2012-2013 Winners and Finalists

The materials listed here include a one-page summary given to the judges and a presentation. In most cases the presentation is a PowerPoint file, although one team produced a presentation PDF. Several of the PowerPoint files have embedded videos. PDFs of the presentation are also included, but do not have any of the embedded video material.

First Prize:

Craft a strategy to get more young people to consume news (Challenge 10)

Sponsor: Ogden Newspapers

Devin Bartolotta, Matt Digby, Glenn Janos, Leah Petrovich, Sarah Tranelli, Ryan Vibbert (entry 4)

One-page Summary

PowerPoint Presentation

PDF of Presentation

 

Second Prize:

Create a mobile app for local events, eateries and attractions (Challenge 17)

Sponsor: Anonymous

Sicong Li, Andrew Winter, Ben Weibel, Justin Howell, Rose Troyer, Erica Staeuble (entry 16)

One-page Summary

PowerPoint Presentation

PDF of Presentation

 

Honorable mentions (alphabetic order by sponsor)

A. Use ‘augmented reality’ to engage media consumers (Challenge 16)

Sponsor: Anonymous

Matthew Forsythe and Emily Kimble (entry 12)

One-page Summary

PowerPoint Presentation

PDF of Presentation

 

B. Create a mobile app for local events, eateries and attractions (Challenge 17)

Sponsor: Anonymous

Chris Pinchot, Gina Ranalli, Alex Martinez (entry 5)

One-page Summary

PowerPoint Presentation

PDF of Presentation

 

C. Create ways for readers to tailor information to their needs (Challenge 15)

Sponsor: Akron Beacon Journal

Kaity Conner, Jacob Corrigan, Isaiah Griffin, Kaitor Kposowa, Bradley Parks

One-page Summary

PowerPoint Presentation

PDF of Presentation

 

D. Craft a strategy to get more young people to consume news (Challenge 10)

Sponsor: Ogden Newspapers

Nii Hotei Nikoi, Tracy Tinga, Reda Hassan, Alicia Aikens (entry 14)

One-page Summary

PDF of Presentation

 

E. Convince older newspaper readers to embrace digital products (Challenge 8)

Sponsor: The Plain Dealer

Brianna DiPilato, Amy Gregory, Chu Wu, Kaylyn Hlavaty (entry 3)

One-page Summary

Prezi

 

Finalists (alphabetic order by sponsor):

A. Use ‘augmented reality’ to engage media consumers (Challenge 16)

Sponsor: Anonymous

Warnaka Gunawardena, Sumali Hewage, Praveen Gopallawa (entry 18)

One-page Summary

PowerPoint Presentation

PDF of Presentation

 

B. Create a mobile app for local events, eateries and attractions (Challenge 17)

Sponsor: Anonymous

Ryan Kara (entry 2)

One-Page Summary

PowerPoint Presentation

PDF of Presentation

 

C. Invent a way to instantly share public safety news with the public

Sponsor: WELW Radio

Nic Ruebel and Tyler Means (entry 17)

One-page Summary

PowerPoint Presentation

PDF of Presentation