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Student Media Awards

​​​Our student-produced media, including the print and online newspaper, The DePaulia, the TV news program, Good Day DePaul, the streaming radio station, Radio DePaul, and the online news magazine, 14 East​, have all been recognized as award-worthy producers of news and entertainment for college audiences. Here is a listing of just some of the awards that have been bestowed on our students and student publications for the quality work they've created.

The DePaulia

Associated Collegiate Press

2017

  • Winner, Newspaper Pacemaker
2016
  • Winner, Newspaper Pacemaker
  • Finalist, Online Pacemaker
  • Story of the Year, "Behind Closed Doors", Rachel HintonFeature Story, "I Was Raped", Rachel Hinton, Shelley Mesch​
2015
  • News Story, "DePaul Responds: 286 Rise of Adjunct Faculty in Academia", Parker Asmann
  • News Story, "Child, Not Alien, Migration", Parker Asmann​

College Media Association

2013-2014
  • Four-Year Weekly Newspaper of the Year

  • Best Sports Columnist, David Webber

Illinois College Press Association

2016
  • First Place, Feature Design
  • First Places, Sports News Writing

Society of Professional Journalists​

2016
  • National Winner, General News Reporting, "Behind Closed Doors", Rachel Hinton
  • National Winner, DePaulia Investigation, Sports Writing
2015
  • National Finalist, Best All-Around Non-Daily Student Newspaper
  • National Finalist, Online Sports Reporting, "More Than a Decade of Drought', Matthew Paras, Kirsten Onsgard and Mariah Woelfel
  • National Finalist, Best All-Around Non-Daily Student Newspaper
2013​
  • Region 5 Outstanding Campus Chapter of the Year, DePaul SPJ/ONA Chapter (2013)
  • National Finalist, Online News Reporting, "Schools Out: CPS Closes 50 Chicago Schools", Joe Ruppel, Josclynn Brandon, Calvin Hahn and Angelica Robinson
  • National Finalist, Online Sports Reporting, "Chicago Marathon ​Coverage"
  • National Winner, Online News Reporting, Large School Division. "Election Night 2012 Coverage"
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Good Day DePaul

​National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (Chicago/Midwest Chapter)

2016-2017
  • Co-Winner, Sports Reporting, Adam Chalifoux
2015-2016
  • Winner, Long Form Reporting, "Homelessness", Stephanie Wade, Nick Buffo
2014-2015
  • Winner, College Student Production — Newscast
2012-2013
  • Winner, Arts and Entertainment/Cultural Affairs, "Ebony Fashion Show", Jessica Paris

Society of Professional Journalists​

2016
  • National Winner, Television General News Reporting, Daniel Beedie
  • National Winner, Television Breaking News Reporting, "Ben Shapiro", Lorraine Taylor
2014
  • National Finalist, Television Feature Reporting, "GDD Wine Class", Nicole Suarez
2013
  • National Finalist, Television Feature Reporting, "Crazy Deli", Jessica Paris


​Radio DePaul

College Media Association​

2015-2016
  • First Place, Best Podcast
2013-2014
  • Best Radio Newscast
2012-2013
  • Best Radio Promo/PSA

Intercollegiate Broadcasting System

2016​
  • Winner, Best News Feature, "Holocaust Stories", Marc Filippino
  • Winner, Best Live Music Broadcast, "Under the L with Anthony and the Tramps", Elizabeth Peterson​​

14 East

College Media Association

2016
  • Finalist, Best Feature Story, "Birth Justice is Social Justice", Emma Krupp

Society of Professional Journalists​​

2016
  • National Winner, Best Independent Online Student Publication
  • National Winner, Best Digital-Only Student Publication
  • National Winner, Best Online In-Depth Reporting