Forum reporters win awards from Arkansas College Media Association

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Staff members of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s newspaper The Forum took home nine awards from the Arkansas College Media Association’s annual conference April 6 at Henderson State University. 

Nicholas Popowitch, executive editor of The Forum, won three awards with a first place in Online News Photo, second place in Online Newswriting, and second place in Online Sports Photo.

“I think this was a great reward for the Forum writers who have been working hard all year,” Popowitch said. “I’m looking forward to next year. We’re going back to a print newspaper and exploring new multimedia options.”

Additional winners and their awards include:

  •      Christopher Bailey, second place, Online News Photo, “DACA supporters protest in front of the state Capitol”
  •      Ryan Bourgoin, first place, Online Newswriting, “Dreamers March on State Capitol”
  •      Alicia Harp, second place, Online Feature Writing, “Life with a Disability”
  •      Christine Rivera-Kemper, third place, Online Newswriting, “The Clintons Come Home to Celebrate 25th Anniversary”
  •      Kolton Rutherford, honorable mention, Online Sports Writing, “Little Rock Start and End Hot in Exhibition Game”
  •      Jordan Woodson, second place, Online Sports Writing, “9-Year-Old Joins Trojan Swim Team”
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