Hartley places sixth in Hearst Feature Writing Competition

Wednesday, January 12, 2022 - 11:00am

Mia Hartley, a senior advertising and public relations and political science double major, placed sixth in the Hearst Journalism Awards Feature Writing Competition on Jan. 10, 2022.

Hartley was selected for her story, “How Nebraska’s Climate Education Could Shape the Future.” The story was part of the College of Journalism and Mass Communication’s 2020 depth reporting project, Climate Change Nebraska.

The Hearst Journalism Awards Program was founded in 1960 to provide support, encouragement and assistance to journalism education at the college and university level. The program awards scholarships to students for outstanding performance in college-level journalism, with matching grants to the students’ schools. The 62nd annual program, offering up to $700,000 in awards, consists of five monthly writing competitions, two photojournalism competitions, one audio competition, two television competitions, and four multimedia competitions – with championship finals in all divisions.

Mia Hartley Headshot
Mia Hartley