On October 14th, Courier writers, editors, and photographers participated in journalism workshops and competed in on-the-spot competitions, as they took home awards in both on the spot and mail-in contests in various categories at the Journalism Association of Community Colleges (JACC) SoCal Regionals at Cal State Fullerton.
The cupboard in PCC’s newsroom is filled with books that bind every print edition from 1949 until 2016. The library archives hold newspapers from before the 50s, back when the Courier was called the Chronicle for Pasadena High School. However, for the first time in 102 years, and onward, there will no longer be a book or any physical archive that binds every print edition of each respective school year. PCC’s independent student voice, the Courier, will now be an online-only publication.
This past weekend the Courier staff attended the Journalism Association of Community Colleges State Conference in Burbank where we not only attended panels and workshops but also competed in State Publication contests and On-the-Spot contests. We did extremely well individually and as a whole, winning a total of 19 awards including the Pacesetter Award, which is given to the top four student publications in the state.
Staff writers and photographers for the PCC Courier, a student-run media organization, took home 19 awards this past weekend at the Journalism Association of Community Colleges (JACC) 2016 state conference. Students had the opportunity to compete, network and attend workshops. PCC was joined by 45 other community colleges in the three-day event that took place at the Marriot conference center in Burbank. Amongst the 19 awards, the PCC Courier staff also received the coveted Pacesetter award for all-round newsroom excellence. This was the first time …