LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication Student Journalists Nominated for Eight Associated Press Awards

February 28, 2018
Baton Rouge, LA – Students from LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication are nominated for eight prestigious awards in the 2017 Louisiana-Mississippi Associated Press Broadcasters and Media Editors College contest.

The Daily Reveille, LSU’s student newspaper, was nominated for six awards – more than any other college newspaper in Louisiana or Mississippi. Tiger TV, the student television station, was nominated for two awards.

In total, twelve college newspapers submitted 143 entries, ten college television stations submitted 115 entries, and five college radio stations submitted 26 entries in the contest, which featured news and sports stories from 2017.

“The Manship School has a long history of excellence in student journalism, and the experiential education we offer allows students to hone their investigative, writing, editing and storytelling skills to ensure their work resonates with audiences on all platforms,” Jerry Ceppos, dean of the Manship School, said. “These award nominations underscore the fact that our students are excelling in the field before they ever walk across the stage with their degree.”

The Manship School has student finalists in eight of 30 award categories:

The awards in actual order of finish – first and second places – will be announced at the Louisiana-Mississippi AP Broadcasters and Media Editors College awards banquet, Saturday, April 7, at the World War II Museum in New Orleans. Banquet registration information will be posted to

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