Troy University student media placed in various divisions of the Southeastern Journalism Conference’s (SEJC) “Best in the South” 2013 contest.
Together, Troy University students involved in the Tropolitan and Trojan Vision earned 13 awards.
Media students in the Tropolitan accounted for six of the awards given to students by SEJC.
Karli Mauldin, a senior multimedia major from Franklin, Tenn., ranked ninth in the division of best news writer. Mauldin is currently the assistant news editor of the Tropolitan.
Zachary Winslett, a senior history major from Calera, ranked eighth in the division of best arts and entertainment writer. Winslett is currently the arts and entertainment editor of the Tropolitan.
Kelcie Hathcock, a 2013 Troy University print journalism graduate from Geneva, ranked second in the division of best press photographer. Hathcock currently works at Enterprise State Community College as the coordinator of marketing and media relations.
Brandon Murray, a 2013 Troy University graphic design graduate from Montgomery, ranked fifth in the division of best news-editorial/illustrator. Murray is currently working at Books-a-Million.
Carson Brown, a senior graphic design major from Daphne, ranked second in the division of best newspaper page layout designer. Brown is currently the graphics designer for the Tropolitan.
Brittany DeLong, a 2013 Troy University multimedia graduate from Goshen, and former co-business manager for the Tropolitan, ranked seventh in the division of the best advertising staff member.
Media students in TrojanVision accounted for three of the awards given to students by SEJC. TrojanVision ranked sixth in the division of best college television station. Trojan Vision ranked fourth in the division of the best college video news program.
Christina Cook, a senior broadcast journalism major from Mobile, ranked third in the division of best television hard news reporter.
Troy Radio students and staff accounted for four of the awards given to Troy University media students.
Danielle Percival, a senior broadcast journalism major from Wetumpka, ranked fifth in the division of best television journalist. Percival is currently a sports reporter for TrojanVision.
Nathalie Boyd, a 2013 Troy University broadcast journalism graduate Mobile, ranked second in the division of best radio hard news reporter and second in the division of best radio journalist. Boyd is currently working as an administrative assistant for the American Occupational Therapy Association.
Paul Boger ranked first in the division of best radio news feature reporter.
The awards were chosen from 440 qualified entries.