NEW ORLEANS — Winners of the 2017 college competition conducted by the Louisiana-Mississippi Associated Press Broadcasters and Media Editors were announced Saturday at the World War II Museum.

Newspapers and broadcast stations from more than 20 universities and colleges in both states submitted more than 270 entries in the contest that honors the best in college journalism in 2017. The AP is a not-for-profit news cooperative representing 1,400 newspapers and 5,000 broadcast stations in the United States.

A list of winners can be found at: http://discover.ap.org/contests/louisiana-mississippi .


College Newspaper:

Feature: 1, Lana Ferguson, University of Mississippi – The Daily Mississippian, “Helping out after Hurricane Harvey”; 2, Jack Hammett, Southern Mississippi University – Student Printz, “Alum Recovers from Hidden Addiction.”

Sports Breaking News: 1, Brandon Adam, Louisiana State University – The Daily Reveille, “I’m Pretty Dangerous: LSU’s DJ Chark Shines Against Arkansas”; 2, Taylor Rayburn and Emmalyne Kwasny, Mississippi State University – The Reflector, “Mullen Leaves MSU for Florida.”

Sports Enterprise: 1, Hannah Martin, Louisiana State University – The Daily Reveille, “Coach D-D Breaux Recognized for Impact, Dedication to Gymnastics Program”; 2, Andrew Abadie, Southern Mississippi University – Student Printz, “New Athletic Director Brings Pros and Cons.”

Enterprise/Investigative: 1, Southern Mississippi University – Student Printz, “Sexual Assault at the SAE House”; 2, Natalie Anderson, Louisiana State University – The Daily Reveille, “LSU Phi Delta Theta Faced Hazing Allegations, Interim Suspension a Year Before Pledge’s Death.”

Editorials: 1, Cam Bonelli and Staff, Southern Mississippi University – Student Printz, “It’s on USM”; 2, Louisiana State University – The Daily Reveille.

Features Photo: 1, Don Green, Southern University – The Southern Digest, “All in Favor”; 2, Barbara Brown, Loyola University – Student News Service, “Mandeville High School Prom King.”

Sports Photo: 1, Prajal Prasai, University of Louisiana – The Hawkeye, “Taking it to the Top”; 2, Raven LeDay, Grambling State University-The Gramblinite, “Martez Carter (4) Scores the Game-Winning Touchdown.”

Spot News Photos: 1, Prajal Prasai, University of Louisiana – The Hawkeye, “Growing up Through Hoops”; 2, Siddharth Gaulee, University of Louisiana – The Hawkeye, “One for All, All for One.”

Layout & Design: 1, Naasha Dotiwala, Loyola University -The Maroon; 2, Ethel Mwedziwendira, University of Mississippi – The Daily Mississippian.

Breaking News: 1, Natalie Anderson and Evan Saacks, Louisiana State University – The Daily Reveille, “LSUPD Investigation Finds Evidence Maxwell Gruver was Targeted During Hazing Event”; 2, Lana Ferguson and Clara Turnage, University of Mississippi – The Daily Mississippian, “Police Arrest Student in Election Sign Vandalism.”


College Television:

Feature Story: 1, Wesley Boone, Southeastern Louisiana University – Southeastern Channel, “The Andy Boone Story”; 2, Danielle Garcia, Loyola University – Maroon Minute, “Loyola Adds Braille Signs to Buildings on Campus.”

Sports Story: 1, Trey Couvillion, Louisiana State University – TigerTV, “Mighty Michael”; 2, Wesley Boone, Southeastern Louisiana University – Southeastern Channel, “Coach Andy Boone.”

Sportscast or Sports Program: 1, Freddie Rosario and John Sartori, Southeastern Louisiana University – Southeastern Channel, “The Big Game”; 2, University of Mississippi – News Watch Ole Miss, “NCAA Sanctions.”

Documentary: 1, Amanda Triay, Southeastern Louisiana University – Southeastern Channel, “To Speak Again”; 2, Abbie McIntosh and Marlee Crawford, University of Mississippi – News Watch Ole Miss, “Orange, TX Recovers from Hurricane Harvey.”

Videographer: 1, Wesley Boone, Southeastern Louisiana University – Southeastern Channel; 2, Jordan Rheams, Southeastern Louisiana University – Southeastern Channel.

Weathercast: 1, Christana Kay, Mississippi State University – MSTV-TV; 2, Joey Curtis, Mississippi State University – MSTV-TV, “Snow Forecast.”

News Story: 1, Amanda Kitch, Southeastern Louisiana University – Southeastern Channel, “Courthouse and Jail Tax”; 2, Lora Lavigne, Southern Mississippi University – Hub City TV, “Women’s March on Washington – NOLA Style.”

Newscast: 1, University of Mississippi – News Watch Ole Miss, “NCAA Hands Ole Miss Long Awaited Sanctions”; 2, Amanda Kitch, Southeastern Louisiana University – Southeastern Channel, “Northshore News.”

TV Reporter: 1, Amanda Kitch, Southeastern Louisiana University – Southeastern Channel, “Mandeville Beach”; 2, Matt Houston, Louisiana State University – TigerTV.


College Radio:

Feature Story: 1, Alana Mitias, University of Mississippi – WUMS-FM Ole Miss, “Debate Competition”; 2, Crystal Tolible, Southern Mississippi University – WUSM-FM, “New Pride Field August 31, 2017.”

Sports Story: 1, Brad Welborn, Louisiana College – KZLC-FM, “LC Football Players Give Back”; 2, DeAndria Turner, University of Mississippi – WUMS-FM Ole Miss, “Ole Miss vs. LSU.”

Sportscast or Sports Program: 1, Joseph Katool and Matthew Hendley, University of Mississippi – WUMS-FM Ole Miss, “NCAA Sanctions Announced.”

Use of Sound: 1, Crystal Tolible, Southern Mississippi University – WUSM-FM, “New Pride Field.”

News Story: 1, Kiara Brown, Southern Mississippi University – WUSM-FM, “Hattiesburg New Mayor”; 2, Italiana Anderson, University of Mississippi – WUMS-FM Ole Miss, “Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort.”

Newscast: 1, Matt Doyle, Southeastern Louisiana University -KSLU-FM, “Afternoon News.”

College Digital:

Website: 1, Louisiana State University – The Daily Reveille; 2, Starlight Williams and Nick Reimann, Loyola University – Maroon Minute.

Video: 1, Colleen Dulle, Loyola University – Student News Service, “Femme Fatale Parade Honors New Orleans Nuns with Float”; 2, Nick Erebia and Teresa Gawrych, Mississippi State University – MSTV-TV, “Interview from Louvre Attack Witness.”

Multimedia Package: 1, Clara Turnage and Malachi Shinault, University of Mississippi – The Daily Mississippian, “Just Talking”; 2, Brittany Land and Teresa Gawrych, Mississippi State University – MSTV-TV, “Traffic Safety on the Row.”

Multimedia Journalist: 1, Ileana Jimenez, Southern Mississippi University – Hub City TV; 2, Annie Johnson and Brandon Harrison, Southern Mississippi University – Hub City TV, “Card Skimming Reaches Hattiesburg.”

Best of Show winners:

Cam Bonelli, University of Southern Mississippi; Wesley Boone, Southeastern Louisiana University; Christana Kay, Mississippi State University; Hannah Martin, Louisiana State University; Prajal Prasai, University of Louisiana at Monroe; Brad Welborn, Louisiana College.