Congratulations to The Vanderbilt Hustler for being named a Pacemaker finalist!
Associated Collegiate Press‘s Pacemaker awards recognize overall excellence and distinguish the top student media in the nation.
From ACP: “Congratulations on this significant achievement. The ACP Pacemaker is widely considered the most prestigious award in collegiate journalism.”
For the first time, in 2024, the Online Pacemaker is being presented in the spring. This shift allows the sites to be reviewed and winners announced during the school year while seniors are still on campus. The awards used to be announced in the fall.
Early in 2024, judging teams began reviewing the sites, focusing on content posted after June 16, 2023.
In addition to reviewing the overall sites, judges paid particular attention to the URLs of three content presentations suggested by editors on the contest entry form.
The judges are now regularly visiting the sites of the Pacemaker finalists before selecting the Pacemakers on March 1. Winners will be announced in March.