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Matt Petres

Matt Petres, Photographer

Matt Petres is a co-editor in chief of photojournalism and a member of the class of 2023. His favorite part of photojournalism is teaching new staff to use the equipment. Outside of photojournalism, Matt enjoys biking on the lakefront trail. This is his second year on staff.

Awards:

2023 Columbia Scholastic Press Association Gold Circle Award: Digital news: single spot news photo, first place, "Russian invasion shocks, concerns students of Ukrainian descent"

2023 Columbia Scholastic Press Association Gold Circle Award: Yearbook feature photo, second place, "Excited audience"

2023 Columbia Scholastic Press Association Gold Circle Award: Yearbook sports feature photo, third place, "Hyped huddle"

2022 Columbia Scholastic Press Association Gold Circle Award: Print news: single spot news photo, third place, "United Ukraine"

2022 Journalism Education Association National Student Media Contests, St. Louis convention: Excellent, photography portfolio

2022 Columbia Scholastic Press Association Gold Circle Award: Photo slideshow, certificate of merit (with Andrew Burke-Stevenson, Malcolm Taylor, Chloe Ma, Henry Benton, and Patrice Graham), “Photo gallery: Faculty face off in Homecoming arm wrestling tournament”

2021 Journalism Education Association National Student Media Contests, Virtual: Excellent, first-year photo

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