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The UNC School of Journalism and Mass Communication finished first overall in the Intercollegiate Competition of the 50th anniversary of the Hearst Journalism Awards, often called the Pulitzers of college journalism.
The first-place finish resulted from students placing in monthly writing, photojournalism, broadcast and multimedia competitions during 2009-10. The school placed second nationally in broadcast news and third in photojournalism in the intercollegiate competition. The school finished second in the multimedia competition.
No other school placed in the top three in three of the four overall Hearst competitions.
“This win represents the broad strengths of Carolina journalism,” said Dean Jean Folkerts. “Our immensely talented students, under the guidance of dedicated faculty members, continue to excel and innovate, and this award recognizes that.”
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Hearst Journalism Awards Program, this year’s awards ceremony and individual championships were held at the Hearst Corp. in New York.
Students placing in this academic year’s monthly competitions include: