Student journalists from Lipscomb University, Tennessee State University and Volunteer State Community College took home honors today in the Society of Professional Journalists' Mark of Excellence competition for Region 12.
Lipscomb took first place awards for breaking television reporting, online news reporting and best independent online student publication, along with a second-place finish in breaking news photography.
TSU won first place for best all-around radio newscast for WTST AM-1600's Tiger News Network reports.
Vol State took home first place for best student magazine in the two-year college category.
The awards were given out today during the regional conference on the Lipscomb campus.
Congrats to our local winners! For details on all the winners, check out the complete list below.
2011 Society of Professional Journalists Region 12 Mark of Excellence Awards results