Bothell residents at WWU honored by Society of Professional Journalists

Three Bothell residents at Western Washington University received awards at the Region 10 Society of Professional Journalists Spring Conference held May 2-3 at University of Oregon’s White Stag Building in Portland, Ore.

Western students won 11 Mark of Excellence awards given to four-year college students, for their work at three of Western’s student-produced publications, The Western Front, Klipsun and The Planet, as well as through an internship at the Skagit Valley Herald.

Here are the students from Bothell:

Finalist: “AS corrects pay miscalculations for 44 positions” by Hannah Leone, The Western Front Feature Writing

Finalist: Hannah Leone, The Western Front Non-Fiction Magazine Article

Finalist: “Hanford: A Problem from the Past” by Meg Duke, The Planet Magazine

SPJ Region 10 includes Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington.

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