Students from Pierce’s Media Arts Department won 29 awards Saturday, Oct. 15, during a journalism conference hosted by California State University Fullerton.
The Bull magazine received awards for general excellence as did the Roundup.
The Journalism Association of Community Colleges (JACC) event, conducted once a semester, was attended by colleges across the southland and included mail-in and on the spot contests.
Professional journalists were also on hand to host workshops instructing students in the finer points of working as a professional journalist during the two day event.
Bryan Melara received honorable mention for mail-in profile feature story
UD received honorable mention for mail-in sports feature photo, and honorable mention for magazine photo.
Maria Salvador won third place for mail-in editorial cartoon, fourth place in magazine illustration, second place for on-the-spot editorial cartoon and second place for mail-in photo story/essay.
Joe Kukuczka won first place for mail-in sports action photo, first place for mail-in sports feature photo
Melody Soto won first place for mail-in feature story.
Mark Gillman received honorable mention for mail-in inside broadsheet design.
Tessa Miller received honorable mention for on-the-spot feature photo.
Kevin Reynolds received honorable mention for on-the-spot opinion.
Arash Rod received honorable mention for on-the-spot news photo.
Jose Romero won second place for photo story/essay and second place for mail-in photo story/essay.
Amber-Rose Kelly and Erin Stone received first place for their magazine cover.
Amber-Rose Kelly won first place for magazine photo essay.
Joshua Cowen received honorable mention for his magazine photo essay.
Chantel Zimmerman won honorable mention for web broadcast.
Kari Golden received third place for magazine profile.
Sienna Jackson won second place for her magazine opinion story.
The Bull magazine staff received general excellence for their print publication, first place for magazine illustration and fourth place for magazine design layout.
The Roundup news staff received honorable mention for mail-in front-page layout broadsheet design as well as general excellence for their online edition.