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Elon News Network, Phi Psi Cli recognized at national conference

The two student news organizations placed nationally in a pair of college media competitions.

Elon News Network and Phi Psi Cli were honored with several national awards at the Associated Collegiate Press/College Media Association National College Media Convention held Oct. 25-29 in Dallas.

Liam Collins '19, Meg Malone '20, Maya Eaglin '19 and Emmanuel Morgan '19 accepted Elon News Network's Pinnacle Awards at the ACP/CMA National College Media Convention Oct. 26.

CMA’s Pinnacle Awards recognize students in dozens of areas, including reporting, design, photography, social media and multimedia.

Colin Donohue, director of student media, accepted his Distinguished 4-Year Newspaper Adviser Award from CMA.

ACP’s Best of Show awards are open only to student media organizations that submit their entries during the convention. Categories are offered for newspaper, yearbook, website, magazine, special section and multimedia package.

Tommy Kopetskie, communications manager for the School of Communications, offered critiques of yearbooks and websites.

Additionally, Colin Donohue '05, director of student media and instructor of communications, received his Distinguished 4-Year Newspaper Adviser Award from CMA for his service to The Pendulum, which he advised for nine years. Tommy Kopetskie, communications manager for the School of Communications and Phi Psi Cli adviser, critiqued yearbooks and websites for students from other colleges and universities. Maggie Mullikin, coordinator of graduate outreach and special programs, also provided on-site resume critiques for student attendees.

In attendance at the conference representing Elon News Network and Phi Psi Cli were Emmanuel Morgan ’19, Meg Malone ’20, Liam Collins ’19, Maya Eaglin ’19, Laurel Wind ’19 and Jordan Levine ’19. Kelly Furnas, lecturer in communications and Pendulum adviser, was also in attendance.

This year, more than 1,500 students from schools across the country attended the National College Media Convention, which featured hundres of sessions, networking opportunities, professional critiques and other special events.

Colin Donohue,
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10/30/2017 11:15 AM