“The Montclarion” Again Wins Prestigious Journalism Award

Photo: Jacob Mercer-Pontier

“Montclarion” editors Lori Wieczorek (left) and Katherine Milsop, together with the entire "Montclarion" editorial staff received a Mark of Excellence Award for Editorial Writing from the Society of Professional Journalists.

For the second year in a row, the staff of Montclair State University’s student newspaper, The Montclarion has been honored by the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) with a Mark of Excellence Award.

The Montclarion placed second in the Editorial Writing category for SPJ’s Region 1, which includes New Jersey, Massachusetts, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, New York, Central/Eastern Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Rhode Island.

SPJ judged three editorials published by The Montclarion in 2010 and although the entire Montclarion editorial board was involved in the process, the winning articles were written by Lori Wieczorak (Opinion Editor) and Katherine Milsop (Managing Editor).

Congratulations to all!

Read the full story in The Montclarion.
Read SPJ’s awards announcement on the SPJ Web site.