CORVALLIS, Ore. - The Society of Professional Journalists has named The Daily Barometer the best all-around daily student newspaper in Region 10, which includes Washington, Idaho, Oregon, Montana and Alaska.
The Oregon State University student newspaper also took first place in sports column writing and other honors for breaking news and sports writing.
Additionally, members of Oregon State student media's Orange Media Network have received a number of other recent awards:
"Media is a constant evolution, and our Orange Media Network teams are at the start of their own revolution," said Steven Sandberg, Orange Media journalism coordinator and adviser for The Daily Barometer, KBVR-TV, KBVR-FM.
"This year, those big steps were about investing in their skills. They now hold daily reviews with reporters, have regular critiques with advisers and lead their own workshops with staff. Our students' willingness to learn and try new things has increased the quality of their work, and these awards show that."
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