U-News wins first place for best overall website, 12 total awards at MCMA conference

U-News won first place for best overall website and 12 total awards at the Missouri College Media Association (MCMA) awards Tuesday night. 

The newspaper, which competes in Divison 1 against the largest schools in the state, doubled its award total from last year.

The 12 awards won and their recipients are: 

  • First Place, Website, Sam Capkovic, Ethan Evans, Lucas Cuni-Mertz and Jodi Fortino.
  • First Place, Op-Ed page, Lydia Fultz, Carlos Mercado and Alex Fulton. 
  • Second Place, Op-Ed page, Lydia Fultz, Robert Zimmerman and Mason R. Dredge. 
  • Third Place, Op-Ed page, Jodi Fortino, Gary Enrique Bradley-Lopez and Mason R. Dredge.
  • Third Place, Investigative Reporting, Stephanie Klein.
  • Third Place, News Writing, Lukas Kenney.
  • Third Place, Feature Writing, Emily Reid.
  • Honorable Mention, Feature Writing, Lukas Kenney.
  • Honorable Mention, Editorial Writing, Caleb Wilson.
  • Honorable Mention, Entertainment Review, Mason R. Dredge. 
  • Honorable Mention, Entertainment Review, Mason R. Dredge.
  • Honorable Mention, Video, Darius Stewart, Abbey Higginbotham, Sam Capkovic and Henry Gamber.

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