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Daily Bruin receives 15 honors in regional collegiate journalism competition

The Daily Bruin took home 15 honors in a 2020 regional journalism competition Tuesday. (Kanishka Mehra/Photo editor)

The Daily Bruin received more than a dozen honors in a regional journalism competition Tuesday.

The Society of Professional Journalists announced winners of its Mark of Excellence Region 11 competition, which considers collegiate reporting from Arizona, California, Guam, Hawaii, Nevada and the Northern Mariana Islands. 

The Bruin received six first-place Mark of Excellence awards and was a finalist in nine other categories. The Bruin won the regional award for best online COVID-19 coverage and was a finalist for Best All-Around Student Newspaper in the Large School Division.

The SPJ recognizes distinguished collegiate reporting in the categories of print, online, arts/graphics, COVID-19 coverage and more. SPJ considers entries from students enrolled in colleges or universities. The SPJ considers accuracy, completeness, clarity and effectiveness among other criteria to determine winners and finalists.


SPJ Mark of Excellence – Region 11



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