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RMU Students Net Major Journalism Awards

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Pittsburgh --  Six Robert Morris University students captured awards from the national Society for Collegiate Journalists. The organization's annual student journalism competition is judged solely by working journalists.

RMU students won awards in the following categories:
 
News Writing
First Place--Heather Lowery
 
News Series Writing
Second Place--Heather Lowery, Kevin Williams, and Maria Satira
Third Place--Heather Lowery and Aimee Morgan
 
Broadcast--Television Feature Package
First Place--Justin Downs
Honorable Mention--Heidi Hickle
 
Broadcast--Television Sports Package
First Place--Justin Downs
 
Broadcast--Television News Package
Third Place--Kevin Williams
 
"All six of our winners are outstanding leaders in the journalism program and it is exceptionally gratifying that professionals in the field  also recognize their work," said Andrea Frantz, head of the Department of Communication at RMU.