Department of Communications

Daily Titan, Tusk win 24 awards

Daily Titan, Tusk win 24 awards

The Daily Titan and Tusk Magazine, two student media organizations in the Department of Communications, won 24 awards in March in student media competitions. Among the top awards: The Daily Titan won first-place Best in Show from the Associated Collegiate Press and the Tusk Magazine won first-place Best Magazine from the California College Media Association. Students and Daily Titan advertising adviser Michelle Kurland attended the ACP spring conference in La Jolla, and students and Daily Titan editorial adviser Walt Baranger, and Tusk adviser Chelsea Reynolds, along with Department Chair Dr. Jason Shepard and Al Dia adviser Jesus Ayala, attended the CMA conference in New York.

The Daily Titan awards include:

College Media Association
2nd Place: Iron Reporter Competition (Hosam Elattar and Megan Garcia)


Associated Collegiate Press:
 1st Place: Best of Show - Four-Year More Than Weekly Newspaper
California College Media Association:
1st Place: Best Newspaper Column (Breanna Belken)
1st Place: Best Non-Breaking News Story (Noah Biesiada)
1st Place: Best Feature Photo 
2nd Place: Best News Photo (Jessica Ruiz)
3rd Place: Best Special Issue/Section (2018 Sex Issue)
3rd Place: Best Breaking News Story  (Jason Rochlin)
4th Place: Best Interactive Graphic for Eateries around Cal State Fullerton
4th Place: Best Social Media Platform
4th Place: Best Illustration/Cartoon for State of the Union Address Titan Toon (Dahlia Quiroz)


College Media Business and Advertising Managers:

1st Place: Best Special Event (Daily Titan Fest)
2nd Place: Best Special Media Promotion (Now Hiring on Instagram)
3rd Place: Best Self Promotion Ad (Tip Line)
3rd Place: Best Out-of-Home Promotion (Tip Line)
3rd Place: Best Self Promotion Video Ad (Wake Up with Daily Titan on Instagram)
3rd Place: Best Sales Pitch or Proposal (Fullerton Physical Therapy)
Honorable Mention: Best Sales Strategy of a Special Section (Grad Guide Grad Grams)
The Tusk awards include:

California College Media Association:
1st place: Best magazine
2nd place: Best magazine website
3rd place: Best magazine cover
3rd place: Best magazine column
Honorable mention: Best magazine photo
HM: Best magazine photo series
HM: Best magazine story