Daily earns 9 honors in SPJ Region 8 Mark of Excellence contest, including best magazine

Summer 2020 Crimson Quarterly.

The OU Daily was honored as having the best large-school college magazine and was named a finalist for best college newspaper in the Society of Professional Journalists’ 2021 Mark of Excellence awards for Region 8, which comprises Oklahoma and Texas, in results announced Saturday.

The Daily’s full list of honorees are: 

The Daily’s five first-place winners now advance to national competition among the other regional winners. National winners will be notified in late spring and honored at SPJ’s convention in October in Washington, D.C.

Mark of Excellence winners were judged by industry professionals with at least three years of experience. Schools in the large division have at least 10,000 students enrolled.