The Daily Iowan takes home 13 Iowa Newspaper Association Awards

The Daily Iowan takes home 13 Iowa Newspaper Association Awards

The Daily Iowan, the University of Iowa’s student-run newspaper, won 13 first-place awards at the 2019 Iowa Newspaper Association Awards. The awards were announced during the INA’s annual banquet Feb. 8 in Des Moines. 

With 73 total points from first-, second- and third-place finishes, The Daily Iowan earned the sixth most points among all newspapers in Iowa. The newspaper also finished second in General Excellence for the third consecutive year among daily newspapers with a circulation of less than 10,000.

First Place

News Story: Gage Miskimen (Covering a tragedy: the UI’s 1991 shooting)

Master Columnist: Wylliam Smith

Sports Photo: Ben Smith

News Feature Photo: James Year

Photo Story: Ben Smith (A fork in the road)

Slideshow: Ben Smith (UWW Freestyle World Cup Recap)

Video: James Year (Released: Iowa City suspension)

Newspaper Website

Use of Social Media

Headline Writing

Use of Graphics

Newspaper Marketing

Ad Featuring Grocery/Food/Entertainment

Second Place

News Feature Photo: Olivia Sun

Slideshow: Joshua Housing (Life in the anomaly lane)

Community Leadership 

Total Newspaper Design

Series: Staff (DI 150th coverage and profiles)

Sports Section 

Feature Page

Ad Designer: Heidi Owen

Special Section Advertising (Pregame Iowa vs. Ohio State)

Ad Featuring Financial, Insurance or Other Professional service

Third Place

Excellence in Editorial Writing: Isabella Rosario

News Feature Photo: James Year

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