Awards: Distraction Magazine and distractionmagazine.com (2008-present)

ACP, Associated Collegiate Press, Clips & Clicks

SPRING 2021

  • Design: Magazine Cover
    • First Place, “Look at Him”, Staff
    • Second Place, “Outside In,” Staff
  • Design: Informational Graphic
    • Third Place, “Which Box is Best for Me?,” Katrina Schmidt
    • Fourth Place, “COVID-19 Effect on the Environment,” Corina Azpurua 
  • Design: Magazine Page/Spread
    • Second Place, “On Tap,” Sydney Burnett & Giselle Spicer
    • Fourth Place, “Carlos Machado,” Avani Choudhary
    • Fifth Place, “Soft Glam,” Keagan Larkins
    • Honorable Mention, “Bushwacked,” Olivia Ginsberg
    • Honorable Mention, “Who’s Picking Your Fruit,” Olivia Ginsberg
    • Honorable Mention, “Essential Oils,” Gio Aprigliano

FALL 2021

  • Design: Magazine Cover
    • First Place, “Canes Records Behind the Music,” Staff
  • Design: Magazine Page/Spread
    • First Place, “Super Pan,” Lauren Maingot & Teagan Polizzi
  • Infographic
    • First Place, “Max Facts,” Staff

FALL 2022

  • Design: Magazine Cover
    • Second Place, “Pump it Up,”  Staff
  • Design: Magazine Page/Spread
    • Third Place, “Work Hard, Pray Hard,” Matt Jiménez, Wyatt Kopelman & Brandi Troupe
  • Sports Story
    • Second Place, “Work Hard, Pray Hard,” Wyatt Kopelman, Brandi Troupe & communitywire.miami

 

ACP, Associated Collegiate Press, Best of Show

  • 2012: Fourth Place, Feature Magazine; 
  • 2013: Second Place, Feature Magazine; Seventh Place, Online/Website
  • 2014: Eighth Place, Feature Magazine
  • 2015: Second Place, Feature Magazine
  • 2016: First Place, Feature Magazine
  • 2017: First Place, Online/Website; Third Place, Feature Magazine
  • Spring 2018: Second Place, Feature Magazine; Eighth Place, Online/Website 
  • Fall 2018: Third Place, Feature Magazine; Fifth Place, Online/Website
  • 2019: First Place, Advertising Design; Second Place Feature Magazine (Spring),  Fourth Place, Feature Magazine (Fall)
  • 2020: First Place, Feature Magazine (Fall); First Place, People’s Choice; First Place, Blog; Print Design, First Place; First Place, Print Ad; Second Place, Feature Magazine (Spring); Third Place, Print Ad; Fourth Place, Print Ad; Fifth Place, Online/Website; Fifth Place, People’s Choice Overall; Print Design; Ninth Place; Election Reporting
  • 2022: Second Place, Feature Magazine; Second Place, Print Design; Second Place, Advertising Design; Eighth Place, Online/Website
  • 2023: Second Place, Best Design, Third Place, Best Design; Third Place, Best Feature Magazine; Fourth Place, Best Advertisement; Seventh Place, Best Design
  • 2024: Fourth Place, Magazine Design; Fifth Place, Magazine Design; Seventh Place, Magazine Design; Tenth Place; Sixth Place, Feature Magazine

 

ACP, Associated Collegiate Press, Pacemakers

  • 2009: Pacemaker Finalist
  • 2011: Pacemaker Finalist, Online for distractionmagazine.com
  • 2012: Pacemaker Finalist, Online for distractionmagazine.com
  • 2013: Pacemaker, Online for distractionmagazine.com; Pacemaker Finalist, Print
  • 2014: Pacemaker, Online for distractionmagazine.com
  • 2016: Pacemaker, Print
  • 2017: Pacemaker, Print
  • 2018: Pacemaker Finalist, Print
  • 2020: Pacemaker, Print and Online
  • 2021: Pacemaker, Print
  • 2022: Pacemaker, Online
  • 2022: Pacemaker Finalist, Print
  • 2024: Pacemaker, Online

 

ACP, Associated Collegiate Press, Individual Awards

  • 2008: Third Place, Feature Writing
  • 2009: First Place, Magazine Cover of the Year; Honorable Mention, Informational Graphic of the Year 
  • 2010: First Place, Magazine Cover of the Year; Honorable Mention Informational Graphic of the Year 
  • 2011: First Place, Advertising Campaign; Second Place, Feature Picture of the Year; Fourth Place, Magazine Cover of the Year;  Honorable Mention, Environmental Portrait of the Year 
  • 2012: First Place, House Ads (Advertising) of the Yea; Second Place, Ad Campaigns of the Year; Third Place, Magazine Cover of the Year; Honorable Mention, Magazine Spread of the Year; Honorable Mention, Environmental Portrait of the Year 
  • 2013: First Place, Illustration of the Year; Third Place, Magazine Spread of the Year; Fifth Place, Environmental Photo of the Year; Honorable Mention, Display Ad of the Year; Honorable Mention, House Ad of the Year 
  • 2014: First Place, Magazine Design of the Year; Second Place, Magazine Spread of the Year; Second Place,  Illustration and Artwork; Fourth Place, Advertising Campaign; Fourth Place, Display Ad;  Honorable Mention, Display Ad; Honorable Mention, Information Graphic; Honorable Mention, Photo Slideshow (distractionmagazine.com)
  • 2015: Second Place, Magazine Cover; Second Place, Illustration;Fourth Place, Ad Campaign; Honorable Mention, Infographic; Honorable Mention, Display Ad; Honorable Mention, Photo Slideshow
  • 2016: Second Place, Infographic; Third Place, Sports Story; Third Place, Ad Campaign 
  • 2017: First Place, Infographic Design of the Year; Fourth Place, Magazine Cover; Honorable Mention, House Ad 
  • 2018: Third Place, Infographic; Honorable Mention, Cover Design; Honorable Mention, Magazine Spread; Honorable Mention, House Advertisement 
  • 2019: Second Place, Magazine Spread; Fourth Place, Infographic; Honorable Mention, House Advertisement
  • 2020: Third Place, Social Media Promotion 

 

American Advertising Federation Miami, ADDY Awards

GOLD WINNERS

  • Fall 2020: Magazine Design, Distraction Staff; Magazine Design, “Section Openers,” Jess Morgan

SILVER WINNERS

  • Fall 2020: Illustration Campaign, “Section Openers,” Rachel Rader; Editorial Spread or Feature, “Bushwacked,” Olivia Ginsberg + Daniella Pinzon
  • Winter 2020: Magazine Design, Distraction Staff; Editorial Spread, “I Love You So Matcha,” Gio Aprigliano; Design Cover, “Who’s Picking Your Fruit,” Olivia Ginsberg

 

College Media Association, Apple Awards

  • 2012: Third Place, Best Tweet
  • 2013: First Place, Best Ad; Third Place, Best Tweet; Honorable Mention, Best Entertainment Broadcast
  • 2014: Third Place, Magazine Spread
  • 2015: First Place, Magazine Spread; First Place, Print Ad; Second Place, Magazine Cover
  • 2016: First Place, Magazine Cover; First Place, Print Ad
  • 2017: Second Place, Print Ad
  • 2018: Second Place, NYC18 Design Contest; Third Place, Facebook Page
  • 2019: Second Place, Best Home Page
  • 2020: First Place, NYC20 Design Contest; Second Place, Magazine Cover; Third Place, Magazine Spread; Third Place, Facebook Page; Third Place, Print Ad
  • 2022: Second Place, Magazine Spread; Second Place, Print Ad; Third Place, Magazine Cover
  • 2023: First Place, Feature Magazine (10,000+ Students); Honorable Mention, Magazine Spread
  • 2024: First Place, Feature Website; First Place, Single Media Ad; Second Place, Best Magazine

 

CSPA, Columbia Scholastic Press Association, Crowns

  • 2011: Gold Crown, Print
  • 2012: Gold Crown, Print
  • 2014: Gold Crown, Hybrid
  • 2015: Gold Crown, Hybrid
  • 2016: Gold Crown, Print
  • 2017: Gold Crown, Print; Gold Crown, Hybrid
  • 2018: Gold Crown, Print; Silver Crown, Hybrid; Silver Crown, Digital
  • 2019: Gold Crown, Hybrid
  • 2020: Gold Crown, Hybrid
  • 2021: Gold Crown, Print; Silver Crown, Hybrid; Silver Crown, Digital
  • 2022: Gold Crown, Hybrid; Gold Crown, Print; Silver Crown, Digital
  • 2023: Gold Crown, Hybrid; Gold Crown, Print; Silver Crown, Digital

 

CSPA, Columbia Scholastic Press Association, Gold Circle Awards

  • 2009: 19 individual student awards including five first place awards, three second place awards, five third place awards and six certificates of merits in magazine work.
  • 2010: 27 individual student awards including five first place awards, five second place awards, four third place awards and 14 certificates of merits in magazine work.
  • 2011: 32 individual student awards including six first place awards, six second place awards, seven third place awards and 13 certificates of merits in magazine work.
  • 2012: 25 individual awards including eight first place awards, four second place awards, eight third place awards and five certificates of merits in magazine work.
  • 2013: 51 individual awards including 13 first place awards, 6 second place awards, 10 third place awards and 22 certificates of merits in magazine work.
  • 2014: 39 individual print and two digital awards. Six first place, ten second place, seven third and 16 certificates of merit. First place in overall design, designed/art headline, general typography, single ad, ad layout, infographic portfolio, single page design and design portfolios.
  • 2015: 43 individual awards. Ten first place. One second place, nine third and 14 certificates of merit. First place in overall design, designed/art headline, general typography, single ad, ad layout, infographic portfolio, single page design and design portfolios.
  • 2016: 47 individual awards. Ten first places including overall design of general interest magazine, use of a design or art headline, general use of typography throughout the magazine, advertising layout: single page advertisement, advertising layout: advertising page, informational graphics: portfolio of work, general interest magazine single page design, special or general interest magazine design portfolio, online humor writing and computer generated illustrations.
  • 2017: 66 individual awards including 13 first places, 12 second places, 12 third places and 29 honorable mentions. 
  • 2018: 39 individual awards.
  • 2019: 46 individual awards including 7 first place, 9 second place, 12 third place and 18 certificates of merit.
  • 2020: 47 individual awards including 12 first place, 9 second place, 7 third place and 19 certificates of merit.
  • 2021: 31 individual awards
  • 2022: 26 individual awards

 

CMA, College Media Association, Best of Collegiate Design

  • 2008: Third Place, Headline Design
  • 2009: Third Place, Magazine Covers; Third Place Magazine Spreads; Fourth Place, Headline Presentation;  Fourth Place, Editorial Illustration
  • 2010: First Place, Non-Fiction Columns, “Rant of the Issue,” Ashley Torres; First Place, Informational Graphics Black and White, “Red wines and white wines,” Claudia Aguirre, Dena Giannini and Jessica Hodder; First Place, Informational Graphics Color, “Burning calories on campus,” Alexandra Leon and Kiersten Schmidt;  Second Place, Table of Contents, “Spring,” Tiffany Agam, Ken Garcia and Hilary Saunders; Second Place, Portfolio, “Fall fashion pages,” Sarah Bromley, Dena Giannini and Zach Woodward; Third Place, Multi-Page Design, Dena Giannini, Stephanie Wehrung and Zach Woodward; Third Place, Spread Page Design, “Miami Mixx,” Tiffany Agam, Zack Billings and Morgan Visalia; Third Place, Single Page Design, “UM by the numbers, “ Claudia Aguirre, Matthew Rosen and Danielle Ungermann; Third Place, Cartoon, “Graduation questions,” Matt Rosen; Certificate of Merit, Non-Fiction Article, “Will you get hired/fired?” Andrea Concepcion; Certificate of Merit, Typography for Page Design, “Beerfest,” Christopher Hargrove; Certificate of Merit, Typography for a Headline, “Miami Mixx,” Stephanie Wehrung; Certificate of Merit, Portfolio, Claudia Aguirre; Certificate of Merit, Page Design, Christopher Hargrove; Certificate of Merit, Non-Fiction Interview, “Recession Storms Canes,” Lisel Holzapfel
  • 2011: Fifth Place, Web Pages
  • 2012: Second Place, Editorial Illustration and Cartoons with Dec. 2012 cover by Serbian Ghosh; Second Place in Magazine Spread Designs with “Filthy Flesh” by Ivana Cruz.
  • 2015: Second Place, Page Design; Second Place, Illustration; Fourth in Advertising Campaigns; Honorable Mention, Informational Graphics; Honorable Mention, Display Ads; Honorable Mention, Photo Slideshow (distractionmagazine.com)
  • 2019: First Place, Infographics; First Place, Magazine News Spread; Second Place, Portrait Photo; Second Place, Sports Feature Photo; Third Place, Infographics; Honorable Mention, Magazine Table of Contents
  • 2022: Second Place, Illustration for Magazine; Third Place, Illustration for Magazine; Fifth Place, Infographics for Magazine

 

CMA, College Media Association, Pinnacles

  • 2014: Second Place, Magazine Spread of the Year; Second Place, Illustration and Artwork; Fourth Place, Advertising Campaign; Honorable Mention, Informational Graphic; Honorable Mention, Display Ad; Honorable Mention, Photo Slideshow  (distractionmagazine.com)
  • 2015: Page Design Second Place and Illustration Second Place, Advertising Campaigns Fourth Place, Informational Graphics Honorable Mention, Display Ads Honorable mention and Photo Slideshow Honorable Mention (distractionmagazine.com)
  • 2018: Two First Place, Two Second Place, One Honorable Mention
  • 2019: First Place, Feature Magazine of the Year
  • 2020: Four-Year Feature Magazine of the Year; First Place Sports Spread; Second Place House Ad; Second Place News Spread; Second Place Table of Contents; Third Place Feature Spread; Honorable Mention Best Advertisement
  • 2021: Four-Year Feature Magazine of the Year; Second Place, Best Magazine Feature Page/Spread; Third Place
  • 2022: Best Editorial Illustration; Third Place, Best Advertisement; Second Place

 

Michigan State University, College Design Contest

  • 2008: First Place, Magazine Special Sections or Supplements
  • 2009: Third Place, Magazine Special Sections or Supplements
  • 2010: Third Place, Magazine Special Sections or Supplements
  • 2011: Second Place, Photojournalism
  • 2014: First Place, Magazine Spread; Two Honorable Mentions, Special Sections
  • 2015: Honorable Mention, Magazine Spread; Honorable Mention, Travel
  • 2017: Second Place, Magazine Cover; Honorable Mention, Magazine Cover; Honorable Mention ,Art and Illustration; Honorable Mention, Photo Story Design
  • 2019: First Place, Magazine of the Year; First Place Magazine Spread; Second PlaceStudent Designer of the Year, Joey Haas; Second Place, Magazine Cover; Third Place Magazine Spread; Honorable Mention, Magazine Spread
  • 2020: First Place, Special Section; First Place, Magazine Spread; Second Place, Art & Illustration; Second Place, Magazine Spread; Third Place, Magazine Cover; Third Place, Promotions & Advertising; Honorable Mention; Magazine Spread 
  • 2021: First Place, Special Section; Third Place, Best-Designed Magazine; Third Place, Student Designer of the Year 
  • 2022: Second Place, Magazine Cover

 

Region 3, Society of Professional Journalists (National Finalists Indicated)

  • 2008-2009: National Finalist Magazine for Mark of Distinction; First Place, Magazine; First Place, National Winner for Mark of Distinction in Photo Illustration; First Place, Photo Illustration
  • 2009-2010: First Place, Magazine; First Place, Photo Illustration; Second Place, Non-Fiction Article;Third Place, Non-Fiction Article; National Finalist for Mark of Distinction, Photo Illustration
  • 2010-2011: National Finalist, Photo Illustration; First Place, Feature Photography
  • 2012-2013: First Place, Best Student Magazine;First Place, Non-Fiction Magazine Article; First Place Feature Photography
  • 2013-2014: Marks of Excellence, National Finalist, Feature Photography; First Place, Best Student Magazine; First Place, News Photography; First Place, Feature Photography; First Place, Sports Photography
  • 2014-2015: Marks of Excellence, National Finalist, Feature Photography; First Place, Feature Photography; Finalist, Photo Illustration
  • 2015-2016: Marks of Excellence, National Photo Illustration; First Place. Photo Illustration; Finalist. Magazine of the Year; Finalist, Online Site
  • 2018-2019: National Finalist, Feature Photography; First Place, Best Student Magazine, First Place; Photo Illustration; Finalist, Non-Fiction Magazine Article
  • 2019-2020: First Place, Non-Fiction Writing; First Place, Photo Illustration; Finalist, Best Student Magazine; Finalist, Feature Photography, Finalist, Online Feature Writing
  • 2020-2021: First Place, Feature Photography; Second Place, Feature Photography;  Finalist, Best Affiliated Website
  • 2021-2022: First Place, Best Student Magazine; First Place, Art/Fashion Journalism; Finalist; Photo Illustration

 

Sunshine State Awards, Florida Society of Professional Journalists

  • 2017: First Place, Best Student Publication; First Place, Best Page Design; First Place, Best Coverage of Race and Minorities 
  • 2018: First Place, Investigative Reporting  (professional category); Third Place, Inside Design  (professional category)
  • 2019: First Place, Magazine Page Design; First Place, Best Coverage of Race & Minorities; First Place, Best Website; Second Place, Overall Student Publication; Third Place, Best Student Design
  • 2023: First Place, Best Publication

 

University of Missouri, Student Design Contest

  • 2009: First Place, Overall Magazine Design; First Place, 2008 Campaign Coverage; First, Second and Third Places, Magazine Spreads; First Place, Informational Graphics; Honorable Mention, Cover Design; Honorable Mention, Photo Illustration
  • 2011: First Place, Multi-Page Story Package (News/Sports); Third Place, Editorial or Commentary Page Design; Third Place, Overall Use of Photography; Honorable Mention, Feature Page Design; Honorable Mention, Photo Story Design; Honorable Mention, Home Page of a News Website
  • 2012: Won five individual awards including first place in multi-page spreads
  • 2013: First Place, Multi-Page Story Package (Feature Topic),“Bust a Move,” Ivana Cruz; Second Place, Feature Page Design, “Filthy Flesh,” Ivana Cruz; Second Place, Special Topics, “Election 2012,” Staff; Third Place, Overall Design of a Magazine; Second Place, Information Graphic, “Find Your Match,” Ivana Cruz; Third Place, Information Graphic, “UM Goes Social,” Ashley Brozic; Third Place, Multi-Page Story Package (Feature Topic), “Filthy Flesh,” Ivana Cruz; Honorable Mention, Multi-Page Story Package (Feature Topic), “State of Solitude,” Ana Calderone and Megan McCrink; Honorable Mention, Information Graphic, “The Ultimate Holiday Wrap-UP, Sophianna Bishop; Honorable Mention, Feature Page Design, “UM Goes Social,” Ashley Brozic
  • 2014: Eleven individual awards including one first place, three second place, two third place and five honorable mentions
  • 2015: First Place, Multi-Page Feature Design, “Murica”; Second Place, Single Feature Page Design, “Murica”
  • 2016: Second Place, Special Section

 

Design Museum, Society For News Design

2024: Finalist, Print and Online