Thursday, April 19, 2018

Knight Writers Place 2nd at Media Day

The journalism team took 2nd place in the University of Nebraska Omaha Media Day Sweepstakes for the small class division which included all schools under 1500 students.  Submissions came from 22 other schools in this category from both Nebraska and Iowa.  The sweepstakes was calculated from point values given to each entry based on merit.

The following journalism students placed individually:

Cole Kalkowski, Ben Bies, Hudson Hohman and Joey Recker (In-depth News Stories)

  • 1st place-Opioid Crisis: In-depth
  • 3rd place – North Korean: In-depth


Kevin Zhang-1st Place Cartoon
Kolton Koubsky-1st place Feature writing
Cole Kalkowsi-3rd place Two-page layout
Jimmy Crotty -3rd place entertainment review writing
Skyler Davis- 3rd place New Story Broadcast

The newspaper itself also received 3rd place.