Students Receive Region 4 Mark of Excellence Awards

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Four Ohio University students received Region 4 Mark of Excellence awards by the Society of Professional Journalists this weekend at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich.

Annually, the Society of Professional Journalists presents the Mark of Excellence Awards honoring the best in student journalism. The awards offer categories for print, radio, television and online collegiate journalism. Entries are first judged on the regional level. First place regional winners advance to the national competition and are recognized at SPJ spring conferences. National winners will be showcased on spj.org.


In-Depth Reporting

First Place: Domestic silence revisited – by Alex Stuckey, Ohio University

Sports Writing

Second Place: Fighting back: Patience a necessary headache for safety – by Will Frasure, Ohio University

Television General News Reporting

Third Place: Athens County residents survive on assistance – by Taylor Mirfendereski, Ohio University

Editorial Writing

First Place: John Nero, Ohio University

For additional winners go to the Society of Professional Journalists website.