Campus Connection - May 2, 2016

Talon Marks Receives Journalism Awards 

State Journalism Conference Honors Excellence in Student Reporting

Karla, Kristopher and BrianaCerritos College's Talon Marks newspaper team recently won awards at the annual Journalism Association of Community Colleges (JACC) state conference at the Burbank Marriott Hotel. The conference was attended by nearly 500 students and faculty from community colleges throughout California.

The Talon Marks staff competed in the mail-in and on-the-spot competitions, and attended workshops in various areas of journalism. 

Ethan OrtizKarla Enriquez, editor-in-chief, Kristopher Carrasco, online editor, and Briana Velarde, platforms editor took second place in the on-the-spot video journalism category, and Ethan Ortiz, news editor, was an honorable mention in the on-the-spot new story category.

In addition, Talon Marks editors Karla Enriquez, Kristopher Carrasco and Gustavo Lopez presented a panel discussion about its recent breaking news coverage of two shootings across from the College. The College’s Mass Communications Department Chair and Talon Marks Faculty Adviser Rich Cameron moderated the panel.





 Campus Connection - May 2, 2016