The following winners of the 2020 David L. Adams Apple Awards contest were announced Friday, March 13, 2020 at the College Media Association conference in New York City.

Click here to see the 2020 Apple Awards PowerPoint.  

Best Facebook Page

  • First Place: The Rice Thresher, Rice University
  • Second Place: Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University
  • Third Place: Distraction Magazine, University of Miami

Best Tweet

  • First Place: The College VOICE, Mercer County Community College
  • Second Place: Delta Collegiate, Delta College
  • Third Place: The Signal, Georgia State University

Best Homepage

  • First Place: The Post, Ohio University
  • Second Place: Griffon News, Missouri Western State University
  • Third Place: Pulse Media Hub, Messiah College
  • Honorable Mention: The Ithacan, Ithaca College
  • Honorable Mention: The Polytechnic, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Best Multimedia Package

  • First Place: Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University
  • Second Place: The Union, El Camino College
  • Third Place: Owl Magazine, Harford Community College
  • Honorable Mention: Kentucky Kernel, University of Kentucky
  • Honorable Mention: Flyer News, University of Dayton

Best News Delivery

  • First Place: The Union, El Camino College
  • Second Place: SAC.MEDIA, Mt. San Antonio College
  • Third Place: The Signal, Georgia State University
  • Honorable Mention: Arrow, Southeast Missouri State University
  • Honorable Mention: Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University

Best TV Newscast

  • First Place: Al Dia: A Border Emergency, Cal State Fullerton
  • Second Place: CBU TV, California Baptist University
  • Third Place: Delta Collegiate, Delta College

Best Newspaper

4 year Under 5,000

  • First Place: The Rice Thresher, Rice University
  • Second Place: Castleton Spartan, Castleton University
  • Third Place: The Bison, Harding University
  • Honorable Mention: The Hawks' Herald, Roger Williams University
  • Honorable Mention: Griffon News, Missouri Western State University

Best Newspaper

4 year 5,000-10,000

  • First Place: The Ithacan, Ithaca College
  • Second Place: Flyer News, University of Dayton
  • Third Place: The Banner, California Baptist University

Best Newspaper

4 year more than 10,000

  • First Place: Kentucky Kernel, University of Kentucky
  • Second Place: The Signal, Georgia State University
  • Third Place: Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University
  • Honorable Mention: Daily Titan, California State University, Fullerton

Best Newspaper

2 year School

  • First Place: The College VOICE, Mercer County Community College
  • Second Place: Radionian, Jones County Junior College
  • Third Place: The Hudsonian, Hudson Valley

Best Yearbook Cover

  • First Place: Angelos, California Baptist University
  • Second Place: Arbutus Yearbook, Indiana University
  • Third Place: The Campanile, Rice University
  • Honorable Mention: The Griffon, Missouri Western State University
  • Honorable Mention: Rotunda, Southern Methodist University

Best Yearbook Spread

  • First Place: Rotunda, Southern Methodist University
  • Second Place: Ibis Yearbook, University of Miami
  • Third Place: Angelos, California Baptist University
  • Honorable Mention: The Campanile, Rice University

Best Magazine Cover

  • First Place: The Phoenix Magazine, Augusta University
  • Second Place: Distraction Magazine, University of Miami
  • Third Place: The Swinging Bridge, Messiah College
  • Honorable Mention: Tempo Magazine, Coastal Carolina University
  • Honorable Mention: Emanata comics anthology, Virginia Commonwealth University

Best Magazine Spread

  • First Place: Kentucky Kernel, University of Kentucky
  • Second Place: Pursuit, California Baptist University
  • Third Place: Distraction Magazine, University of Miami
  • Honorable Mentions: AWOL Spread, American University
  • Honorable Mention: The Swinging Bridge, Messiah College

Best Podcast

  • First Place: The Signal, Georgia State University
  • Second Place: Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University
  • Third Place: Shockwave Radio, Harding University

Best Radio Promo

  • First Place: The MYX, Bismarck State College

Best Print Ad

  • First Place: The College VOICE, Mercer County Community College
  • Second Place: Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University
  • Third Place: Distraction Magazine, University of Miami
  • Honorable Mention: The Signal, Georgia State University
  • Honorable Mention: The Cauldron, Cleveland State University

NYC20 Design Contest Winner

  • First Place: Distraction Magazine, University of Miami
  • Second Place: The Signal, Georgia State University
  • Third Place: Pursuit, California Baptist University

Onsite Copy Editing Contest Winner

  •  Nolan Cleary, Hudson Valley Community College

See winners from previous years:

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