Congratulations to the recent winners in the Hearst Journalism contest for sportswriting. The first place winner was Jenifer Langosch from the University of Missouri. Jenifer will receive a $2,000 scholarship for her story from The Columbia Missourian titled “Playing On.” University of Missouri will receive a matching grant, as do the journalism departments of all scholarship winners.
Other scholarship winners are:
C. J. MOORE, University of Kansas, second place, $1,500 scholarship
TYSON WIRTH, University of Iowa, third place, $1,000 scholarship
STEFANIE LOH, University of Oregon, fourth place, $750 scholarship
TEDDY KIDER, Northwestern University, fifth place, $600 scholarship
The University of Missouri is in first place in the Intercollegiate Writing Competition with the highest accumulated school points from the first four (out of six) writing competitions. It is followed by: University of Kansas; Northwestern University; California State University, Fullerton; Pennsylvania State University; University of Memphis; University of Kentucky; University of Georgia; University of Montana; University of Maryland. The final winners will be named in April following the last competition of this academic year.
The Journalism Awards Program is conducted under the auspices of accredited schools of the Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication, and fully funded and administered by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation. It consists of six monthly writing competitions, three photojournalism competitions, two radio and two television broadcast news competitions, with championship finals in all divisions.
Currently, more than 100 undergraduate accredited schools of journalism in the United States are eligible to participate in the program, which awards up to $500,000 in scholarships and grants annually.