Two articles from the Lindenwood Legacy Magazine received Pinnacle Awards at the College Media Association Convention in Louisville, Ky., Oct. 25-28, 2018.
The Best Investigative Story award went to former Legacy editor-in-chief and 2018 graduate Essi Auguste Virtanen for her story “Breaking the silence about mental health issues in college,” which was published in the November 2017 edition.
The Legacy also took home an honorable mention for Best General News Story for “Lindenwood Case Puts Focus on Consent, HIV.” J.T. Buchheit, the former chief copy editor, and Matt Hampton, current sports editor and general assignment reporter, co-wrote the story for the October 2017 edition.
“Congratulations to the students and faculty of our Journalism program,” said Dr. Joseph Alsobrook, dean of the School of Arts, Media, and Communications. “The School of Arts, Media, and Communication is very proud of their work and dedication. This well-deserved honor is yet another in a long line of awards highlighting the quality of the Journalism program.”