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.
Mohawk College educates and serves 30,000 full-time, part-time, apprenticeship and international students at three campuses and two City School locations at the Eva Rothwell Resource Centre and the Central Public Library in Hamilton, Ontario. Mohawk has ranked first among all Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area colleges in student satisfaction for seven consecutive years and first in graduate satisfaction for the past five years. Mohawk ranks 15th among all colleges in Canada for applied research activity and has been named among Canada’s greenest employers and the region’s top employers for the past three years.