Knight Center student wins journalism awards in diverse media


Greg Monahan

MSU Knight Center for Environmental Journalism graduate student Gregory Monahan was recognized recently by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters and the MSU School of Journalism.
Monahan won two first-place awards in the journalism school’s Best of MSU competition. He also was a member of Focal Point, the newscast that came in first place in the MAB’s College Television Daily Newscast/Sportscast category.
Monahan took the top spot in Best of MSU’s Radio Feature section for his interview with Michigan Technological University professor John Vucetich about Michigan’s wolf hunt, which started Nov. 15 in the state’s Upper Peninsula. The story was published on the center’s Great Lakes Echo news service.
Monahan also won for his weekly humor columns at the State News.
The Best of MSU awards is a new program  that recognize the best student journalism at Michigan State during  2013. The school will enter first-place finishes into the Society for Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence awards.
Monahan is in his second semester of graduate work at MSU, and contributes regularly to Great Lakes Echo.