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Maroon Staff Honored by Louisiana-Mississippi Associated Press Media Editors

By ceflynn on Mon, 04/20/2020 - 14:48

The Maroon, which hasn't missed a beat since moving online due to COVID-19, was recently honored by the Louisiana-Mississippi Associated Press for their work in 2019. Maroon writers, photographers, videographers and editors were honored with 11 awards for their coverage of, among topics, the Hard Rock collapse and controversial campus events. The Maroon has garnered more than 20 awards from the Louisiana-Mississippi Associated Press Media Editors in previous years. The Maroon is advised by Loyola alumnus Professor Michael Giusti. 

You can check out their award-winning work below:

Best of Show -  Michael Bauer, Loyola University-The Maroon

General Excellence: 
- Second: Erin Snodgrass, Loyola University-The Maroon

Best Website:
- Second, Erin Snodgrass, Loyola University-The Maroon

Features Photo:
-First: Michael Bauer, Loyola University-The Maroon, “Festival Takes City by Storm
-Second: Andres Fuentes, Loyola University-The Maroon, “Olé, Olé, Olé: NOLA Bulls Run Wild in the Warehouse District

Digital Video: 
- First, Tess Rowland, Loyola University-The Maroon, “Breathing Easy: Bike Rider Receives Second Chance at Life
- Third, Lily Cummings, Loyola University-The Maroon, “One Dead in Hard Rock Hotel Collapse”

Multimedia Package:
- First, Andres Fuentes, Loyola University-The Maroon, “Faith Leaders Support Hard Rock Hotel Collapse Victims

Multimedia Journalist:
- First, Jillian Oddo and Andres Fuentes, Loyola University-The Maroon, “Hard Rock Cranes Demolished, Recovery Top Priority

Feature story: 
-Third, Emma Ruby, Loyola University-The Maroon, “Students Explore Faith, New Religious Perspectives

Breaking News: 
Third:  Rose Wagner, Loyola University-The Maroon, “College Democrats Pushed to Uninvite Pro-Abortion Rights Speaker

For a full list of The Maroon's recent awards, visit the College of Music & Media site, and join us in congratulating the Maroon staff for another year of excellence!