Pierce journalism students brought home 11 awards in eight different categories Saturday night while both campus publications were honored for excellence at the Journalism Association of Community Colleges (JACC) annual conference.
The popular event attracted community colleges from across Southern California and boasted mail-in and on-the-spot competitions in a range of categories including writing, design and photography.
Pierce College’s Roundup newspaper, The Bull Magazine, and KPCRadio.com --the publications of the Pierce Media Arts Department--earned 12 awards at the Journalism Association of Community Colleges’ 2015 State...
Posted by: Lisa-Marie DeWinkeleer
June 19, 2014 |
Pierce College Media Arts students were honored with awards at the department’s spring 2014 Banquet on Monday, June 9. Students and staff met at Maggiano’s for lunch and the presentation of departmental awards.
The awards are given every semester to celebrate the hard work and dedication of the students involved with The Roundup, The Bull, KPCRadio and in cinema and media arts classes. This year the department invited six judges to critique the students’ work in writing, photography, broadcasting and design. The judges were: Brian Vander Brug (staff photographer for the L.A. Times),...
The Roundup newspaper, the student-run campus publication for Pierce College, has won a first place award from the American Scholastic Press Association.
The American Scholastic Press Association (ASPA), which is open to campus newspapers across the country, wrote that the Roundup is an “excellent” school newspaper, “which shows the creativity and journalistic knowledge of your editors, reporters, writers, photographers, layout/graphics designers and advisor.”
The ASPA’s recognition is for the Roundup’s fall 2013 semester, when Calvin Alagot was the editor in chief. Alagot served...