Edmonds CC student journalists take first place

Jun 04, 2017
Courtesy of: Thomas Common The Pacific Northwest Association of Journalism Educators honored EdCC student journalists Tara Pegasus, left, Zachary Bigelow and Liza Efimovskaya for excellence in journalism.

Three members of Edmonds Community College’s student newspaper reporting staff have been honored for excellence in journalism by the Pacific Northwest Association of Journalism Educators.

Zachary Bigelow, Liza Efimovskaya and Tara Pegasus received 2017 PNAJE student journalism contest awards for their reporting work featured in The Triton Review, the college’s student-run newspaper.

The contest draws entries from two-year colleges in Washington, Oregon and Idaho.

“The competition is fierce,” said Rob Harrill, journalism instructor and Triton Review adviser.


• Zachery Bigelow, first place for feature reporting, “Seattle Prepares to Mobilize on Standing Rock.”

• Tara Pegasus, third place for feature reporting, “Community Honey Creates a Buzz,”

• Tara Pegasus, frirst place for headlines.

• Liza Efimovskaya, second place for individual column/commentary, “A Strong Survivor’s Story,”

• Tara Pegasus, third place –in individual sweeps.

The Triton Review has been an independent student voice since 1973. It provides stories on issues and events of the campus community and surrounding areas.

To read the award winners, go to www.thetritonreview.com.


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