MTSU students received 37 awards and two honorable mentions at the 2016 Tennessee AP Broadcast and Media Editors College Contest on Saturday in Nashville. The contest, which was held at the John Seigenthaler First Amendment Center, honors the best work in college journalism in the state of Tennessee.
Of the 37 awards, members of Sidelines won seven individual awards. In addition to individual awards, Sidelines placed first in the “Best College Website” category.
Contributors to on-campus NPR-affiliate WMOT and student-run TV station MT10 and were also recognized at the awards.
The full list of awards for Sidelines, including names of the individual winners, is below:
2016 Tennessee AP Broadcast and Media Editors Contest
- John Connor Coulston (Managing Editor): Best Online Specialized/Topic Reporting – 1st place
- Sarah Grace Taylor (Managing Editor): Best Online Ongoing Coverage – 1st place
- Connor Grott (Sports Editor): Best Online Sports Reporting – 1st place
- Jamie Cooley and John Connor Coulston (Staff Writer and Managing Editor) – Best Online Multimedia Package
- Sarah Grace Taylor (Managing Editor): Best News Story – 2nd place
- Dylan Skye Aycock (Editor-in-chief): Best Online Spot Coverage – 3rd place
- Sarah Grace Taylor (Managing Editor): Best Online Investigative/In-Depth Reporting – 3rd place
View the full list of winners here.
To learn more about Sidelines, visit our website or pick up the latest print edition, available in main campus buildings.
To become involved in Sidelines, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or come to a staff meeting Friday at 2p.m. in the Center for Innovation in Media.