Civic Media Students Win Top Honors in the 2022 AEJMC Student Magazine Contest
Francia Garcia Hernandez and Jordyn Harrison, students in the Civic Media Master of Arts program at Columbia College Chicago, won competitive awards in the 2022 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (AEJMC) Student Magazine Contest.
Garcia Hernandez won second place in the “Profile” category for A Program for Youth Is Reshaping Arts Education in Chicago, a profile of Yollocalli Arts Reach, an arts and cultural project of the National Museum of Mexican Art. Harrison won first place in the “Places” category for Growing Community in Vacant Lots, a story about Harambee! Gardens in Chicago’s Austin neighborhood.
AEJMC is a nonprofit, educational association of journalism and mass communication educators, students and media professionals. The Association’s mission is to promote the highest possible standards for journalism and mass communication education.
Congratulations to both Hernandez and Harrison!