place, Western Kentucky University
$ 4,000 Second Place, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
$ 2,000 Third Place, University of Florida

INTERCOLLEGIATE  OVERALL
$25,000 First Place, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Second Place, Western Kentucky University
Third Place, Arizona State University

Intercollegiate Writing trophies are awarded to:
Syracuse University, fourth place; Pennsylvania State University, fifth place; University of Missouri, sixth place; Indiana University, seventh place-tie; University of Maryland, seventh place-tie; University of Southern California, ninth place; Oklahoma State University, tenth place.

Intercollegiate Photojournalism trophies are awarded to:
Michigan State University, fourth place; University of Nebraska-Lincoln, fifth place; Ohio University, sixth place; University of Missouri, seventh place; Kent State University, eighth place; University of Montana, ninth place; Ball State University, tenth place.

Intercollegiate Broadcast Radio & TV trophies are awarded to:
University of Missouri, fourth place; Syracuse University, fifth place; Pennsylvania State University, sixth place; Kent State University, seventh place; University of Colorado, eighth place; University of Kansas, ninth place; Michigan State University, tenth place.

Intercollegiate Multimedia trophies are awarded to:
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, fourth place; University of Missouri, fifth place; University of Montana, sixth place; Syracuse University, seventh place; Elon University, eighth place; Arizona State University, ninth place; Stony Brook University, tenth place.

Overall Intercollegiate trophies are awarded to:
University of Florida, fourth place; University of Missouri, fifth place; Syracuse University, sixth place; Pennsylvania State University, seventh place; University of Nebraska-Lincoln, eighth place; University of Oklahoma, ninth place; University of Montana, tenth place.


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