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September 4, 2018

Collegian Media Group staffers named national finalists in the 2018 College Media Association Pinnacle Awards

Submitted by Spencer O'Daniel

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Collegian Media Group staffers were named national finalists in four categories of the 2018 College Media Association Pinnacle Awards.

The association also announced four finalists for the best student-created magazine category for its annual Pinnacle awards, recognizing the top student publication work from around the country. Collegian Media Group's Manhappenin' magazine made the cut and is now a finalist with three other student magazines. This is the first year Manhappenin's magazine has competed in the contest.

The College Media Association Pinnacle awards outstanding publication and individual work at the collegiate level for journalism. The contest is open to student work produced for any college media organization, including print, broadcast and online outlets, during an academic year. The association will announce organizational Pinnacle awards for TV and radio stations, websites, feature and literary magazines, newspapers and yearbooks at the Fall National College Media Convention, this year in Louisville, Oct. 25-28.

Allie Deiter is a finalist for Best Display Ad; Acacia Thalmann is a finalist for Best Display Ad; and Andrew Nevins is a finalist for Best Yearbook Feature Page/Spread and Best Yearbook Sports Page/Spread.

Nevins was a four-year member of the Royal Purple yearbook, serving as its co-editor in 2017 and 2018. Allie Deiter and Acacia Thalmann are creative designers for the Collegian newspaper and Manhappenin’ magazine.

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