Awards

2017

The Runner awards

CCMA — California College Media Association

 

Gina Butler, first place — best sales promotion materials

 

 

Maria Rodriguez and Jonathan Wells, first place — best news video

 

 

AJ Alvarado, first place — best photo illustration

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Esteban Ramirez, second place — best non-breaking news story

 

 

Chris Mateo, second place — best features story

 

 

Julie Mana-Ay, second place — best editorial

 

 

Syleena Perez, second place — best sports story

 

 

Maria Rodriguez and Roel Rumualdo, second place — best non-news video

 

 

Cristian Macias, second place — best podcast

 

Karina Diaz, Ben Patton, Maria Rodriguez, Javier Valdes and Jonathan Wells, second place — best use of social media

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

https://storify.com/csub_runner/breaking-the-news-through-social-media

 

The Runner Staff, third place — best newspaper

 

 

Carla Chacon, Julie Mana-Ay, Marissa Patton, Annie Russell and Javier Valdes, third place — best news series

 

 

Ben Patton, third place — best features photo

Debbie Rodriguez has lived on the streets for over seven years. After her camp was raided, she stays on the move. Photo by Ben Patton/The Runner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AJ Alvarado, third place — best sports photo

 

CSUB head coach Rod Barnes celebrates and dances after his team beat New Mexico State 57-54.
Photo by AJ Alvarado/The Runner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACP – Associated Collegiate Press Best in Show

3rd place for best newspaper

3rd place for best website

 

 

 

2016

The Runner Awards

CCMA — California College Media Association

 

AJ Alvarado, first place — best sports photo for weekly, CSUB wins third match in row 

 

 

 

AJ Alvarado, third place — best photo series for weekly, PBR Blue Def Series rides into town

 

 

Esteban Ramirez, third place — best sports story for weekly, From humble beginnings to all-time scorer

 

 

The Runner, third place — best special issue for weekly,  40th Anniversary of The Runner Issue

 

 

Shelby Parker, honorable mention — best arts and entertainment story for weekly, “McFarland, USA” runs into our hearts

 

 

The Runner Online, honorable mention — best website for weekly

 

 

ACP – Associated Collegiate Press Best in Show

7th place, best small-school website

 

2015

Runner Awards 2015

CCMA – California College Media Association

Steven Barker, third placebest breaking news story for weekly, Joe Biden visits CSUB 
http://therunneronline.com/?p=4621
 
Steven Barker and Robin Gracia, honorable mentionbest news series for weekly, Student suicide and depression
http://therunneronline.com/?p=4806
http://therunneronline.com/?p=4809
http://therunneronline.com/?p=8301

 

ACP – Associated Collegiate Press Best in Show

2nd place, special edition (out of 16 entrants)
 http://issuu.com/csubrunner/docs/runner-2-18-15web2
 
8th place, best four-year weekly publication (out of 30 entrants)
 
8th place, best small-school website (out of  19 entrants)

 

CNPA – California Newspaper Publishers Association
Steven Barker, blue ribbon finalist (top four) – best feature story, Female Muslim Student Experience
http://therunneronline.com/?p=3435
 
Josh Bennett, blue ribbon finalist (top four) – best sports story, Superfan Inspires Home Team
http://therunneronline.com/?p=3083
 
The Runner Online, blue ribbon finalist (top four) – best website

 

2014
CNPA awards 2013

California Newspaper Publishers Association Better Newspapers Contest

2nd Place
Best Editorial Comment
“Where does my textbook money go?”
Staff Writer / Michelle Bean

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

California Newspaper Publishers Association Better Newspapers Contest
2nd Place
Best Writing
“Student Confessions Create Controversy”
Editor in Chief / Robin Garcia

 

 

 

 

California College Media Association
3rd Place
“The Bull Rider”
Photographer / Juana Martinez

The Rodeo Photo That Took It All