The OU Daily learned Friday that it is a 2019 hybrid news Gold Crown winner as named by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association. It was one of five newsrooms selected nationally in the hybrid news category for online/print publications. In addition to The Daily, others to receive the honor were:
Ball State Daily
Indiana Daily Student
Iowa State Daily
The Daily Pennsylvanian
Crown honorees were honored in New York. Entries were drawn from work produced in the 2017-18 academic year, when Jesse Pound was the fall editor and Kelli Stacy was the spring editor.
Last year The Daily won a Silver Crown.