Two Broadcast Journalism Majors Win Regional Crystal Pillar Awards
November 26, 2012
Two Columbia College Chicago broadcast journalism students won Crystal Pillar Awards on November 18, and others were nominated.
Eileen Sears won best sports feature for her piece on sled hockey for the Multimedia Sports Reporting class' television show Beyond the Game.
Jade Lagestee took home the best arts and entertainment award for her feature about AKIRA, the fashion-centered Chicago-based chain of clothing stores that aired on Metro Minutes.
Student Wyatt Danz was nominated for best spot news reporter, and the student-run program Newsbeat was nominated for best show.
Columbia tied with Northwestern in its number of wins and competed alongside other strong journalism schools in the region, such as Marquette University in Milwaukee.