Flyer News Recognized with National Award

Flyer News won an award from the College Media Association at its annual conference in New York City. Cover photo from Wikimedia Commons

Griffin Quinn 
Print Editor-in-Chief

Flyer News, University of Dayton’s student-run newspaper since 1956 and the 2019 Catholic Press Association’s “Best University Student Publication,” was acknowledged by the 2020 David L. Adams Apple Awards with a second-place recognition for “Best Newspaper” for four-year institutions with a student enrollment between 5,000 and 10,000.

Flyer News also earned an honorable mention for “Best Multimedia Package.” Our entry for this category was: Dayton Men’s Basketball Falls in Overtime Heartbreaker to Familiar Foe Colorado Buffaloes

A list of winners can be viewed here

The Apple Awards are annual recognitions given to distinguished members of the College Media Association (CMA). According to the CMA’s website, the Apple Awards “are named in honor David L. Adams, a longtime College Media Advisers stalwart and adviser at Indiana University, who died in 2007.”

Winners of the 2020 Apple Awards were announced March 13, 2020 at the College Media Association conference in New York City. 

Representatives of Flyer News were not present at the conference as it took place just days following the university’s cancelation of all university-sponsored student travel.

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