Awards

AEJMC is proud to recognize outstanding achievements of some of our members at the conference. View the list of AEJMC award recipients 2022 expected at the AEJMC Conference.


AEJMC Awards

 

  • AEJMC Equity & Diversity Award
    Department of Communications at California State University, Fullerton

  • AEJMC First Amendment Award
    Steven Waldman, Report for America

 

  • Baskett Mosse Award for Faculty Development
    No award winner this year

 

  • Dorothy Bowles Award for Outstanding Public Service
    Joe Grimm, Michigan State

 

  • Eleanor Blum Distinguished Service to Research Award
    No award winner this year

 

  • Krieghbaum Under-40 Award
    Linjuan Rita Men, University of Florida

 

  • Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Outstanding Early-Career Woman Scholar Award
    Newly Paul, University of North Texas

 

  • Lionel C. Barrow Jr. Award for Distinguished Achievement in Diversity Research and Education
    Sharon Bramlett-Solomon, Arizona State University

 

  • Paul J. Deutschmann Award for Excellence in Research
    Annie Lang, Indiana University Bloomington

 

  • AEJMC-Knudson Latin America Prize
    Celeste González de Bustamante, University of Texas at Austin, and Jeannine E. Relly, University of Arizona, for Surviving Mexico: Resistance and Resilience among Journalists in the Twenty-First Century (University of Texas Press)

 

  • Nafziger-White-Salwen Dissertation Award
    Rana Arafat, City University of London

 

  • Tankard Book Award
    Celeste González de Bustamante, University of Texas at Austin, and Jeannine E. Relly, University of Arizona, for Surviving Mexico: Resistance and Resilience among Journalists in the Twenty-First Century (University of Texas Press)

 

  • 2022 Emerging Scholar Recipients
- Desirée Schmuck, School for Mass Communication Research at KU Leuven, Belgium, for Modern Political Educators or Sources of Fake News? Influencers’ (Mis-)Information about Political Topics on Social Media
- Jieun Shin, University of Florida, for Evaluating the Quality of News and User Engagement on Social Media

 

  • 2022 Senior Scholar Recipients
- Carolyn A. Lin, University of Connecticut, for Assessing the Effectiveness of Interactive Disaster Communication: Piloting a Storm Preparedness Mobile App
- Kimberly Mack, University of Toledo, for Rock Criticism in Black and Brown Publications

 

  • 2022 Collaborative Scholar Recipients
- Amy Huber (student) and Rachel Bailey, Florida State University, for The Influence of Mediated Healthcare Environments on Preventative Healthcare-Seeking Intentions
- Haley R. Hatfield (student) and Sun Joo (Grace) Ahn, University of Georgia for Do Black Lives Matter in the Empathy Machine? Creating a Shared Reality to Disrupt Whiteness with Immersive 360-Degree Videos
- Teodora Trifonova (student) and Joy Jenkins, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, for Getting the truth out: The Professional Practices and Roles of Central-Eastern European Foreign Correspondents Covering the War in Ukraine

 

  • Best Practices Competition 2021 Winners
- 1st Place: Todd Henneman, California State University, Long Beach, for Invisible No More: Elevating Historically Marginalized Voices through Audio Storytelling
- 2nd Place: Adrienne Wallace, Grand Valley State University, and Regina Luttrell, Syracuse University, for Shifting the Paradigm: A ‘Diversity First’ Approach to PR Campaigns
- 3rd Place: Harrison Hove, University of Florida, for Outside the Box
- Honorable Mention: J. Caleb Walters, The University of West Alabama, for Rural Community Engagement: Understanding Difference Through an Experiential Communications Course

 

  • 2022 News Audience Research Paper Award

Justin Martin, The Doha Institute for Graduate Studies, Doha, Qatar and Krishna Sharma, Northwestern University for The Diets of Newsjunkies: Intrinsic Need For Orientation and Hard News Consumption, Soft News Consumption, and Use of Partisan and Less-partisan News Outlets

 

AEJMC Partner Awards

 

  • 2021 Scripps Howard Foundation Administrator of the Year (Awarded in 2022)

David Boardman, Temple University

 

  • 2021 Scripps Howard Foundation Teacher of the Year Award (Awarded in 2022)
Nicole Smith Dahmen, University of Oregon


  • 2022 Gene Burd Award for Excellence in Urban Journalism

Natalie Moore, WBEZ in Chicago


  • 2022 Gene Burd Award for Research in Urban Journalism Studies

Ayleen Cabas-Mijares, Marquette University, and Joy Jenkins, University of Tennessee, for For the Neighborhood: Examining the Role of Local Digital News in the Creation and Disruption of Territorial Stigma 


  • 2022 Frank Luther Mott/Kappa Tau Alpha Research Award

Celeste González de Bustamante, University of Texas at Austin, and Jeannine Relly, University of Arizona, for Surviving Mexico: Resistance and Resilience among Journalists in the Twenty-First Century (University of Texas Press).

  • 2022 ASJMC Gerald M. Sass Distinguished Service Award

Peter Bhatia, Detroit Free Press