Clarion, Yahara Journal win awards at virtual convention


Both The Clarion and the Yahara Journal earned national recognition at the Associated Collegiate Press Fall 2020 National College Journalism Convention which was held virtually on Oct. 22-24.  

The Clarion received six awards, including third place bestofshow for two-year newspapers and fourth place best of show for two-year newspaper websites. The winning newspaper entry was the Oct. 14, 2020, issue.  

Individual awards were presented to students for their work as well.  

Anica Graney, Diya Basima and Hailey Griffin earned third place best-of-show honors in the multimedia news/feature category for their reporting on the equity mural created by Tony Catteruccia for the Yahara Journal. 

A fourth place best-of-show award for print advertising design was presented to Steven Andriantsiratahina for an advertisement promoting the Yahara Joural’s Scary Story Contest.  

Ivan Becerril-Gutierrez received an eighth place best-of-show award for print design for his work on the front page of the arts section in the Oct. 14, 2020, issue.  

Graney was also honored for her design work, winning an honorable mention Pacemaker Award in single page design for her work in the March 4, 2020, issue of The Clarion.  

Finally, the Yahara Journal won a fourth place best-of-show award for Literary Arts Magazines. 

A full listing of award recipients can be found on the ACP website at