Awards and Competitions

NSAC team with trophy

Awards and Competitions

Start with some good ideas, add some hard work and you could end up in San Francisco or New York City or Phoenix, competing for a national award. CoJMC teams and individuals regularly haul home trophies from advertising and journalism contests. What an incredible way to add interest to your story!

Hearst Awards

The Hearst Journalism Awards are considered the Pulitzer Prizes of collegiate journalism, and our collection of Hearst Awards is overflowing our trophy cases. Students win cash prizes in categories like feature writing and news writing, TV and radio news and features, photojournalism and multimedia.

2014-2015 Winners

First place, Feature
Faiz Siddiqui

Second place, Photo I, News Features
Kaylee Everly

Fifth place, Sports Writing
Alexander Lantz

Ninth place, Radio News and Features
Daniel Wheaton

Eleventh place, TV Features
Kayla Van Wie

Jenna Jaynes with her Hearst award
NSAC team trophy

National Student Advertising Competition

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American Advertising Federation ADDY Awards

Gold ADDY and special judge's citation, Jacht Ad Lab

Silver ADDY, Jacht Ad Lab
Atir Cycles Photography

Silver ADDY, 2013-2014 NSAC Team
Win Your Day Video

Silver ADDY, 2013-2014 NSAC Team
Mary Kay Plans Book

Silver ADDY, Advertising and PR Campaigns Class
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ADPR students win Best of Show at the 2014 ADDY awards