The Orion Wins Best in Show, Other Awards at Associated Collegiate Press Midwinter Convention

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: 03-18-2013

Joe Wills
Public Affairs
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Mark Plenke, advisor
The Orion
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California State University, Chico’s student-run newspaper, The Orion, won three awards at the Associated Collegiate Press Midwinter National College Journalism Convention in San Francisco Feb. 28–March 3.

The convention was attended by hundreds of student journalists from across the country who submitted work from the past year in various competition categories. The Orion won first-place Best in Show for weekly newspapers at four-year universities, second place for multimedia package, and fourth place in best large-school website for its daily news site,theorion.com. The award winners were announced March 3 at the 29th annual convention, which took place at the Westin Market Street hotel.

The complete release is available on the CSU, Chico News website.