Katie McCarver Placed 3rd in Hearst Journalism Awards Program

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Monday, December 14, 2020

Katie McCarver The Daily Iowan

Hearst Journalism Awards Program Feature Writing Winners Announced

San Francisco – The top 10 winners in college feature writing are announced in the  61st annual William Randolph Hearst Foundation’s Journalism Awards Program, in which 103 undergraduate journalism programs at universities across the nation are eligible to participate. 150 feature writing entries from 79 universities were received in this competition. 

We are proud to announce our own Katie Ann McCarver, placed third place for a $1,500 scholarship. 

Katie is a Copy Editor at The Daily Iowan. She is a junior at the University of Iowa double majoring in journalism and creative writing. As a freshman, she served as a news reporter covering higher education and as a sophomore she served as News Editor.

Read Katie's Winning story

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