RJ MEDIA AWARDS 2018-2019

For excellence in journalism for the 2018-2019 School Year

PIONEER AWARD

For excellence in creative leadership that starts new, epic traditions in student media

Leo McCabe, Kate Phillips, Caroline Soro, Matthew Bornhorst, Alex Zoellner

CLUB ACE IN THE NEWSROOM AWARD

For excellence and dedication as a member of an RJ Media Club even when not enrolled in a course

Sophia Marcinek, Skylar Cain, Armando Maldonado, Katelyn Marshall, Kylie Pendleton, Will Munro, Angela Serwaa-Marfo, Nick Faestel

FRESHMEN OF THE YEAR

For excellence in reporting for first year ninth graders

Ellie Johnson, Hector Homez

COLORADO STATE JOURNALISM AWARDS

For excellence in student media recognized by the Colorado Student Media Association as top in the state in class 5A

FIRST PLACE AWARDS

News-Feature Photo & Caption: OLYMPIC HOMECOMING – Kylie Pendleton

Play-by-Play Sports Broadcast Program: Raider Sports Network– The RSN Crew

Broadcast Personality: Sam Stern: Broadcaster– Sam Stern

Community News Broadcast Feature: “The Magic of Healing- Children’s Hospital Junior Advisory Board Hosts Musicians”– Olivia Restivo, Andrea Woodward, Lexa Thompson, Courtney Vale

Breaking News – Online: “Bill Banning Conversion Therapy in Colorado Passed in House Committee Wednesday” – Maxine Fuselier

Sports Feature Writing: “The Woman Who Can Fly: Lacey Henderson’s Journey to the Paralympic Games” – Grace Varga

SECOND PLACE AWARDS

News Feature Writing: “Decades in the Shadows: For decades, the Roman Catholic Church has covered up thousands of sexual abuse allegations.” – Alexis Berry, Hunter Sullivan, Grace Sayers, Caroline Smith

Broadcast Video- School News: “RJTV Producer Will Munro ’20 takes a look at a concerning epidemic: Juuling and Vaping.” – Will Munro

Broadcast Video Human Interest Feature:RJTV Special Edition: Introducing the JOY Committee.” – Carolynn Felling, Will Munro and the RJTV Crew

Sports Action Photo: “Gridiron Salute”- Armando Maldonado

Column Writing Series for excellence in regular commentary writing– Portfolio – Ryan Tierney

THIRD PLACE AWARDS

Sports Action Photo & Caption: “Fast Pitch” – Armando Maldonado

Broadcast Video Sports Feature: “Regis Jesuit’s Fran Belibi: Stanford Commit and USA Basketball Star.” – Whitney Wiser

Environmental Portrait Photography: “Middle School Work” – Amber Rainsberger

Personality Profile Writing: “The Ones Who Protect.” – Bella Realmuto

HONORABLE MENTION AWARDS

In Depth Sports Coverage Writing: “The Three Sport Wonder: The Student Rarity that is Reshaping RJ Athletics.” by Sam Stern

Column Writing: “Alex Zoellner: RJ Media Columnist” – Alex Zoellner

Sports Action Photo and Caption: “Icing State.” – Armando Maldonado

News Feature Writing: “RCLC Brings Thousands of Cans to St. Joseph’s Parish.” – Chris Faber

Staff Editorial: “Why America Needs Journalists.” – Elevate Magazine Staff

Creative Use of Green Screen: “Rabble TV Ep. 4.” -Will Cassidy , Rabble TV Crew  

Commentary Writing: “A Modern Renaissance: Why Fashion Matters.” – JP Pak

Editorial Cartoon: “Lost Hope: Government Shutdown Editorial Art.” – Joey Paloucci

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