The Daily learned this week it so far has five honorees in contention for the Associated Collegiate Press’ individual awards.
• Breaking news for Jordan Miller, Bailey Lewis and Nick Hazelrigg’s coverage of Gaylord College professor Peter Gade using a racial slur in class.
• In-depth story for Jana Hayes’ examination of the impact of a professor’s sexual relationship with a student that led to his departure from the university.
• Feature for George Stoia’s profile of gymnast Maggie Nichols.
• Sports feature for Stoia’s account of how football families celebrate the holidays away from home during bowl season.
• Environmental portrait for Caitlyn Epes’ image of an OU wrestler who also plays a classical instrument.
Winners in all individual categories, as well as the organizational Pacemaker Awards, will be announced Oct. 22 at the Fall National College Media Convention.