Grand View Students Shine at Iowa College Media Awards


Grand View University once again won big at the Iowa College Media Awards last week.  GV won both Radio Station of the Year for the fifth year straight (the award has only been given for five years) and the Newspaper of the Year for the 4th out of the five years it has been given. GV students also won 22 of the 27 radio awards and four of the TV awards.

Radio & TV winners are:


Best Radio Show
1st - Aly Merschman
Best Radio Announcer
1st - Susan Laielli
Honorable Mention - Aly Merschman
Best Radio Commercial
1st - Jacob Barber & Karmen Buchanan
2nd - Evan Hay
3rd - Jessica Flinn & Austin Page
HM - Robbie Rissman & Chelsea Ceretti
Best PSA
1st - Ade Rosya & Thaianna Finestead
2nd - Jessica Flinn & Austin Page
3rd - Chris Delgado & Kassie Fisher

Best Promo
1st - Alex Alvarez
HM - David Thomas & Jacob Barber

Best Newscast
1st - Jessica Flinn
2nd - Sara Lomen
3rd - Shane Darby
HM - Evan Hay

Best News Programming
1st - Austin Page
2nd - Shane Darby
3rd - Karmen Buchanan
HM - Sara Lomen

Best Sports
1st - Jay Warren & Ryan Davidson
2nd - Austin Page & Josh Condor
Best Corporate Video
1st - Aly Merschman
3rd - Shane Darby & Ryan Davidson
Best Short Documentary
HM - Evan Hay & Dollie Pinegar
Best Ad
2nd - Alex Alvarez & Shane Darby

College Newspaper of the Year
The Grand Views
The Best Headline Writing
First place – Mitchell McPartland
Best Inside Page Design
First Place – Justin Welsh
Best Infographic
First Place – Malary Lee and Stephanie Ivankovich
Best Sports Story
First Place – Theresa Macdonald and Veronica Payne
Second Place – Joey Aguirre
Best Photographic Portfolio
First Place – Veronica Payne
Third Place – Theresa Macdonald
General Excellence
Second Place – The Grand Views
Best Profile Story
Second Place – Brooke Curry
HM – Stephanie Ivankovich and Joey Aguirre
Best Sports Feature
Third Place – The Grand Views
HM – Justin Welsh
Best Investigative News Story
Third Place – Kassie Brown
Best Feature Story
HM – The Grand Views