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Students from Northern Iowan and UNI Digital Media Program win 12 statewide awards

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Northern Iowan staff ventured to Des Moines this past week. The Northern Iowan staff overall took home eleven awards, and Mallory Schmitz was a finalist for the Student Journalist of the Year Award.

Students from the Northern Iowan student newspaper and Digital Media program at the University of  Northern Iowa received 12 awards at the annual Iowa College Media Association awards presentation in  Des Moines on Feb. 8. 

“The Northern Iowan team continues to do outstanding multimedia journalism and our video programs  like the @UNI television show and the sports streaming of The Valley on ESPN offer our students other  opportunities for excellent media work,” said Christopher Martin, professor of Digital Media and co advisor to The Northern Iowan

The ICMA presented the awards at its annual convention in Des Moines. Fourteen Iowa colleges and  universities are members of the ICMA. 

The winners of UNI’s 12 ICMA awards:  

Caroline Christensen (The Northern Iowan), 1st Place, Best Opinion 

Caroline Christensen (The Northern Iowan), 2nd Place, Best Print/Online Profile Caroline Christensen (The Northern Iowan), 2nd Place, Best Use of Social Media Sophie Hoffmeier (The Northern Iowan), 1st Place, Best Online Design 

Sophie Hoffmeier (The Northern Iowan), 2nd Place, Best Media Website 

Sophie Hoffmeier (The Northern Iowan), 3rd Place, Best Magazine Cover or Special Section  Cover 

Brena Laine Ollinger, Theo Alder, Kylee Mrzlak (@UNI television) 1st Place, Best Variety – Music and Comedy Video Program 

Mallory Schmitz (The Northern Iowan), 2nd Place, Best Print Newspaper Front Page Mallory Schmitz, Bailey Klinkhammer, Caden Shea (The Northern Iowan), 2nd Place, Best  Headline Writing 

Mallory Schmitz, Karina Ortiz (The Northern Iowan), 3rd Place, Best Print/Online Profile Stephen Stark (The Northern Iowan), 2nd Place, Best Print/Online News Photo  David Warrington (The Valley on ESPN), 1st Place, Best Sports Broadcast 

Northern Iowan news editor Mallory Schmitz was also a finalist for the ICMA’s Pat Pisarik Student  Journalist of the Year. 

The University of Northern Iowa’s independent student newspaper was founded in 1892. Digital Media professors Christopher Martin and Anelia Dimitrova are co-advisors to the newspaper, which receives  support in part from UNI student fees. The newspaper’s website is northerniowan.com. The @UNI  television program is produced under the direction of Digital Media professor Philip Hopper and  broadcast engineer Michael Rueber. Digital Media instruction professor Eric Braley and Rueber direct the  sports productions for The Valley on ESPN, which streams UNI Division I sport competitions for ESPN3  and is staffed by UNI students.  

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