Drake Magazine has received the top award in college journalism, winning a national Pacemaker honor at the recent Associated Collegiate Press and College Media Association convention in Louisville, Ky.

Urban Plains, the multimedia website produced by Drake School of Journalism and Mass Communication seniors, also won Associated Collegiate Press awards:

  • Second place, multimedia feature: Urban Plains, Katherine Bauer, Genna Clemen and Jess Lynk
  • Fifth place, multimedia sports: Urban Plains, Matthew Gogerty and Adam Rogan

In the College Media Association competition, Drake won four Pinnacle awards:

  • Best Magazine Contents Page/Spread: First Place, Drake Magazine
  • Best Online Main Page: Second Place, Urban Plains
  • Best Portrait: Second Place, Urban Plains
  • Best Arts and Entertainment Story: Third Place, Urban Plains