Daily Wildcat Staff Wins SPJ Honors

Arizona Daily Wildcat staffers earned 7 regional Mark of Excellence Awards at the Society of Professional Journalists convention in San Diego this spring, including 5 first place winners. One first place winner – for multimedia sports reporting – was later announced as a national finalist.

The winners are:

  • 1st place multi media sports reporting – Colin Darland/Lance Madden
  • 1st place editorial writing – Heather Price-Wright
  • 1st place news photography—Mike Christy
  • 1st place sports column writing – Kevin Zimmerman
  • 1st place general column writing – Kristina Bui
  • 2nd place news photography – Lisa Beth Earle
  • 3rd place best all around college daily – Arizona Daily Wildcat

In other competition this spring, the Daily Wildcat won “best of show” at the Associated Collegiate Press’ national newspaper convention in February, and the dailywildcat.com was named a Pacemaker finalist, also by the ACP.

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