NCSU Student Media receive national honors

Student Media group picture

Taylor Cashdan, Josh Hyatt, Mason Morris, Jamie Lynn Gilbert, Tyler Dukes and Alex Sanchez show off their awards for the daily newspaper, yearbook, literary magazine and radio station.

NCSU Student Media received national recognition from the Associated Collegiate Press, College Media Advisers and College Broadcasters, Inc. at the National College Media Convention Oct. 26-30 in Orlando, Florida.

  • The 2009-2010 Agromeck yearbook, edited by Bryant Robbins and Michele Chandler, received one of only six Pacemaker awards given nationwide.
  • The 2010-2011 Windhover literary magazine, edited by Mollie Mohr, was a Pacemaker finalist.
  • Luis Zapata was one of three NCSU photographers to be recognized in ACP’s Photo Excellence Awards. He won first place in environmental portrait. Honorable mentions went to Brent Kitchen for sports picture and David Mabe in general news.
  • Susannah Brinkley received fourth place in newspaper page/spread in the Design of the Year competition.
  • A story on taco trucks from WKNC’s “Eye on the Triangle” earned Mark Herring and the WKNC staff a finalist award for best radio/audio feature from College Broadcasters, Inc. in its national student production awards.
  • was a CBI finalist for best student media website for the second year in a row.
  • Windover won first place Best of Show for the 2011 edition edited by Mollie Mohr.
  • Agromeck placed third for yearbooks 300 or more pages in Best of Show for the 2011 edition edited by Susannah Brinkley.
  • The Sept. 2, 2011 “88.1 Seconds of Technician,” produced by Mason Morris, placed fourth in Best of Show for audio podcast.
  • The 9/11 10th anniversary edition of Technician, edited by Laura Wilkinson, placed ninth in Best of Show for four-year special edition.
  • College Media Advisers named Jamie Lynn Gilbert an Honor Roll Adviser for four-year broadcast. She was one of only seven advisers honored this year and one of only 13 broadcast advisers ever to be recognized by CMA.