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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

Bakersfield Business Conference

 

 

AJ Alvarado, first place — best photo illustration

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Student files complaint against CSUB professor

 

 

Chris Mateo, second place — best features story

Through hard labor, dreams are reborn

 

 

Julie Mana-Ay, second place — best editorial

Election awakens fear in minorities

 

 

Syleena Perez, second place — best sports story

Larios powered by guardian angel

 

 

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

Spikeball at CSUB

 

 

Cristian Macias, second place — best podcast

Making Mixes with Klayton and Rene

 

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

Goh looks to give back to Bakersfield community

Carter hopes to bring opportunity and jobs to Bakersfield

Assistant professor speaks about importance of voting

Protesters call for unity, change following election results

Concerns over DACA program raised; President Mitchell to sign petition

 

 

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 

CSUB wins third match in row

 

 

 

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

PBR Blue Def Series rides into town

 

 

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

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

“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 
 
Steven Barker and Robin Gracia, honorable mentionbest news series for weekly, Student suicide and depression

 

ACP – Associated Collegiate Press Best in Show

2nd place, special edition (out of 16 entrants)
 
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
 
Josh Bennett, blue ribbon finalist (top four) – best sports story, Superfan Inspires Home Team
 
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