Prairie wins 14 awards at TIPA


The Prairie won 14 awards at TIPA (Texas Intercollegiate Press Association) 2013 Convention. Our assistant editor, Brooke Self won the election for parliamentarian.


  • On-Site: 2 person photo essay, 2nd place – Cara Acciaioli & Alex Montoya
  • On-Site: PR Crisis Management, Honorable Mention – Brooke Self
  • Best Breaking News Online, 1st place – Ashley Hendrick, Katie Nichols, Alex Montoya, Tyler Anderson, Matthew Watkins, Krystina Martinez
  • Best Use of Multimedia Package, 1st place – Georgia Romig, Tyler Anderson, Ernesto Arizpe and Preston Thomas
  • General Web Site Excellence, 2nd place – Daniela Fierro
  • Best Use of Multimedia Package, 3rd place – Georgia Romig, Ernesto Arizpe and Preston Thomas
  • Online Best Video, 3rd place – John Lee and Alex Montoya
  • Sports Column, 3rd place – Keltin Wiens
  • Online Best Blog, 3rd place – Daniela Fierro, Tessa Davis, Connor Woods and Tori Nicholls
  • Picture Story, Honorable Mention – Alex Montoya
  • Best Blog, Honorable Mention – Preston Thomas, Ernesto Arizpe, Georgia Romig
  • Best Interactivity, Honorable Mention – Daniela Fierro
  • Sports News Story, Honorable Mention – Matt Watkins
  • Feature Story, Honorable Mention – Jordan Fry