OU Daily staffers earn 18 Gold Circle honors from Columbia Scholastic Press Association

Staffers from The OU Daily earned 18 Gold Circle honors this week in results honoring individual pieces of digital and print student journalism as announced by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association.

First-place honors went to: 

Second-place honors went to: 

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Certificates of Merit went to: 

According to the Columbia Scholastic Press Association, honorees were selected from more than 4,100 entrants in 91 categories across collegiate and high school journalism as judged by experienced journalists and educators familiar with the context surrounding student media. Gold Circles were first awarded in 1984.   

Separately, The Daily and Crimson Quarterly are up for Gold or Silver Crown honors, which are the highest accolades CSPA bestows for overall excellence in publications. Those results will be released Wednesday, March 30. The Daily has earned Crown honors each of the past six years, the longest consecutive stretch on record in the organization’s history. Crimson Quarterly, which was founded in 2015 and later became an extension of the journalism previously produced by Sooner yearbook, is a finalist for the first time in its history.