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U of I Broadcast Students Win SPJ Awards

4/16/2012  8:00 am

University of Illinois broadcast journalism students won seven awards, including three firsts, in the Region 5 Mark of Excellence Awards presented by the Society of Professional Journalists.
The winners are as follows:
TELEVISION IN-DEPTH REPORTING
First Place: Central Illinois honor flight – by Caroline Pahl and Spencer Turkin
 
TELEVISION FEATURE REPORTING
Third Place: Pipe organ maker – by Caroline Pahl
 
RADIO NEWS REPORTING
First Place: Prescription drug recycling – by Michelle Fleishman
Third Place: Middle school leadership program – by Rose-Ann Aragon
 
RADIO FEATURE REPORTING
First Place: Coffee roaster – by Jill Disis
Second Place: Rockome Gardens – by Hilary Osborn
Third Place: Pipe organ builders – by Chloe Pistorius
 
The awards were presented April 14 at the SPJ regional conference in Indianapolis. A complete list of winners is at http://www.spj.org/news.asp?REF=1113#1113 .

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