HSU Media Awards 2018

Humboldt 2018 JMC Media Awards – The Jackies

Awards for middle and high school scholastic journalism in Way Northern California

(Humboldt, Trinity, Del Norte, Mendocino counties)

Entries must be emailed by March 30. If sent via mail, entries must be postmarked March 30.

Qualifying media for the 2018 Jackies must have been published between Jan. 1, 2017 and March 30, 2018. Works must be attributed to a middle or high school student in public, private or charter school in Humboldt, Trinity, Del Norte or Mendocino counties.  Stories, photos and other media need to have been published in student media as part of scholastic publication or classroom work.

For email or hard-copy entries, label each entry with the following:

  • Student name
  • Email/phone contact info
  • School
  • Award category

Deadline to submit: Sent by email or by mail (postmarked )Friday, March 30.

Submit links and/or scans saved as PDFs to dp1450@humboldt.edu

Or send photocopies or tear sheets to:

JMC Media Awards
HSU Journalism Department
1 Harpst Street
Arcata, CA 95521


  • Outstanding yearbook
  • Outstanding newspaper
  • Outstanding multimedia


  • Best news story
  • Best feature story
  • Best sports coverage
  • Best investigative
  • Best news photo
  • Best feature photo
  • Best editorial
  • Best cartoon
  • Best photo illustration
  • Best yearbook layout


  • Best news story
  • Best feature story
  • Best sports coverage
  • Best website design
  • Best podcast
  • Best video