NewsWatch competes annually in the Southeast Journalism Conference against other collegiate journalism students in the Southeastern United States. NewsWatch has also competed in the Associated Press Regional competition, the Hearst Journalism Contest, and the Society of Professional Journalists Contest. The Hearst and SPJ Contests have regional competitions whose leaders then compete on the national level. The Hearst and SPJ Contests are important and prestigious competitions for journalism students across the nation.
NewsWatch as a whole and our reporters have earned many awards across the years. Here are the more recent award winers: