Knox students among newspaper award winners

From: The Register Mail (Galesburg, IL)

The Register-Mail took 34 awards in the 2012 Illinois Associated Press Editors Association News and Photo Contest… One of these first place finishes was a Knox College project, “Maytag in Transition,” that was published in The Register-Mail.

The Knox News Team won first place for Enterprise Series. Marilyn Webb, distinguished professor of journalism, directed the project that looked at the lives of those who lost their jobs when Maytag closed in 2004.

“Many students, faculty and staff worked hard to bring this series to our readers,” Martin said. “We benefit from a good relationship with a strong journalism program right in our backyard.”… Read more…