The Butler Collegian had three winners and three finalists in the small newspapers category at the Society of Professional Journalists Region 5 awards banquet April 12 in Chicago. 

From left: Maggie Monson, copy desk chief and opinion columnist; Mallory Duncan, Arts, Etc. assistant editor; Marais Jacon-Duffy, news editor; Katie Goodrich and Natalie Smith, assistant news editors; Matthew VanTryon, assistant sports editor; Colin Likas, editor in chief.

From left: Maggie Monson, copy desk chief and opinion columnist; Mallory Duncan, Arts, Etc. assistant editor; Marais Jacon-Duffy, news editor; Katie Goodrich and Natalie Smith, assistant news editors; Matthew VanTryon, assistant sports editor; Colin Likas, editor in chief.

The three winners go on to compete in the national competition against 11 other SPJ region winners. 

Winners were:

Colin Likas, general news reporting, for “Red Ink,” which ran in the Oct. 16, 2013, Collegian.

Maggie Monson, opinion column, for “You don’t have to look sick to be sick,” Nov. 6, 2013. 

Audrey Meyer, editorial cartooning, for “Parking Ticket.”

Finalists were:

Marais Jacon-Duffy and Taylor Meador, breaking news, for “Butler mourns America’s dog,” Sept. 24, 2013.

Adam Winay, general news reporting, for “$14,738,745 and no one’s talking about where it’s going,” April 24, 2013.

Kyle Beery, sports reporting, for “Barlow desires to coach after playing days,” March 6, 2013.

The region includes collegiate newspapers from Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky.

 

Media contact:
Marc Allan
mallan@butler.edu
317-940-9822