Nesting Sea Turtles
First place: Alternative Story Format
Designer: Katelyn Mottesheard '19
The 2019 design contest is the 20th time the Society for News Design has held the international contest and the ninth year in a row that the MJ-school has taken home the most awards of any university. Winners from those nine contests can be viewed on the Society for News Design website: 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 and 2011.
Tar Heels accounted for 13 of the 61 awards in the 2019 competition. In total, MJ-school students received two first place, two second place, three third place and six honorable mentions in the 2019 contest. The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) earned the second-most awards in the 2019 contest with 10 awardees total.