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Pinnacle College Media Awards


Top Honours for Mohawk's Journalism and Broadcast students

Students from Mohawk College's Journalism and Broadcast Television programs took first and second place at the 2016 Pinnacle College Media Awards.

Mohawk second-year Journalism and Broadcasting Television students won first place in the Best Television Newscast category, while first-year students took second place in the Best TV Special Event Coverage for their coverage of Mohawk's International Women's Day celebrations.

The shows were led by Journalism Coordinator Susan Prestedge, Television Professor Brian Willrich and Television Coordinator Tracey Kadish. The prestigious competition attracts entries from schools in Canada and the United States. Other schools in the competition included Penn State, UCLA and the University of Guelph-Humber.


About Mohawk

Mohawk College educates and serves more than 29,500 full-time, part-time, apprenticeship and international students at three main campuses in Hamilton, Ontario and learning hubs across Hamilton through City School by Mohawk, and at the College’s Centre for Aviation Technology at the Hamilton International Airport. Mohawk is among the top five colleges for applied research in Canada. It has been named one of Canada’s greenest employers seven years in a row, holds a GOLD STARS rating from AASHE for sustainability achievements and is home to the country’s largest and first institutional building to receive dual certification for Zero Carbon Building Framework design and performance for The Joyce Centre for Partnership & Innovation. More than 135,000 people have graduated from Mohawk since it was founded.