Miami Dade College Student Publications Win Four Pacemaker Awards

Miami, Nov. 3, 2022  Four Miami Dade College (MDC) student publications – AXIS, Urbana, Miambiance and The Reporterhave been awarded prestigious Pacemaker awards. The prize, presented by the Associated Collegiate Press (ACP), is the highest distinction given to collegiate publications. The publications were recently honored during the ACP’s virtual presentation of the Fall National College Media Convention

Honored as the nation’s best in the newspaper category, The Reporter has won a total four Pacemakers since its founding in 2010, including one last year. In the student literary magazine category, AXIS at North Campus, Urbana at Padron Campus and Miambiance at Kendall Campus each took home Pacemaker awards as well. This is the second year in a row that AXIS received this recognition.

This year, MDC publications also received the following awards:

College Media Association (CMA) Pinnacle Awards

Two-Year Literary Magazine of the Year ‎

  • First Place: Urbana, Padron Campus
  • Second Place: Miambiance, Kendall Campus
  • Third Place: AXIS, North Campus

Best Social Media Strategy ‎

  • Second Place: Urbana, Padron Campus

Best Social Media Presence   ‎

  • Second Place: Urbana, Padron Campus

Best Photo Illustration ‎

  • Honorable Mention: Miambiance, Kendall Campus

Best Profile   ‎

  • Second Place: The Reporter

Associated Collegiate Press (ACP) Individual Awards

Multimedia Story of the Year (Podcast)

  • Honorable Mention: Urbana, Padron Campus

Multimedia Story of the Year (Blog)

  • Honorable Mention: Urbana, Padron Campus

Reporter of the Year

  • Fourth Place: Ammy Sanchez, The Reporter

Story of the Year (Sports Feature Story)

  • Honorable Mention: The Reporter

Best Use of Social Media

  • Honorable Mention: Social Media Promotion, Urbana, Padron Campus