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Awards

The DePaulia has been the recipient of many regional and national Collegiate media awards.

2016

Associated College Press

Society of Professional Journalists – Regional

Winners:

Best all-around non-daily student newspaper: The DePaulia
Best online sports reporting: Matt Paras, Kirsten Onsgard, Mariah Woelfel, “More than a decade of drought: An oral history of the 2003-04 Blue Demons”
Best TV general news reporting: Hannah Hoffman and Ashley Holden, Chicago mayoral election
Best TV in-depth reporting: Jaclyn Driscoll, artificial turf
Best breaking-news photography: Geoff Stellfox, Laquan McDonald prayer vigil
Best sports photography: Josh Leff, DePaul bench mob
Best feature writing: Kirsten Onsgard, “Composing the future”

Finalists:

Online feature writing: Rachel Hinton and Shelley Mesch, “I was raped”
Online news reporting: Brenden Moore, Matt Paras, Mariah Woelfel, Megan Deppen, Dean Koocher coverage
TV general news reporting: Chloe Atkins, “Julia Neary”
TV sports reporting: Sarah Gorden, “Tyler Graham”
Editorial writing: The DePaulia editorial board
In-depth reporting: Brenden Moore, Coverage of Dean Gerald Koocher

Catholic Press Association

Catholicism:
Second place: “Pope Francis addresses political and spiritual issues in D.C.” by Brenden Moore
Second place: “Millennials embrace Pope Francis” by Megan Deppen
Graphic art or photograph:
First place: “Laquan McDonald remembered at prayer vigil Monday” by Geoff Stellfox
Third place: “DePaul’s bench mob celebrates a basket” by Josh Leff
Online multimedia:
First place: “Adjunct Agony: Uncertainty for part-time professors at DePaul” by Emily Brosious, Matt Koske and Julian Hayda
Second place: “More than a decade of drought: An oral history of the 2003-04 Blue Demons” by Matthew Paras, Kirsten Onsgard and Mariah Woelfel
Third place: “The reality of crime: Theft highest among crimes reported at DePaul” by Courtney Jacquin
Honorable mention: “‘I was raped:’ A DePaul student’s rape and the university’s code of conduct” by Rachel Hinton and Shelley Mesch
Writing:
First place: “DePaul, other universities make strides, still struggle to fight sexual assault” by Courtney Jacquin
Second place: “The right to joke: Which topics can satirists tackle after Charlie Hebdo?” by Emily Brandenstein
Second place: “‘The year it all fell apart’: A DePaul student’s journey to find housing” by Jessica Villagomez
Third place: “In 30th DePaul season, Doug Bruno still has goals to reach” by Ben Gartland
Honorable mention: “Composing the future: The journeys of three School of Music students as they prepare for graduation” by Kirsten Onsgard
Honorable mention: “Ty Corbin’s last stand” by Matthew Paras

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