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Meet The Clarion’s sports editor Joe Craker

Meet The Clarion’s sports editor Joe Craker

Joe Craker, Sports Editor

December 5, 2018

I opened my email last summer for the first time about a month before classes started. At the top of my inbox sat a call for writers at the student newspaper. I can’t say no to things and, finding it hard to pass up an opportunity, I quickly replied. Unbeknownst to me, I got an even quicker response. I ...

Clarion Media Broadcasting

Clarion Media Broadcasting

Josh Zytkiewicz, Broadcast General Manager

August 23, 2016

Beginning this semester “The Clarion” will begin its newest foray into the world of media with the creation of “Clarion Media Broadcasting.”  This separate but related organization will give students experience in the creation of non-print media such as videos, podcasts, and eventually live...

Clarion wins first place at WNA

Clarion wins first place at WNA

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor

March 2, 2016

Members of The Clarion staff won seven awards in the Wisconsin College Media Association Better Newspaper Contest. The awards were presented during the Wisconsin Newspaper Association’s annual convention and trade show on Feb. 26 at the Madison West Marriott. The Clarion took first place in general...

The Clarion wins Best of Show

The Clarion wins Best of Show

Clarion Staff Report

February 4, 2016

The Clarion won eight best of show awards at the Associated Collegiate Press Best of the Midwest college media convention in Minneapolis on Jan. 31. The newspaper took first place general excellence for two-year college newspapers and third place general excellence in web sites for schools with enrollment...

The Clarion, Yahara Journal earn honors at convention

The Clarion, Yahara Journal earn honors at convention

Clarion Staff Report

November 10, 2015

The Clarion and the Yahara Journal both received recognition at the Associated Collegiate Press National College Media Convention held Oct. 28 through Nov. 1 in Austin, Texas. The Clarion took second place in the Best of Show competition for two-year college newspapers. First place in the category...

Clarion wins 8 awards in state contest

Clarion wins 8 awards in state contest

Clarion staff report

March 5, 2015

Eight awards were presented to The Clarion on Feb. 27 as part of the Wisconsin Newspaper Association Foundation’s Collegiate Newspaper Contest. The awards were presented during the WNA’s annual convention held in Waukesha. Stephanie Beirne Leuer received a first-place award in feature writing...

Clarion receives 3 awards at Best of Midwest

Clarion receives 3 awards at Best of Midwest

Clarion staff report

February 19, 2015

Three awards were presented to members of The Clarion staff who attended the Associated Collegiate Press Best of the Midwest Newspaper Convention in Minneapolis Feb. 6-8. Editor-in-chief Natalie Connors received a second-place Best of Show Award in opinion writing for a column she wrote entitled:...

The Clarion wins 3 national awards

The Clarion wins 3 national awards

Clarion staff report

November 12, 2014

Members of The Clarion staff received three awards at the Associated Collegiate Press National College Media Convention held in Philadelphia from Oct. 29-Nov. 2. The Clarion was recognized as an ACP Pacemaker Finalist during a special awards ceremony on Nov. 1. Recognizing excellence in collegiate...

The Clarion wins 5 awards at media convention

The Clarion wins 5 awards at media convention

Clarion staff report

February 19, 2014

The Clarion received five awards at the annual Associated Collegiate Press Best of the Midwest Journalism Convention in Minneapolis on Feb. 7-9. Madison College’s student newspaper won first place in the Best of Show competition for two-year newspapers. Second place in the category went to City...

The Clarion wins award at national college media convention

The Clarion wins award at national college media convention

Clarion staff report

November 6, 2013

For the second time in its history, The Clarion has received the National Pacemaker Award presented by the Associated Collegiate Press.  The award was one of six honors received by The Clarion at the Associated Collegiate Press National College Media Convention in New Orleans Oct. 23-27. The Pacemaker...

Madison-based ‘Chic’ wraps up production, takes to the air

Madison-based ‘Chic’ wraps up production, takes to the air

Jacob Ennis, Managing Editor

September 28, 2013

The web series “Chic” has finished production of its first season with its first episode already live. All of the actors, the music in the show and the places the scenes were shot are all local. Locals and frequent Madison-goers will spot several Madisonian things in the first episode. Director...

Newspaper to increase its web, social media efforts

Newspaper to increase its web, social media efforts

Ryan Spoehr, Clarion Editor in Chief

August 29, 2011

For the regular readers of The Clarion, they may recognize the Spoehr name from previous years. Last semester, I spent time as news editor prior to being named the editor this past May. It comes with great honor that I accept the role as editor in chief. Many around me know that I have in fact, been...

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