2021 Award Winners
Cronkite students have won more awards than any other school in the nation. Check back to see a list of our 2021 awards coming soon.
Arizona Press Club Awards
Cronkite students captured nearly 30 awards — including seven professional awards and all eight first-place awards in the student categories — in the 2020 Arizona Press Club contest.
Statewide health reporting
- First: Stephanie Innes, ‘We have seen so much death’: Treating the sickest COVID-19 patients”
Spanish-language feature reporting
- First: Allison Barton, Cronkite Noticias, “Piden equidad en tratamientos de problemas alimenticios en gente de color”
- Second: Tina Giuliano, Cronkite Noticias, “Falta de conocimiento de vital técnica hace más vulnerables a vecindarios hispanos”
The Don Bolles Award for Investigative Reporting
- Second: Staff of the Howard Center for Investigative Journalism. “Homeland Secrets”
Statewide education reporting
- First: Daja E. Henry and Kimberly Rapanut, Carnegie-Knight News21, “‘Hit twice as hard’: Children with disabilities face onslaught of challenges “
Statewide business reporting
- First: Katie Surma, Anne Mickey and Jamie Fields, “Nationwide Insurance bought one of the state’s most valuable parcels of land in Scottsdale. It also got a great deal”
- Third: Molly Bohannon, Jamie Fields, Megan Lupo and Natalie Walters, “Closed racetracks are leaving many thoroughbreds with nowhere to go”
First-place Student Awards
Student investigative reporting
- First: Wyatt Myskow, Andrew Onodera and Piper Hansen, The State Press, “ASU’s sexual assault investigation processes leave survivors traumatized, often without justice”
Student news reporting
- First: Delia C. Johnson and Jill Ryan, Carnegie-Knight News21, “‘Super-predator’ legacy: How children end up in the adult justice system”
Student features reporting
- First: Jonmaesha Beltran, Cronkite News, “‘I wanted to do more than hold a sign’: Street medic crew forms out of Black Lives Matter protests”
Student arts, culture and food
- First: McKenzie Allen-Charmley, Cronkite News, “Many Navajos face pandemic without running water, tribal members urged to ‘lift each other up’”
Student sports reporting
- First: Averi Roberts, Cronkite News, “Lending a hand(print): Athletes raise awareness for missing, murdered Indigenous women”
Student photojournalism: News
- First: Valerie Moffat, The State Press, “George Floyd BLM protests”
Student photojournalism: Sports
- First: Samantha Chow, The State Press, “Gymnast”
Student photojournalism: FeaturesFirst: Samantha Chow, The State Press, “Feeling blue”
AAJA Journalism Excellence Awards
Jack Harris won the Asian American Journalists Association’s General Excellence Award in the student category for a story about a young trailblazer who is making a name for herself as a professional skateboarder.
Harris, now a sports reporter for the Los Angeles Times, wrote the story, “Young, small, but mighty: Skateboarder Sky Brown shreds path toward Olympics,” while interning at the newspaper.
AAJA annually recognizes outstanding coverage of Asian American and Pacific Islander issues.
Associated Collegiate Press
Andrew Howard won the 2020 Story of the Year from the Associated Collegiate Press for his breaking news story on the resignation of Kurt Volker from his position as the U.S. Special Envoy for Ukraine following reports of collaboration between himself, Ukraine and former President Donald Trump.
Howard’s story, published in The State Press, was the first to confirm Volker’s resignation.
Other ACP awards:
- Third: Delia Johnson and Kyley Warren, Cronkite News, ‘“We can help ourselves:’Native women come together to confront high rates of maternal mortality”
- Honorable mention: Molly Stellino, The State Press, “ASU abandoned most of its operational sustainability goals”
The ACP is a division of the national Scholastic Press Association.
Association of Food Journalists
Two students received 2020 awards from the professional food journalists’ association.
Best Writing on Food, Student Division
- First: Molly Stellino, Cronkite News, “Produce rescue: Nogales group feeds vulnerable communities as it fights food waste”
- Third: Carissa Wigginton, Cronkite News, “Hatchery near Flagstaff undergoes $3.3 million in renovations to raise trout in the desert”
Association of Health Care Journalists Awards
Cronkite students dominated the national AHCJ Awards for Excellence in Health Care Journalism, sweeping the top three spots in the student category.
- First: Howard Center for Investigative Journalism, “COVID’s Invisible Victims” and “Caring for COVID’s Invisible Victims”
- Second: Cronkite News, “COVID in Indian Country”
- Third: Cronkite News, “Life Is … Confronting Youth Suicide in Arizona”
AVA Digital Awards
Public Relations Lab students brought home seven awards in the 2020 AVA Digital Awards program for creating web-based productions and a digital marketing campaign for various clients.
● Gold: Chad Bramlett, Jennifer Gordon, Brianna McKissick, Daniella Rudoy and Lisa Travis, “Power Play: Facing Futures Together” for Phoenix Children’s Hospital
● Gold: Chad Bramlett, Jennifer Gordon, Brianna McKissick, Nicole Nelson, Daniella Rudoy and Lisa Travis, “Ten Across Water Summit: Event Recap”
● Gold: Nicole Nelson, Nathaniel Thrash, Zachariah Willoughby and Alexandra Wolfe, “PRSA Phoenix Chapter Website Redesign” for the Public Relations Society of America Phoenix Chapter
● Gold: Ellen Pierce, abdLisa Travis, “The Humphrey Fellowship Program: The American Impact” for the U.S. Department of State, Institute of International Education
● Platinum: Ellen Pierce and Lisa Travis, “African Humphrey Voices: Building a Better Future for Our Continent,” for the U.S. Department of State, Institute of International Education
● Platinum: Ellen Pierce, “Future Security Forum Promotional Video,” for the ASU Center on the Future of War
● Platinum: Israel Gonzalez, Ellen Pierce and Emma Sounart, “Save Camelback: A Phoenix Icon” for Save Camelback Mountain organization
Cronkite News students were part of a national project documenting health care workers who died during COVID-19 pandemic that was awarded a prestigious Batten Medal from the News Leaders Association.
“Lost on the Frontline” was created by the Guardian and Kaiser Health News to collect the obituaries of more than 3,600 healthcare workers who died of the virus. Cronkite News reporters were invited to join the national effort and contributed 10 profiles.
Cronkite students who contributed to the project are Anthony Wallace, Katherine Sypher, Jonmaesha Beltran, Lauren Serrato, Kyla Pearce, Hannah Foote, Caitlynn McDaniel and Haley Lorenzen.
Best of the West
Carnegie-Knight News21’s “Kids Imprisoned,” a project about the American juvenile criminal justice system, was awarded first place for online presentation in the 2021 Best of the West contest.
News21 outperformed professional journalists from established newspapers in the Western U.S., placing above the Los Angeles Times and the Seattle Times.
BEA Festival of Media Arts Awards
Cronkite students again won the most news division awards in the 2021 National Broadcast Education Association’s annual Festival of Media Arts competition. Students took home 26 awards in TV, radio, documentary, podcast and video categories.
Additionally, Caitlynn McDaniel won a “Best of Festival Award,” the top prize in the student news category. Her radio story “Wildlife Trade,” which aired on KJZZ radio, the Phoenix NPR station, explored the impact of illegal wildlife trade on the health of animals and humans and how it can lead to zoonotic diseases such as COVID-19.
- Tie: Caitlynn McDaniel, “Wildlife Trade” and Jill Ryan, “School Plans for COVID-19”
TV Newscast (4 to 5 times a week)
- Alexa Fuenmayor and Chayanne Moreno, Nov. 9, 2020, newscast
TV News Anchor
- Tyler Manion, anchor reel
Radio Hard News
- Jill Ryan, “One on One Learning in Flagstaff”
- Molly Duerig, “Operation Agent Touch”
Copper Anvil Award
Cronkite Public Relations Lab students won a Copper Anvil Award of Merit in Integrated Communications for its “Native America” public relations campaign to help millennials better understand Native American culture. The Copper Anvil Award encourages and recognizes excellence in public relations. It is considered one of the highest honors in the industry.
PR Lab students won top honors in the 2020 and 2021 international dotCOMM awards, which honor excellence in web creativity and digital communication.
Digital Marketing Campaign
- Gold: Partnership with Native Americans
- Platinum: Antstream Arcade (Digital Marketing Campaign)
Online Feature Story
- Gold: Ariana Diaz, “The success of Charli Turner Thorne: How she has become one of ASU’s greatest coaches”
Interactive Brand Experience/Digital Marketing Campaign
- Gold: e-commerce experience strategy for Taylor Morrison homebuilders
Earned media, article or news placement
- Platinum: media pitch, “Big Brothers Big Sisters – mentors needed”
Education Digital Marketing Awards
Students in Cronkite’s Digital Audiences Lab won top marks in the EDMAAwards for their work developing digital campaigns for clients. The competition recognizes the best educational websites, digital content, electronic communications, mobile media and social media in the country.
Annual or Community Report
- Gold: Digital Audiences Lab, “Global Sport Matters strategic plan”
Digital Publication Campaign
- Gold: PR Lab, “Future Tense fictional stories campaign”
- Gold: PR Lab, Zócalo Public Square, “When Women Vote”
Education Writers Association
Student reporter Anthony J. Wallace and photographer Megan Marples won first in feature writing in the EWA contest, competing in the professional category for their story, “‘It’s creating a new normal’: A Navajo school district and its students fight to overcome amid COVID-19,” published at Cronkite News.
Edward R. Murrow Student Awards
The Carnegie-Knight News21 project “Kids Imprisoned” won two out of the eight Murrow Awards awarded to college journalists in 2021.
The project won a Murrow for best digital reporting and another for best podcast.
The podcast, produced by students Anthony J. Wallace and Katherine Sypher, told the story of how kids in the juvenile justice system have dramatically different outcomes, depending on the law in the places they live and the adults involved in their cases.
The Murrow Awards are administered by the Radio Television Digital News Association to honor outstanding achievements in broadcast and digital journalism nationally.
Cronkite students took more awards than any school in the country in the collegiate division of Editor & Publisher magazine’s prestigious national EPPY Award contest honoring the best in digital news publishing.
Students earned a total of five awards, and received top honors in three categories. The Howard Center for Investigative Reporting won two of the first-place honors and was a finalist in a third category.
Best News Story on a College Website
- First: Howard Center for Investigative Journalism, “COVID’S Invisible Victims”
- Finalist: Howard Center for Investigative Reporting, “Operation Agent Touch”
Best Feature Story on a College Website
- First: Madeline Ackley, Cronkite News, “Deported U.S. veterans find aid, comfort in a Tijuana bunker”
Best College Investigative or Documentary Story or Project
- First: Howard Center for Investigative Reporting, “Homeland Secrets”
- Finalist: Carnegie-Knight News21, “Kids Imprisoned”
Hearst Journalism Awards
Cronkite finished among the the top five journalism schools in the country in the prestigious Hearst Journalism Awards program, often referred to as the Pulitzer’s of college journalism.
Students placed second in broadcast, third in writing, seventh in multimedia and 17th in photojournalism. The school finished fifth overall.
More than 100 journalism schools around the country compete throughout the year in monthly contests that culminate in a national championship for top scorers. Cronkite students Katelyn Keenehan and Emma VandenEinde competed in the 2020-2021 championships, with VandenEinde placing second in the radio and Keenehan earning third in television.
Students who placed in the top 12 in the monthly contests:
- First: Katelyn Keenehan, Cronkite News, “Pascua Yaqui Water Pipeline,” “COVID-19 Rise in Prisons” and “Minimum Wage Rally”
- Second: Tyler Manion, Cronkite News, “Rural COVIDAZ,” “Democrats Celebrate Biden Nomination” and “Social media mental health”
- Fifth: Michael Gutnick, Cronkite News, “Tale of two brothers: Brinson, Steenn Pasichnuk share hockey journey from ASU to San Jose”
- 12th: Jordan Rogers, Cronkite News, “Lawsuit claims concussions turned ASU linebacker Jason Franklin’s dreams to despair”
Audio News & Features
- Fifth: Emma VandenEinde, Blaze Radio, “Rosie’s House” and “Thanksgiving Drive Through”
- Seventh: Kevin Pirehpour, Cronkite News, “Neighbors hope for relief from crematorium smoke as COVID-19 deaths decrease”
- Sixth: Jake Santo, Cronkite News, ‘She’s got a part of us with her’: Donor family confident son’s heart is in the right place”
- 10th: Jamie Landers, Teen Vogue, “Aging Out of Foster Care During COVID-19: Pandemic Brings Additional Challenges”
Multimedia Journalism – Innovative Storytelling and Audience Engagement
- Ninth: Jennifer Alvarez, Cronkite News, “Virtual Pow Wow Dancing”
Multimedia Journalism – News or Enterprise/Individual
- 12th: Ike Everard, Free Cap Hill Project, “The People of Chop”
Hermes Creative Awards
Cronkite PR Lab students won three 2020 Hermes Creative Awards honoring the creative industry’s best publications, branding collateral, websites, videos and advertising, marketing and communication programs.
Integrated Marketing Campaign, Print Media
- Gold: “Antstream Arcade”
Microsite, Electronic Media/Social Media
- Gold: “Drug Prevention Task Force”
- Honorable mention: “Native Aware”
IBS Media Awards
Blaze Radio, ASU’s student radio station, took home top awards at the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Media Awards, including one for best university station serving more than 10,000 students.
- Best Streaming Station with More than 10,000 students, Blaze Radio
- Best Baseball/Softball Play-by-Play, Gareth Kwok
- Best Sports Talk Program – The Spurge, Jordan Spurgeon
The Howard Center for Investigative Journalism won the top collegiate award in investigative journalism from Investigative Reporters & Editors for its probe of federal police shootings.
“Homeland Secrets” took first place in the large student category for revealing how agents from Homeland Security Investigations, a little known investigative unit of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, were involved in civilian shootings around the country, many of which had not been publicly investigated.
Carnegie-Knight News21’s “Kid Imprisoned,” an investigation of juvenile justice in America, was a finalist. And ASU’s The State Press also was a finalist in the small student category for a reporting project that led to new university policies on helping survivors of sexual assault.
Los Angeles Press Club Awards
Two Cronkite students won top awards competing against professionals in the 2020 Los Angeles Press Club Awards. They also took two first places and a second place in student categories.
Professional Competition – Online
News Feature – General News
- First: Grayson Schmidt, Cronkite News, “Role Reversal: Teen Caring for Father with Alzheimer’s Shares Her Experience”
Sports News or Feature
- Second: Evan Desai and Scott Rowe, Cronkite News, “St. John Bosco: NCAA ‘Football Factory’ Is Based on Brotherhood”
Feature Writing – Print or Online, Sports/Arts
- First: Jack Harris, “At Los Alamitos’ Opening Day of Horse Racing, a Feeling of ‘Less Stress’,” published by the Los Angeles Times
Feature Writing – Print or Online, Sociopolitical Feature
- First: Grayson Schmidt, Cronkite News, “Return to ‘the Rock’: Original Alcatraz Occupier Retraces Steps during 50th Anniversary”
Personality Profile, Public Personalities — Any platform
- Second: Jack Harris, “Young, Small, but Mighty: Skateboarder Sky Brown Shreds Path Toward Olympics,” published by the Los Angeles Times
The State Press, ASU’s student media outlet, won three awards in the Maggie competition, which honors excellence in publishing and media each year.
Best Print Cover, Student
- The State Press Magazine Money Issue, March 2020
- The State Press Magazine Principles Issue, Nov. 2020
Best Print Article, Student:
- Joseph Perez and Kiera Riley , The State Press, “Tripped up: Psychedelics” Emergence in American Health Care
NABJ Salute to Excellence
Cronkite students won four first-place awards in the National Association of Black Journalists’ 2020 Salute to Excellence competition.
Digital Media – Graduate – Online Sports Reporting
- Alex Simon, Cronkite News, “Becoming Kyler Murray: Cardinals quarterback refined skills in heart of football country”
Digital Media – Undergraduate – Online News Reporting
- Farah Eltohamy, Cronkite News, “2020 Census: Middle Easterners and North Africans don’t fit the box”
Digital Media – Undergraduate – Online Sports Reporting
- Stephen Perez, Cronkite News, “More Than a Name: Son of a Hall of Famer, Hamilton’s Brenden Rice Hopes to Forge Own Path”
Newspaper – Undergraduate – Feature Reporting
- Chase Hunter B., The State Press Magazine, “Rashad Shabazz’s Chicago”
National Native Media Awards
The Native American Journalists Association honored these students for their work covering Indian Country. Two students competed against professional journalists in the professional and associate divisions to win awards.
Print/Online Print/Online – Best Health Coverage
- First: McKenzie Allen-Charmley, Cronkite News, “Many Navajos face pandemic without running water, tribal members urged to lift each other up”
Print/Online – Best Coverage of Native America
- First: Madeline Ackley, Cronkite News, “Native American veterans still struggling to get the health care they were promised”
- Third: Anthony J. Wallace, Cronkite News, “Pandemic shines light on complex coexistence of modern times, traditional ways on Navajo Nation”
TV – Best Feature Story
- First: McKenzie Allen-Charmley, Cronkite News, “Navajo Firewood”
Print/ Online – Best Feature Story
- First: Joseph Perez, The State Press, “Live más: Overnight at the Taco Bell on Apache”
- Second: Joseph Perez, The State Press, “My mom is a nurse in the face of a pandemic”
- Third: Noah Huerta, Turning Points Magazine, “The tight-knit town of Guadalupe”
Print/Online – Best News Photo
- First: Raphael Romero Ruiz, azcentral.com, “Protesters at border wall site on Hia-Ced O’odham territory ends in standoff”
Print/Online – Best Editorial
- First: Raphael Romero Ruiz, The State Press, “Forgotten Footsteps”
NYX Marcom Awards
Public Relations Lab and Digital Audiences Lab students were recognized with 2020 NYX Marcom Awards for excellence in marketing and communication. The international competition is administered by the Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals.
Strategic Communications, Marketing/Promotion Campaign, Digital Marketing
- Gold: Digital Audiences Lab, “Future Tense fictional stories campaign”
PR Media Relations/Publicity
- Gold: PR Lab, “Big Brothers Big Sisters – mentors needed”
- Gold: PR Lab, “Fiesta Bowl Wishes for Teachers”
Content Marketing & Writing
- Gold: PR Lab, “ASU athletics coach and student athlete stories”
Online News Association
“State of Emergency,” by Carnegie-Knight News21 students, won the top student Pro-Am award in the 2020 Online Journalism Awards.
The project examined state and federal responses to natural disasters, highlighting large discrepancies in state and federal aid provided to communities across the country.
The Online Journalism Awards honor data journalism, investigative journalism, public service, climate change reporting and community engagement.
PR Lab students received 11 Remi awards at the 2020 WorldFest-Houston film festival for film and video production, and commercials and public service announcements. Of more than 4,500 entries, 10% were selected for awards.
- Silver: Ellen Pierce, “Future Security Forum Promotional Video” for ASU Center on the Future of War
- Silver: Chad Bramlett, Jennifer Gordon, Brianna McKissick, Daniella Rudoy and Lisa Travis, “Power Play: Event Recap” for Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation
- Silver: Ellen Pierce and Lisa Travis, “African Humphrey Voices: Jake Okechukwu Effoduh” for U.S. State Department/Humphrey Fellowship 40th Anniversary Celebration
TV Commercials/ PSA
- Silver: Lisa Travis, “Save the Date to Power Up with Phoenix Children’s Hospital” for Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation
New Media – Websites
- Silver: Nicole Nelson, Nathaniel Thrash, Zachariah Willoughby and Alexandra Wolfe, “Public Relations Society of America Website” for Public Relations Society of America/Phoenix Chapter
Film and Video production
- Bronze: Chad Bramlett, Jennifer Gordon, Brianna McKissick, Daniella Rudoy and Lisa Travis, “Power Play: Meet Brendan, AKA Blue Bulldog” for Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation
- Bronze: Israel Gonzalez, Ellen Pierce and Emma Sounart, “Save Camelback: The Legend of the Landmark”
- Bronze: Ellen Pierce and Lisa Travis, for videos celebrating the U.S. State Department/Humphrey Fellowship 40th Anniversary
- Bronze: Ellen Pierce and Lisa Travis, “The Humphrey Legacy” for U.S. State Department/Humphrey Fellowship 40th Anniversary Celebration
- Bronze: Chad Bramlett, Jennifer Gordon, Brianna McKissick, Daniella Rudoy and Lisa Travis, “Power Play: Meet Brendan, AKA Blue Bulldog” for Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation
Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award
The Carnegie-Knight News21 investigative report “Kids Imprisoned,” a project about juvenile justice in America, won the prestigious 2021 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award. It was the third consecutive year that News21 has won the award and the sixth RFK for the school – the most of any journalism school in the country.
The RFK Journalism Awards program honors outstanding reporting on issues that reflect Kennedy’s passions, including human rights, social justice and the power of individual action in the U.S. and around the world.
Cronkite students who participated in the “Kids Imprisoned” project were José-Ignacio Castañeda Perez, Kelsey Collesi Ekeberg, Daja E. Henry, Delia C. Johnson, Chloe Jones, Franco LaTona, Haillie Parker, Kimberly Rapanut, Jill Ryan, Calah Schlabach, Katherine Sypher and Anthony J. Wallace.
Rocky Mountain Emmy Student Production Awards
Cronkite students took home seven Student Production Awards in five categories in the 43rd annual Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards, bringing to 64 the number of awards students have won since 2009.
- Sean Rice, reporter, “Young At Heart On Water Skis”
College Public Affairs/Community Service
- Jordan Elder, reporter, “Covid Compilation”
College Craft: Talent
- Jordan Evans, weather
- Marcella Baietto anchor
College Craft: Video Essay (Single Camera Only)
- Katelyn Keenehan, videographer / editor, “The Miracle Wish”
College News: General Assignment
- Dylan McKim, reporter, “Firefighter Cancer”
- Shaun Salehi, reporter, “Hockey Pucks for More”
Cronkite students took the top prizes in all three student categories of the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing’s) 26th Annual Best in Business Awards contest honoring the best business reporting in the country.
Student Journalism — Projects and Collaborations category
- First: Katie Surma, Anne Mickey and Jamie Fields, “Nationwide Insurance bought one of the state’s most valuable parcels of land in Scottsdale. It also got a great deal,” published in The Arizona Republic
Student Journalism — Stories for Professional Media Outlets
- First: Natalie Walters, “It’s as if Hurricane Katrina hit every city around the U.S.: How COVID is impacting 5 of the largest nonprofits,” published by the Dallas Morning News
- Honorable mention: Agya K. Aning, “How journalism interns reported on places they’ve never been over the summer,” published at Poynter.org
Student Journalism — Stories for Student Media Outlets
- First: Lauren Hernadez for a three part-series on how California’s wildfires affect farmworkers, wineries and cannabis growers, published at Cronkite News
SPJ National Mark of Excellence Awards
Cronkite students won five first-place awards in the 2020 Society of Professional Journalists Awards competition, recognizing the best collegiate journalism nationally. The Howard Center for Investigative Journalism’s 2020 investigation “Operation Agent Touch,” was named “Best in Show” among the first-place winners.
The Howard Center project revealed how agents of ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations unit engaged in sex acts with women they thought could be victims of sex-trafficking, torpedoing a major undercover operation in Western Arizona.
The national winners:
Feature Photography (Large)
- Nicole Neri, “Capturing and documenting trauma in Panama”
Radio News Reporting
- Caitlynn McDaniel, “Phoenix area restaurants survival”
Television Sports Reporting
- Michael Gutnick, “Skating through adversity”
Online In-Depth Reporting
- Calah Schlabach, Nino Abdaladze, Daja Henry, Anthony J. Wallace, “Panama – where the world waits at America’s door”
Online News Reporting
- Staff of Howard Center for Investigative Journalism, “Operation Agent Touch”
SPJ Regional Mark of Excellence Awards
Cronkite swept eight categories and tallied more than 51 awards in the regional SPJ competition, more than triple any other school in the region, which includes Arizona, California, Guam, Hawaii, Nevada and the Mariana Islands.
Students earned 16 first-place finishes that advanced them to the national competition and swept nine categories. In addition to the national winners listed above, the first-place regional finishes were:
Non-Fiction Magazine Article
- Katherine Sypher, Anthony J. Wallace, “Thoughts, prayers & stem cells”
Radio In-Depth Reporting
- Caitlynn McDaniel, “Zoonotic diseases traced to illegal wildlife trade”
Radio Sports Reporting
- Jonah Hrkal, “Gabe Trujillo, Spanish-speaking PBP voice of AZ Cardinals”
Television Feature Reporting
- Jennifer Alvarez, “Virtual pow wow dancing”
Television General News Reporting
- Dylan McKim, “Firefighter cancer”
Television In-Depth Reporting
- Katelyn Keenehan, “COVID prisons”
Broadcast Feature Videography
- Jennifer Alvarez, “Virtual pow wow dancing”
Video game reporting
- Connor Van Ligten, “Arizona Smash community faces challenge during pandemic”
Best All-Around Television News Magazine
- Cronkite Sports Report: Season 13, Episode 1 – by Cronkite News: Phoenix Sports Bureau Staff
Online Sports Reporting
- Jordan Rogers, “Lawsuit claims concussions turned ASU linebacker Jason Franklin’s dreams to despair”
Online Feature Reporting
- Jonmaesha Beltran, “‘I wanted to do more than hold a sign’: Street medic crew forms out of Black Lives Matter protests”