Former NCSU student photog killed in Libya



Chris Hondros at N.C. State last spring. Photos by Tim O’Brien.

Media win SCJ awards

The national Society for Collegiate Journalists announced results of the individual and media winners in that organization’s national contest. NCSU media outlets, including the Technician, Agromeck and WKNC had individuals who received awards. The Agromeck yearbook received the top award for overall excellence. won overall excellence for companion website. Thirteen NCSU students won individual awards.

To be eligible to enter the contest, students had to be members of the Society for Collegiate Journalists meaning they had to have at least a 3.0 grade point average.

Yearbook, magazine receive national recognition

2010 AgromeckThe Agromeck yearbook (edited by Bryant Robbins and Michele Chandler) and Windhover literary and arts magazine (edited by Helen Dear) both received Crown awards and were the only North Carolina college media outlets named as finalists for the highest national award.

Announced at the awards ceremony in New York City March 13, the Agromeck yearbook received a Gold Crown, the highest award. The Windhover received a Silver Crown.

Survey shows increase in student audience

Efforts by student radio station WKNC 88.1 FM to increase its audience across the N.C. State campus have apparently paid off, according to a recent listener survey.

Conducted in the fall 2010 semester, the survey of approximately 300 WKNC listeners showed 56 percent were affiliated with NCSU as a current student, faculty, staff or alumnus.


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