Monday, June 6, 2011

Two Undergrads Win AEJMC Awards

By Xueying Luo

Chu Yang
Two undergraduate students in the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University won two awards at the international writing contest at the 2011 national Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) convention.

Junior, Chu Yang, with the story about “Rap in the Name of Buddha,” won 1st place in the 2011 student international multimedia news story contest. Alex Stuckey, senior, got the 3rd place award for her story titled “Fuel Briquettes Help Reduce Charcoal Usage.” The contest is organized by the International Communication Division (ICD) of the AEJMC.

Alex Stuckey
Both students took the Foreign Correspondence class with Dr. Yusuf Kalyango in winter quarter, 2011. Their stories from the Foreign Correspondence class were published by the United Press International (UPI) university website and in the Institute for International Journalism (IIJ)’s international news e-magazine, The Global Spotlight. The e-magazine is distributed worldwide to 18 media advocacy agencies and news organizations.

Yang will receive a certificate and an award of $100. Stuckey will receive a certificate and a $50 award. The certificates and awards will be given at the ICD’s business meeting at the AEJMC’s national convention. The convention will be held in St. Louis, Missouri, from Aug. 10 to Aug. 13.

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