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Maroon staff nominated by Press Club for prestigious awards competition

Loyola press release - June 29, 2007

(New Orleans)—Numerous Loyola University New Orleans Maroon staff members have been nominated in the Press Club of New Orleans’ 49th annual Journalism Awards Competition. The competition will take place on Saturday, July 14, at the Astor Crowne Plaza Hotel.

Unlike other recent award competitions, in which the Maroon was competing with other student publications, the annual Journalism Awards Competition selects among professional publications, such as the Times-Picayune, City Business, Gambit, and New Orleans Magazine.

The nominees in each category have all been awarded either first, second, third place or honorable mention.

Maroon staff nominations:

Best Column: Lauren LaBorde

Sports Deadline: Nicole Mundy and Ramon Vargas

Sports Deadline: Ramon Vargas

Sports Column: Michael Nissman

Sports Column: Michael Nissman

Sports Feature: Nicole Mundy

Photo story: Steve Kashishian and Michael Nissman

Best Headline: Michael Nissman and Ramon Vargas

Layout and design: Catherine Cotton

Internet breaking news: Daniel Monteverde, Tara Templeton, and Lizzie Ford Madrid

Former Faculty Advisor of the Maroon

Best Column: Liz Scott Monaghan – New Orleans Magazine

Fromer Maroon staff nominations:

Business Story: Deon Roberts – New Orleans City Business

Best Headline: Autumn C. Giusti – New Orleans City Business

General TV news: Travers Mackel – WDSU-TV

Best TV Sports Show: Fletcher Mackel, Michael Ingalls – WDSU-TV

Best TV Sports Show: Fletcher Mackel, Michael Ingalls – WDSU-TV

Best TV sportscast: Fletcher Mackel, Michael Ingalls – WDSU-TV

Best newscast: Dominic Massa – WWL-TV

Best local news web site: Joe Rosemeyer – WDSU.com

The Press Club of New Orleans is comprised of journalists, journalism educators, and public relations professionals dedicated to improving the professional skills of people in the industry. The School of Mass Communication is committed to educating highly competent media professionals who exemplify the finest qualities of a liberal arts education in the Jesuit tradition. Many students choose to attend Loyola because of the reputation of the School of Mass Communication.

For more information, please contact Michael Giusti at (504) 865-3295 or visit http://www.pressclubneworleans.org/

Loyola University New Orleans is a Jesuit-Catholic institution with a total student enrollment of 4,724 including 800 law students.

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