Four St. Bonaventure alumni have won newspaper writing awards from the New York State Associated Press Association in the under-15,000 circulation category.
The contest, honoring work from 2013, recognizes excellent writing, presentation, photography and graphics in AP member newspapers.
Winners will be honored May 31 at a luncheon in Saratoga Springs.
Finger Lakes Times reporter Jim Miller, ’05, took first-place honors in spot news and business writing categories.
Kelly Voll, ’06, and Samantha House, ’11, of the Auburn Citizen took first in the depth reporting category, while House added a third-place honor for beat reporting.
Chris Michel, '08, of the Olean Times Herald took third place for business writing.
Also, Olean Times Herald sports editor Chuck Pollock, an adjunct instructor in SBU’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, took third place for sports columns.
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