- Associated Press - Saturday, April 6, 2019

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Winners in the Louisiana-Mississippi Associated Press college competition honoring the best in college newspaper and broadcast journalism in 2018 were announced Saturday.

The annual contest for colleges in both states was conducted by the Louisiana-Mississippi AP Broadcasters and Media Editors. The AP is a not-for-profit news cooperative representing thousands of U.S. newspapers and broadcasters.

COLLEGE DIGITAL-ALL:

Website: 1, Louisiana St Univ (BR)-The Daily Reveille; 2, Andres Fuentes and Riley Katz, Loyola Univ-The Maroon.

Video: 1, Claes Olsson, Louisiana St Univ (BR)-TigerTV, “LSU Auto Enthusiasts”; 2, Karigan Teer and Madison Collins, Univ of Southern Miss-Student Printz, “Jim Meade Reflects on the Last Half-Century at Southern Miss.”



Multimedia Package: 1, Kennedi Walker and Britt Lofaso, Louisiana St Univ (BR)-TigerTV, “41 Pedestrians Hit on LSU’s Campus”; 2, Brian Wollitz, Loyola Univ-The Maroon, “Fans Stunned by Minnesota Miracle.”

Multi-Media Journalist: 1, Rhon Ridgeway and Tess Rowland, Loyola Univ-The Maroon, “Westboro Baptist Church Met with Counter-Protesters at Loyola“; 2, Andrew Abadie, Univ of Southern Miss-Student Printz, “Meet Hattiesburg’s Furriest Celebrity.”

COLLEGE NEWSPAPER:

Feature: 1, Riley Katz, Loyola Univ-Student News Service Newspaper; 2, Tyler Wann, Loyola Univ-Student News Service Newspaper, “Step Inside Snake and Jake’s Christmas Lounge.”

Sports Breaking News: 1, Brandon Adam, Louisiana St Univ (BR)-The Daily Reveille, “Forever 44: LSU Basketball Continues to Remember Teammate Wayde Sims”; 2, Andrew Abadie, Univ of Southern Miss-Student Printz, “Jon Gilbert Resigns for East Carolina AD Position.”

Sports Enterprise: 1, Dylan Alvarez, Brennen Normand and Jace Mallory, Louisiana St Univ (BR)-Manship School News Service, “Mind and Body: How do Louisiana Colleges Help Athletes Maintain their Mental Health?”; 2, Brandon Adam, Louisiana St Univ (BR)-The Daily Reveille, “He’s Freakish’: Auburn Native Avery Atkins Finds Unexpected Home at LSU as Kickoff Specialist.”

Enterprise/Investigative: 1, Hailey Auglair, Louisiana St Univ (BR)-The Daily Reveille, “LSU Phi Delta Theta had Long History of Hazing Prior to Max Gruver’s Death”; 2, Britt Lofaso and Kennedi Walker, Louisiana St Univ (BR)-Manship School News Service, “Forty-One Pedestrians Hit at LSU in Last Five Years.”

Editorials: 1, Loyola Univ-The Maroon; 2, Univ of MS (Ole Miss)-The Daily Mississippian.

Features Photo: 1, Julia Santos, Loyola Univ-The Maroon, “Emo Night NOLA Promotes Inclusive Atmosphere for Locals”; 2, Jacob Summerville, Southeastern LA Univ-The Lion’s Roar, “Taking the Stage at the Columbia.”

Sports Photo: 1, Billy Schuerman, Univ of MS (Ole Miss)-The Daily Mississippian, “Ole Miss Basketball vs. Auburn January 2018”; 2, Whitney Williston, Louisiana St Univ (BR)-The Daily Reveille, “Gymnastics Semifinals Super Six.”

Spot News Photos: 1, Billy Schuerman, Univ of MS (Ole Miss)-The Daily Mississippian, “James Meredith: ‘A Time for Change in Me”’; 2, Prajal Prasai, Univ of LA (Monroe)-The Hawkeye, “Warm Day, Warm Hug, Warm Emotions.”

Layout & Design: 1, Ha-Vy Nguyen, Louisiana St Univ (BR)-The Daily Reveille; 2, Jacqueline Morgan, Devin Hadrick and Julian Alvarez, Southern Univ-The Southern Digest.

Breaking News: 1, Courtney Carver, Mississippi St Univ-The Reflector, “Priest Falsely Claims Cancer to Raise Money”; 2, Katie Poe, Mississippi St Univ-The Reflector, “28-Year-Old Murder Solved.”

General Excellence (Newspaper): 1, Univ of MS (Ole Miss)-The Daily Mississippian; 2, Louisiana St Univ (BR)-The Daily Reveille.

COLLEGE TELEVISION:

Feature Story: 1, Trey Couvillion, Louisiana St Univ (BR)-TigerTV, “Memorial Tower Renovations”; 2, Bon Wells, Louisiana St Univ (BR)-TigerTV, “Healing Art.”

Sports Story: 1, Andrew Scherer, Southeastern LA Univ-Southeastern Channel, “Marlain Veal”; 2, Dylan Alvarez, Louisiana St Univ (BR)-TigerTV, “Student Athletes and Mental Health.”

Sportscast or Sports Program: 1, Zois Manaris and Reggie Chatman, Louisiana St Univ (BR)-TigerTV; 2, Freddie Rosario, Dylan Domangue and Andrew Scherer, Southeastern LA Univ-Southeastern Channel.

Documentary: 1, Gracie Snyder, Sam Gray, and Alec Keyzer-Andre, Univ of MS (Ole Miss)-News Watch Ole Miss, “Guilty by Association”; 2, Kyle Churchwell, Univ of Southern Miss-Hub City TV, “Harvesting a Legacy with Sugar Cane in South Mississippi.”

Videographer: 1, Kyle Churchwell, Univ of Southern Miss-Hub City TV, “Harvesting a Legacy with Sugar Cane in South Mississippi”; 2, Amanda Kitch, Southeastern LA Univ-Southeastern Channel.

Weathercast: 1, Jacob Lanier, Mississippi St Univ-MSTV; 2, Jacob Riley, Mississippi St Univ-MSTV.

News Story: 1, Matt Houston, Louisiana St Univ (BR)-TigerTV, “Gruver Family Legislature”; 2, Abbie McIntosh, Univ of MS (Ole Miss)-News Watch Ole Miss, “Ole Miss Alums Deal with Hurricane Michael Aftermath.”

Newscast: 1, Univ of MS (Ole Miss)-News Watch Ole Miss, “Hurricane Michael”; 2, Kara St. Cyr and Lily Fontenot, Louisiana St Univ (BR)-TigerTV.

TV Reporter: 1, Abbie McIntosh, Univ of MS (Ole Miss)-News Watch Ole Miss, “Ole Miss Alums Deal with Aftermath of Hurricane Michael”; 2, Amanda Kitch, Southeastern LA Univ-Southeastern Channel, “Mosquito Plane.”

General Excellence (Television): 1, Cash Matlock and Brock St. Claire, Mississippi St Univ-Take 30 News; 2, Univ of MS (Ole Miss)-News Watch Ole Miss.

COLLEGE RADIO:

Feature Story: 1, Andranita Williams, Univ of MS (Ole Miss)-WUMS-FM, “Ole Miss Idol Winner”; 2, Will Stribling, Univ of MS (Ole Miss)-WUMS-FM, “One Minute Film Festival.”

Sports Story: 1, Tyler Hayes, Univ of MS (Ole Miss)-WUMS-FM, “Ole Miss-Tennessee Women’s Soccer.”

Sportscast or Sports Program: 1, Grant Chighizola and Andrew Abadie, Univ of Southern Miss-WUSM-FM.

Continuing Coverage: 1, Victoria Hosey, Univ of MS (Ole Miss)-WUMS-FM, “Hurricane Michael”; 2, Victoria Hosey and Will Stribling, Univ of MS (Ole Miss)-WUMS-FM, “Meek Controversy.”

News Story: 1, DeAndria Turner, Univ of MS (Ole Miss)-WUMS-FM, “March of Our Lives”; 2, Will Stribling, Univ of MS (Ole Miss)-WUMS-FM, “Confederate Statute Protest.”

Newscast: 1, Connor Ferrill, Southeastern LA Univ-KSLU-FM; 2, Victoria Hosey, Univ of MS (Ole Miss)-WUMS-FM.

Radio Reporter: 1, Victoria Hosey, Univ of MS (Ole Miss)-WUMS-FM; 2, Connor Ferrill, Southeastern LA Univ-KSLU-FM.

General Excellence (Radio): 1, Univ of MS (Ole Miss)-WUMS-FM.

Best of Show winners:

Kyle Churchwell, University of Southern Mississippi

Connor Ferrill, Southeastern Louisiana University

Riley Katz, Loyola University

Britt Lofaso, Louisiana State University

Billy Schuerman, University of Mississippi

Kennedi Walker, Louisiana State University

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A list of college winners can be found at: http://discover.ap.org/contests/louisiana-mississippi .

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