Reporter magazine, RIT's weekly student publication, captured
third prize in the Associated Collegiate Press Feature/Special
Audience Magazine category. Judges awarded prizes based on design,
photography, overall appearance and writing/content.
Jeff Prystajko, Reporter editor and third-year information technology
student, notes that the award was especially gratifying because
the first- and second-place awards were given to annual and biannual
The team won for the overall appearance of the Sept. 20 issue
they submitted. Reporter, in its 91st year of publication, is
the only full-color weekly student publication in the nation with
In another victory, Reporter was one of only eight winners of
the 2000 National Online Pacemaker Award for online publications.
"The Pacemaker Award is the Pulitzer Prize of college newspaper
journalism," says Rich Trifeletti, Reporter"s online editor. The
online edition was launched last summer and can be found on the
Web at www.ReporterMag.com.