Associated Collegiate Press Pacemaker Awards 2017

Newspaper Pacemaker

Finalist: The Daily Barometer


College Media Association Pinnacle Awards 2017

Four-Year Literary Magazine of the Year

Finalist: Prism

Best Display Ad

Finalist: "Goat Yoga" ad

Best TV Promo/PSA

Finalist: KBVR-TV - "Faces of Orange Media Network: Lucas"

Best Viral Video

Finalist: Orange Media Network - "OSU Students Pronounce Washington Cities"


College Broadcasters, Inc. National Student Production Awards

Best Promo

Finalist: KBVR-TV - "Copy Editor Spot"


College Media Association Apple Awards 2017

Best Tweet

First Place: The Daily Barometer

Best News Delivery

First Place: Orange Media Network

Best Newspaper

Four Year Universities, Circulation More Than 10,000

First Place: The Baro (Feb. 6, 2016, Closed borders, open campus)

Best Magazine Spread

First Place: Beaver’s Digest (Vol 3 issue 2)

Best Radio Promo

First Place: KBVR-FM (The Bird Nerds Club)
Produced by Donald Orr

Best Facebook Page

Third Place: The Daily Barometer


Northwest College Emmys 2017

Nominated for Best Photographer/Editor

Lucas Paris and EJ Albaugh

Nominated for Best Talent 

EJ Albaugh


Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association Collegiate Day 2017

Best Headline Writing

First Place: The Baro Staff

Best Editorial

First Place: The Baro Staff

Best Sports Story

First Place: Josh Worden

Best Sports Photo

First Place: Zbigniew Sikora

Best Photography

First Place: Zbigniew Sikora

Best writing

Second Place: Josh Worden

Best News Story

Second Place: Brian Rathbone, Lauren Sluss, Richard Steeves, Riley Youngman

Best Feature story

Second Place: Carina Burgher

Best Sports Story

Second Place: Brian Rathbone

Best Sports Photo

Second Place: Zbigniew Sikora

Best Feature Photo

Third Place: Josh Lucas

Best News Story

Third Place: Lauren Sluss, Amy Schwartz, Ellie Magnuson

Best Website

Third Place: The Baro Staff


Society of Professional Journalists Region Ten

Mark of Excellence Awards 2017

Best Sports Column Writing

First Place: Brian Rathbone (Plus: 2016 National Award Winner!)

 Best All-Around Daily Student Newspaper

Finalist: The Daily Barometer

Best Student Magazine

Finalist: Beaver’s Digest

Best Editorial Writing

Finalist: The Daily Barometer Editors

Best Sports Photography 

Finalist: Zbigniew Sikora (Timmy Hernandez diving touchdown catch)

Best General News Reporting

Finalist: Ellie Magnuson, Amy Schwartz, Lauren Sluss (“OSU Declared a Sanctuary University”)


College Media Business and Advertising Managers 2017

Best Audio Ad or Underwriting Spot (16 seconds or longer)

Third Place: KBVR-FM 88.7 (The Bird Nerds Club)
Produced by Donald Orr

Best Self-Promotional Audio Ad

Third Place: KBVR-FM 88.7 (Divine Liner)
Produced by Sean Fox