[X]press wins 16 CCMA awards
March 3, 2009 9:44 PM
The Golden Gate [X]press last weekend took home 16 awards from the California College Media Association, including six first place awards.
The awards were handed out at the Associated Collegiate Press National Newspaper Convention held in San Diego this year on Feb. 28 - March 2, which provided student journalists and advisers workshops and a look at other college newspapers around the nation.
The newspaper placed second for General Excellence in the weekly college newspaper category. Chico State's The Orion placed first and UC Irvine's New University placed third.
Campus Editor Marie Pauline Guiuan won second place for Best Breaking News story for her article on the CSU restricting enrollment (CSU faces restricted enrollment).
Designer Tom Guffey won first place for News Page Design and [X]press cartoonist Aaron Teixeira won first place for Best Cartoon.
The [X]press Web site won first place for Best Interactivity, second place for Best Breaking News Online, as well as third place for General Excellence.
UC Berkeley's The Daily Californian and CSU Northridge's The Daily Sundial, placed first and second for General Excellence for their Web site's and San Diego's The Daily Aztec placed first in the Best Breaking News Online category.
The [X]press magazine took home a third place General Excellence award. Biola University and San Jose State's magazine's placed first and second respectively.
Former [X]press photo editors Eric Lawson and John G. Hernandez took home first and second place for Best News Photo, while Chico State placed third.
The winners were chosen from 1200 entries in more than 75 categories for newspaper, magazine and online publications from 28 college publications from around the state, according to the California College Media Association Web site.
To view the full list of winners, visit the CCMA Web site.
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