Student Journalists Win 2021 TAPME Awards

The TCU Student Media logo with a frog and the vision statement.We congratulate our TCU Student Media journalists, who placed in seven categories in this year’s Texas Associated Press Managing Editors awards contest. The awards recognize outstanding journalism as practiced by the state‚Äôs daily newspapers.

TEAM EFFORT
First place – Renee Umsted, Haley Cabrera, Connor Cash, Haeven Gibbons, Braden Roux, Matthew Sgroi, Charlotte Tomlinson: Game Day in Fort Worth

ONLINE NEWS COVERAGE
First place – Renee Umsted, Zaed Yousef, Benton McDonald, Alexandra Lang, Marissa Stacy: Election Night coverage

VIDEO SHORTER THAN TWO MINUTES
Third place – Haley Lyon: Student mental health amid COVID-19

FEATURE WRITING
Second place – Haeven Gibbons: Food insecurity in Austin amid COVID-19

BUSINESS REPORTING
Second place – Collin Pittmann: Showstopper: Regional theaters hit hard by COVID-19

STAR ONLINE REPORT OF THE YEAR
First place – Renee Umsted, Zaed Yousef, Benton McDonald, Alexandra Lang, Marissa Stacy: Election Night coverage

CELESTE WILLIAMS STAR SPORTSWRITER OF THE YEAR
Honorable Mention: Colin Post: several stories