Mehlville Media Students Honored by Journalism STL

Journalism Students Win Local Awards


Photo by Erin Moeckel

St. Louis, April 27, 2017 — Joseph Pulitzer said to “Put it before them briefly so they will read it, clearly so they will appreciate it, picturesquely so they will remember it and, above all, accurately so they will be guided by its light.” That is just what Mehlville High School journalism students did this past school year. Their work was noticed and honored by local journalism group, Journalism STL.


The website features work from both newspaper and broadcast staffs. Journalism STL awarded the site with a superior rating, the highest honor attainable to high school media staffs in the Greater-St. Louis area. Only four high schools received this honor. Junior Priyanka Chaudhary serves as the webmaster. The Student Prints newspaper under the leadership of senior editors Anthony Garcia and Sabina Schaaf also received an honorable mention in the overall newspaper category.


Other accolades include individual awards for many student journalists. Senior broadcast producer Bryana Tate earned a superior rating for her football promo video. Tate also received an excellent rating for the new segment The Mehlville Minute along with Leah Rojo (12) and Miranda Shelton (12). Taylor Durham won an excellent rating for in the broadcast features category and an honorable mention in the broadcast news category. Seniors Liz Catarinicchia and Natalia Cuetara were also honored in the broadcast features category with an excellent rating. Honorable mention in the broadcast news category went to senior Stephen Berhorst and seniors Miranda Shelton, Emma Logan and Nikki Longland were honored for their feature story. Allen Ganic (12) garnered an honorable mention for his print sports news story. Newspaper design awards went to Zack Martin (12), Sabina Schaaf (12) and Anthony Garcia (12).


About Journalism STL and Mehlville Media

Journalism STL is an organization that seeks to educate and support journalism programs as they endeavor to innovate the coverage of daily events and people who shape their communities. Mehlville Media combines the work of student newspaper Student Prints and Mehlville Today broadcast programs to serve the population of Mehlville High School and surrounding community. Both programs are advised by Erin Moeckel.




Contact Info:

Adviser: Erin Moeckel

Newsroom: 314.467.6240

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