Student success at 2022 Pinnacle Awards​

Four ComArtSci students representing The State News and Impact 89 FM were honored at the College Media Association Pinnacle Awards, October 27, 2022. Congratulations, students!

2021-2022 Pinnacle Awards Finalists

Broadcast Pinnacles

Best Audio Promo/PSA

Third Place: Impact 89 FM | WDBM FM

  • Student: Sophie Scheuerle (Media and Information)
  • Adviser: Jeremy Whiting

Best Audio Sportscast

Second Place: Impact 89 FM | WDBM FM

  • Students: Brendan Schabath (Journalism) and Sophie Scheuerle (Media and Information)
  • Adviser: Jeremy Whiting

Photo Pinnacles

Best Feature Photo

Second Place: The State News

  • Student: Lauren Snyder (Information Science)
  • Adviser: Chris Richert

Sports Pinnacles

Best Sports Multimedia Story

Honorable Mention: The State News

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The State News

The State News is an independent non-profit student media organization, serving Michigan State University and the surrounding communities since 1909. The outlet publishes weekly and daily news from its campus-adjacent headquarters on E. Grand River Ave.

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Impact 89 FM | WDBM

Michigan State University’s student-run radio station, Impact 89 FM, is one of the largest college radio stations in the country. The station broadcasts 24/7 from its headquarters in Wilson Hall.

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