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Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists in Region 8

Mass Communications majors won Mark of Excellence Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists in Region 8, which covers Oklahoma and Texas.

      Madi Alexander and Hailey Holloway won first place with one entry and were finalists with another in the Television In-Depth Reporting category. The two were also finalists in the In-Depth Reporting category, and OCU-TV was a finalist for Best All-Around Television Newscast.

      Regional winners automatically advance to the national SBJ competition.

      Overall, OCU broadcast students have won a total of 21 awards for the 2012-2013 school year; 12 were in multi-state competitions, and nine were in a statewide competition.

      Of those awards, 10 were for News on the Twos and its content, and 11 were for other creative products such as commercials and music videos.