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The Pendulum recognized at CMA conference

The Pendulum, Elon University's daily news-gathering organization, won first place nationally for Best Multimedia Package along with four other awards at the College Media Association conference March 12 in New York.

Submissions for CMA's Apple Awards were entered in advance of the organization's annual spring conference, and more than 100 media outlets from across the country competed. Below are full lists of the categories in which The Pendulum won an award. The entire list of competition winners can be found HERE.

BEST MULTIMEDIA PACKAGE

  1. The Pendulum — “Dr. Danieley’s lifetime of maroon and gold”
  2. The Ithacan (Ithaca College)
  3. Daily Kent Stater (Kent State University)
    HM: The Baylor Lariat (Baylor University)
    HM: RMU Sentry Media (Robert Morris University)

BEST ENTERTAINMENT BROADCAST

  1. District (Savannah College of Art and Design)
  2. The Pendulum’s “The Swing” — April 5, 2012 show
  3. Henderson Television (Henderson State University)
    HM: Distraction Magazine (University of Miami)

BEST NEWSPAPER (FOUR-YEAR SCHOOL, 5,000-10,000 STUDENTS)

  1. Northwest Missourian (Northwest Missouri State University)
  2. The Pendulum — Oct. 3, 2012 edition
  3. The Crieghtonian (Creighton University)
    HM: Griffon News (Missouri Western State University)

BEST FACEBOOK PAGE

  1. The Daily Collegian (The Pennsylvania State University)
  2. Onward State (The Pennsylvania State University)
  3. Lee Clairon (Lee University)
    HM: The Pendulum
    HM: The Daily Evergreen (Washington State University)
    HM: TheLewisFlyer.com (Lewis University)

BEST MAGAZINE COVER

  1. Minero Magazine (University of Texas at El Paso)
  2. SCAN Magazine (Savannah College of Art and Design-Atlanta)
  3. Kentucky Kernel (University of Kentucky)
    HM: The Edge (Pendulum)
    HM: Daily Kent Stater (Kent Stat University)
    HM: University Press (Florida Atlantic University)

Pendulum managing editor Jonathan Black, social media editor Mary Kate Brogan and The Edge editor Alison Ryncarz attended the conference, along with adviser Colin Donohue. The students blogged about their experience at the conference, where they attended journalism education sessions, networked with professionals and had the newspaper critiqued.

Colin Donohue,
Staff
3/13/2013 2:09 PM