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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"
 

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