OMN is regularly recognized nationally for the great work of our students! Check out some of our most recent awards below. You can also visit our honors case on the SEC 4th floor across from the elevators to see recent awards.

Winners

First Place - Best Podcast
Making Waves
Audrey Kadoya, Erica Suh and Sophia Kea of the Asian & Pacific Cultural Center, and Melinda Myers & Roman Battaglia of KBVR-FM

Third Place - Best Editorial
Luke Heimlich Editorial
The Baro Staff

Third Place - Best TV Promo/PSA
Faces of OMN: Sam Lay
Ziad Elkawlak, KBVR-TV

Honorable Mention - Best House Ad
Damchic Spring Launch Party
Natalie Lutz

Honorable Mention - Four Year Radio Station of the Year
KBVR-FM


Finalists

Finalist - Four Year Radio Station of the Year
KBVR-FM

Finalist - Best Editorial
Luke Heimlich Editorial
The Baro Staff

Finalist - Best Podcast
Making Waves
Audrey Kadoya, Erica Suh and Sophia Kea of the Asian & Pacific Cultural Center, and Melinda Myers & Roman Battaglia of KBVR-FM

Finalist - Best TV Promo/PSA
Faces of OMN: Sam Lay
Ziad Elkawlak, KBVR-TV

Finalist - Best House Ad
Damchic Spring Launch Party
Natalie Lutz

Winners

First Place - Best Live Production
Locals Live: The Macks
Garret Gravink, Will Rosch, and the crew of KBVR-TV

Second Place - Best Live Production
North by North: Live at Bombs Away
Kat Dykstra, Ziad Elkawlak, Sam Lay, Polly Lisicak and Donald Orr of KBVR-TV

Fourth Place - Best Feature News Reporting (Video)
Food Insecurity at OSU
Ziad Elkawlak and Lauren Sluss, KBVR-TV


Finalists

Finalist - Best Feature News Reporting (Video)
Food Insecurity at OSU
Ziad Elkawlak and Lauren Sluss, KBVR-TV

Finalist - Best Live Production
Locals Live: The Macks
Garret Gravink, Will Rosch, and the crew of KBVR-TV

Finalist - Best Live Production
North by North: Live at Bombs Away
Kat Dykstra, Ziad Elkawlak, Sam Lay, Polly Lisicak and Donald Orr of KBVR-TV

Winners

Short-Form Non-Fiction
Analogous
Polly Lisicak, Producer

Magazine
Spotlight: Food Insecurity
Lauren Sluss, Producer • Griffin Thenell, Director • Caleb Chandler, Host • Rob Jones, Technical Director • Sam Lay, Audio Engineer • Garret Gravink, Studio Engineer • Alex Vo, Video Playback • Alex Niebur, Teleprompter • Will Rosch, Floor Director • Jon Garman, Camera Operator • Elizabeth Casey, Camera Operator • Noah Bucchi, Camera Operator • Ziad Elkawlak, Motion Graphics Editor


Nominees

Short-Form Non-Fiction

Food Insecurity at OSU
Ziad Elkawlak, Editor • Lauren Sluss, Producer

Make America Think Again
Delaney Shea, Columnist • Marcus Trinidad, Producer

Long-Form Non-Fiction
Unabandoned
Madeline Smith, Director • Sara Sargent, Lead Editor • Polly Lisicak, Director of Photography • Sean Fox, Producer • Ameer Fofanah, Producer • Ziad Elkawlak, Editor

Magazine
Spotlight: Political Engagement
Lauren Sluss, Producer • Rob Jones, Director • Caleb Chandler, Host • Sam Kuns, Technical Director • Austin Kuns, Video Playback • Garret Gravink, Lighting Technician • Sam Lay, Audio Technician • Will Rosch, Floor Director • Alex Vo, Camera Operator • Matt Clevinger, Camera Operator • Maia Barnebey, Camera Operator • Ziad Elkawlak, Crew • Nick Martin, Crew • Max Fulton, Crew • Gabe Reitzes, Crew

Winners

Best All-Around Non-Daily Student Newspaper
The Baro

Best All-Around Television News Magazine
Spotlight: Food Insecurity

Television Feature Reporting
Food Insecurity at OSU
Produced by Ziad Elkawlak and Lauren Sluss


Finalists

Breaking News Reporting
Staff of The Daily Barometer
Oregon State Police identify suspect accused of making threats of violence

General Column Writing
Delaney Shea

Sports Writing
Jarred Bierbrauer, Ben Rosenbaum
Champion on the field and in the classroom

Best Student Magazine
Beaver's Digest

General News Photography (Large) 10,000+ Students
Ramzy Al-Mulla
Battle of the DJs

Photo Illustration (Large) 10,000+ Students
Al Lacy
Encoded
DAMchic fall issue, pages 28-29

Best Use of Multimedia
Jarred Bierbrauer, Marcus Trinidad
Baro360: Native American Flute Circle

Online/Digital News Videography
Caleb Chandler
OSU Acknowledges Community Members Who Have Served

Online/Digital Feature Videography
Delaney Shea, Marcus Trinidad
Make America Think Again

First Place - Best Newspaper Front Page
3 and Out
The Baro (Lauren Sluss, Zbigniew Sikora, and staff)

Honorable Mention - Best TV Promo/PSA
The Recipe promo
Emmy Markham and staff

Second Place - Best Documentary
Analogous
Polly Lisicak, KBVR

Finalist - Short Form Non-Fiction
Undocumented and Unafraid
Riley Youngman and Polly Lisicak

Winner - Breaking News Reporting (Large School Division)
The Baro Staff
OSU Walkout Complete Coverage

Finalist - Photo Illustration (Large School Division)
Zbigniew Sikora
3 and Out

Winners

Best All-Around Non-Daily Student Newspaper
The Baro

General News Photography (Large) 10,000+ students
Zbigniew Sikora
Students March in Solidarity

Photo Illustration
Zbigniew Sikora
3 and Out

Online/Digital News Videography
The Baro Staff


Finalists

General News Reporting (Large) 10,000+ students
Richard Steeves and Riley Youngman
DACA Impacts

Best Student Magazine
DAMchic

Television Breaking News Reporting
The staff of the Baro and KBVR
Five Stabbed in Corvallis

Online News Reporting
The staff of the Baro
OSU Walkout Complete Coverage

Online Feature Reporting
Riley Youngman
Trump administration’s termination of DACA program sees local impact

Newspaper Pacemaker
The Daily Barometer
Feb. 13, 2017
Seeing Past Stereotypes

Third Place - Four-Year Literary Magazine of the Year
Prism
arise, undertow!

Honorable Mention - Best Display Ad
Goat Yoga

Second Place - Best TV Promo/PSA
KBVR-TV
Faces of Orange Media Network: Lucas

Second Place - Best Viral Video
Orange Media Network
OSU Students Pronounce Washington Cities

First Place - Best Tweet
The Daily Barometer
Jan. 20, 2017, "Among the marchers are dogs, and this turkey."

First Place - Best News Delivery
Orange Media Network
OSU Walkout Complete Coverage

First Place - Best Newspaper
Category: Four Year Universities, Circulation More Than 10,000
The Baro
Feb. 6, 2017, Closed borders, open campus

First Place - Best Magazine Spread
Beaver’s Digest (Vol 3 issue 2)

First Place - Best Radio Promo
KBVR-FM
The Bird Nerds Club
Produced by Donald Orr

Third Place - Best Facebook Page
The Daily Barometer

Nominated for Best Photographer/Editor
Lucas Paris and EJ Albaugh

Nominated for Best Talent 
EJ Albaugh

First Place - Best Headline Writing
The Baro Staff

First Place - Best Editorial
The Baro Staff

First Place - Best Sports Story
Josh Worden

First Place - Best Sports Photo
Zbigniew Sikora

First Place - Best Photography
Zbigniew Sikora

Second Place - Best writing
Josh Worden

Second Place - Best News Story
Brian Rathbone, Lauren Sluss, Richard Steeves, Riley Youngman

Second Place - Best Feature story
Carina Burgher

Second Place - Best Sports Story
Brian Rathbone

Second Place - Best Sports Photo
Zbigniew Sikora

Third Place - Best Feature Photo
Josh Lucas

Third Place - Best News Story
Lauren Sluss, Amy Schwartz, Ellie Magnuson

Third Place - Best Website
The Baro Staff

Third Place - Best Audio Ad or Underwriting Spot
Criteria:16 seconds or longer

Third Place: KBVR-FM 88.7 (The Bird Nerds Club)
Produced by Donald Orr

Third Place - Best Self-Promotional Audio Ad

Third Place: KBVR-FM 88.7 (Divine Liner)
Produced by Sean Fox

First Place - Best Sports Column Writing
Brian Rathbone (Plus: 2016 National Award Winner!)

Finalist - Best All-Around Daily Student Newspaper
The Daily Barometer

Finalist - Best Student Magazine
Beaver’s Digest

Finalist - Best Editorial Writing
The Daily Barometer Editors

Finalist - Best Sports Photography 
Zbigniew Sikora
Timmy Hernandez diving touchdown catch

Finalist - Best General News Reporting
Ellie Magnuson, Amy Schwartz, Lauren Sluss
OSU Declared a Sanctuary University