Prospector, Minero students nab 19 awards

Prospector Staff Report

The Student Media and Publications department at The University of Texas at El Paso nabbed a national honor with a second-place win for Best Video or Underwriting Spot, “Residence Life,” created by students Michaela Roman, Rene Delgadillo and Claudia Flores in the College Media Business & Advertising Managers 2019 Awards.

The department also took home a total of 18 advertising and journalism awards at the 2018 Texas Intercollegiate Press Association (TIPA) contest for a variety of print and digital work, including five first-place awards.

The TIPA awards are:
• Spanish Feature Story: 2nd place, Claudia Flores “Llega Adan
• Spanish News Story: 2nd place, Sergio Muńoz “Estudiantes”
• Spanish Opinion Writing: 1st place, Alexia Nava, “Dos de Octubre”
• Feature News Reporting Video: Honorable Mention, Daniel Mendez, “Football camp”
• General News Video:
– 1st place, Claudia Flores, “O’Rourke Falls to Cruz”
– 2nd place, Claudia Flores, “US Mayors”
– 3rd place, Michaela Roman “March for Our Lives”
– Honorable Mention, Elenie Gonzalez and Gaby Velasquez, “Hundreds Gather”
• Multimedia Feature: 2nd place, Daniel Mendez and Claudia Flores, “Ode Brewery”
• Breaking News: Honorable Mention, Adrian Broaddus, “President retires”
• General News: Honorable Mention, Andrea Valdez-Rivas, “Marijuana”
• Sports Column: 2nd place, Javier Cortez, “Remember Don”
• Ad Campaign: 1st place, Salma Lozoya, “Res Life”
• Ad Design Static:
– 1st place, Itzel Lara, “Rec Sports”
– 2nd place, Salma Lozoya, “Career Center”
• General News Photo: 3rd place, Gaby Velasquez, “Voting”
• Illustration: 1st place, Christian Gutierrez, “UTEP Pharmacy set to close” cover
• Static Information Graphic: 2nd place, Alejandra Gonzalez, “Gun incidents”