The Belmont Vision, Belmont’s student-run newspaper, recently won and placed for major awards at the Southeast Journalism Conference (SEJC) Best of the South Competition. The paper won the highly competitive category of Best College Website along with placing in several other categories.
Vision editor Anna Jackson placed second in College Journalist of the Year and third in the award for Best News Writer. Additionally, Kendall Crawford placed fourth for Best Feature Writer, Margot Pieterson placed second for Best Arts and Entertainment Writer, Jessica Mattsson placed sixth for Best Sports Writer, with Ian Kyanja tying for third, and Jordan Shatto placed second for Best TV News Reporter.
The SEJC is comprised of more than 35 member colleges and universities in all states across the Southeast, including Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Kentucky and Tennessee.
“It’s so nice to see all the hard work from a really dedicated group of journalists. I think students who work at The Vision are producing professional-quality work,” faculty adviser and Instructor of Media Studies Dorren Robinson told the Vision in a recent article.
Read the full Vision article on the awards here.