CMG creative staffer takes home first place for display ad, Manhappenin’ magazine and Royal Purple score national placings

On October 24, 2018, two staffers from the Collegian Media Group and Collegian Media Group assistant director Spencer O’Daniel traveled to Louisville for the ACP/CMA National College Media Convention.

Please congratulate the following students and student publications for their accomplishments at this conference. Noteworthy mentions include our first-ever individual 1st place entry for creative team member Acacia Thalmann, and Manhappenin’ magazine snagging a 3rd place finish in best college magazine in their 1st year of competition. The Royal Purple yearbook was also named was one of the best three yearbooks in the country.

Pinnacle award winners
Four-year feature magazine of the year-3rd place-Manhappenin’ magazine
Best Display Ad-1st place-Acacia Thalmann @athalmann-The Collegian
Best Display Ad-Honorable Mention-Allie Dieter @adeweese-Manhappenin’ magazine
Best Yearbook Sports Page/Spread-Andrew Nevins-Royal Purple yearbook
Best Yearbook Feature Page/Spread-Andrew Nevins-Royal Purple yearbook

Pacemaker WINNER-Best yearbook in the country-2017 Royal Purple yearbook

Best of Show-yearbook over 300 pages-3rd place-2018 Royal Purple yearbook