Here’s the list of the 2018 Lone Star Awards Finalists!

Hey there, my Texas Media Peeps!
Here’s the list (alphabetically) of the 2018 Lone Star Awards finalists – Including Student Categories!

Radio Use of Sound
David Martin Davies
Texas Public Radio
“Rebuilding After Harvey: A Rockport Fulton Christmas Carol”

Jack Morgan
Texas Public Radio
“San Antonio Remembers, Sings Praises For Alameda Theater”

Jack Morgan
Texas Public Radio
“Beethoven Maennerchor Sings The Praise of Being German Americans”

Radio Talk Show
Jill Ament, David Brown, Rhonda Fanning, Leah Scarpelli, Casey Cheek
Texas Standard
“Sexual Harassment At Texas Capitol”

David Martin Davies, Kim Johnson, Jan Ross Piedad
Texas Public Radio
“After Sutherland Springs, How Do We Cope With The Trauma Of Another Mass Shooting?”

Internet News Feature Story
Ron Kabele, Curtis Craven, Eliot Stone, Susan Shore, April Garner
Texas Historical Commission Texas
Time Travel Website “Marcelino Serna, A World War 1 Hero”

Ernie Manouse, Matthew Brawley, Shannon Harrison
Houston Public Media
“Bufkins Christmas Wonderland”

Stacey Welsh
KENS5.com
“Keep Going: Texas Veteran Marks 75 Anniversary Of Bataan Death March”

Public Relations Annual Report
Doris Huang, Rebecca Hall
Houston Methodist Institute For Academic Medicine
“Houston Methodist Institute For Academic Medicine Annual Report”

Roy Prichard, Dwight Andrews, Darla Brown |
McGovern Medical School, UTHealth
“Institute of Molecular Medicine IMMPact Report”

Roy Prichard, Dwight Andrews, Darla Brown
McGovern Medical School, UTHealth
“McGovern Medical
School Year In Review”

Public Relations Communicator Of the Year
TBA

Public Relations Corporate Video
Daniel Villarreal
Harris County Department of Education
“HCDE Tax Rate”

Daniel Villarreal
Harris County Department of Education
“Mayor GoPublic Message”

Gordon Williams, Jonathan Tippett, Tyler Hargraves, Edward Long, Johnny Lively
LUTV Productions
“Lamar University Department of Theater & Dance”

Public Relations Feature Article
Carol Vaughn
Harris County Department of Education
“Overcoming Grief and Anger with Harris Co. Dept. of Education’s Help”

Ronda Wendler
MD Anderson Cancer Center
“A Recurring Nightmare”

Ronda Wendler
MD Anderson Cancer Center
“To Treat Or Not To Treat”

Public Relations News Release
Rob Cahill
UTHealth Website
“UTHealth/Harris Health physician performs emergency brain surgery during Hurricane Harvey”

Mike Emery
University Of Houston-Downtown
“UHD Professor Teaching Criminology Using Comics”

Elizabeth Fordham
Newswire
“Three steps for developing a system-wide access strategy”

Public Relations Publication
Michael Clark, Ronda Wendler, Andy Olin
MD Anderson Cancer Center
“Conquest Magazine”

Mike Emery, Sheryl Taylor, Thomas Shea, Elisa Crossland
University of Houston-Downtown
“UHD Magazine Winter 2017”

Radio Journalist Of The Year
TBA

Radio Hard News Feature
Paul Flahive
Texas Public Radio
“Remote Workers Vulnerable In Disputes With Company, Says Employees”

Carson Frame
Texas Public Radio
“Closed Doors & Toxic Fumes”

Alan Stephens
Texas Standard
“Blowback”

Radio Politics/Government
David Martin Davies
Texas Public Radio
“Questions Rise About Manuel Medina’s Many Roles In Bexar County Democratic Party”

Ryan Poppe
Texas Public Radio
“Texas’ First Medical Cannabis Dispensary Set To Open In December”

Radio Series
David Martin Davies
Texas Public Radio
“Lead Poisoning In San Antonio Zip Codes”

Joy Diaz
Texas Public Radio
“Help Wanted – Get Out”

Joey Palacios
Texas Public Radio
“Rebuilding After Harvey”

Newspaper – News or Feature Story
Mike Hixenbaugh, David Hunn, Mark Collette
Houston Chronicle
“Fifty-one Inches”

Maria Recio
Austin-American Statesman
“An Austin company is among bidders for Trump’s border wall”

Newspaper – General Commentary/Criticism
Lisa Falkenberg
Houston Chronicle
“We shouldn’t accept ‘new normal’ of mass shootings in America”

Arnold Wayne Jones
Dallas Voice
“Appreciation: Rene Moreno”

Print Photography
Cody Duty
TMC Pulse
“Scar Stories: Portraits Of Survival”

Arnold Wayne Jones
Dallas Voice
“North To Vancouver”

Lindsey Sanders
Harris County Department of Education
“Focus”

TV Hard News Feature
Mario Diaz, John Barone, Jon Hill, Bill Carruthers, Aaron Wische
KPRC
“Harvey Emissions”

Greg Groogan, John Heads, David Lanier, Ray Williams, Matt Matejka
KRIV
“11 Voices of Suffering On The San Jacinto”

Kyle Porter, Grace White
KHOU
“Battle For The Border”

TV Investigative Series
Rose-Ann Aragon
KRPC
“Series: Generation Under Fire”

Greg Groogan, John Heads, Aprille Meek, Ray Williams, Matt Matejka
KRIV
“Toxic Trouble”

Print Journalist Of The Year
TBA

TV Soft News Feature
Daniel Gotera, Mike Orta, Justin DeYoung
KHOU
“A Storyteller’s Story”

Laura Lucas, Matthew Brawley, Shannon Harrison
Houston Public Media
“Eco-Artist Grant Manier”

Oscar Margain, Jose Sanchez
KENS
“Mowing Man”

Magazine Column
Shanley Chien Pierce
TMC Pulse Magazine
“On the Side: How TMC Employees Spend Their Spare Time”

Britni Riley
TMC Pulse Magazine
“Curated: The Intersection of Arts And Medicine”

Kristopher Sharp, John Wright
OutSmart Magazine
“The Deadly Consequences of Texas’ House Bill 3859”

Magazine Layout
Maggie Galehouse, Alyssum Klopp
TMC Pulse Magazine
“TMC Pulse March 2017”

Staff
Houstonia Magazine
“February 2017 Issue”

John Wright, Blase DiStefano, Alex Rosa, Ashkan Roayaee, Staff
OutSmart Magazine
“Harvey’s Heroes: OutSmart October 2017”

TV Documentary or Public Affairs
Daniel Gotera, Mike Orta, Justin DeYoung
KHOU
“The Program: Pearland Oilers”

Karen Loke, Ron Kabele
Texas Parks & Wildlife Television
“In Memory of Jacob”

Rachel McNeill, Allen Reid, Dawn Campbell, Robert Grant
KPRC
“Saving Madagascar”

TV Editing
Matthew Brawley
Houston Public Media
“Bufkins Christmas Wonderland”

Tammy Griffin
KRIV
“EaDo Street Art”

Michael Humphries
KENS
“A Glimpse Into Heaven”

TV Feature Photography
Matthew Brawley
Houston Public Media
“Eco-Artist Grant Manier”

Matthew Brawley
Houston Public Media
“Unbelievably Cool Easter Eggs”

Michael Humphries
KENS
“A Glimpse Into Heaven”

TV Journalist Of The Year
TBA

TV Photojournalist Of The Year
TBA

TV Sports Feature
Daniel Gotera, Mike Orta
KHOU
“Fishing With An Angel”

Daniel Gotera, Mike Orta
KHOU
“Maggie’s Second Chance”

Vinnie Vinzetta, Marcus Floyd, Jason Eggleston
KENS
“Loveable Losers: The Saga of the San Antonio Gunslingers”

Internet Collaborative News Reporting
KENS Staff
KENS5.com
“Ingram Square Fire: A hero dies, a suspected arsonist speaks”

KENS Staff
KENS5.com
“Team Coverage: The Sutherland Springs Church Massacre”

Internet Opinion
Nathan Cone
Texas Public Radio
“No One Is Innocent: Revisiting “Fire Walk With Me””

Elizabeth Fordham
Energy Marketing Conferences
“Ghostwriting: The Very Apparent Fork In The Road”

Elizabeth Fordham
buffythebitchyblogger.com
“More Than 13 Reasons Why”

Radio Soft News Feature
Carson Frame
Texas Public Radio
“A Swan Song For Some Military Bands: Budget Cuts Stop The Music”

Paul Flahive
Texas Public Radio
“San Antonio’s Last Traveling Typewriter Repairman”

Michael Marks
Texas Standard
“Operation Longhorn”

Magazine Article
Roxanna Asgarian
Houstonia Magazine
“Family In Transition”

Shanley Chien Pierce
TMC Pulse Magazine
“Twin Skin: 3 TMC Doctors, 2 Identical Sisters and 1 Extraordinary Transplant”

John Wright, Alex Rosa
OutSmart Magazine
“Harris County DA Kim Ogg Is America’s Top Gay Cop”

Student Print Sports Story
Nathan Keil
The Baylor Lariat
Baylor football shows signs of life

Nathan Keil
The Baylor Lariat
“West Virginia stuns Baylor on overtime free kick”

Karisa Norfleet
Lamar University Press
“Worst to first”

Student Print Photography
Matt Beadle
Lamar University Press
“Cards demolish Falcons”

Liesje Powers
The Baylor Lariat
“Bonfire marshals”

Shane Proctor
Lamar University Press
“State Fair Carousel

Student Print News or Feature Story
Sophie Caldwell
The Review
“Culture of Silence: How a lack of consent education harms high school students”

Dani Yan
The Review
“Deliverance: How a father-son duo decided to brave Harvey’s waters … ”

Dani Yan, Emily Chen, Sophie Gillard
The Review
Locked Down: Campus security changes prove vital”

Student TV & Radio News or Feature Story
Jessica Babb
The Baylor Lariat
Board to vote on task force recommendations

Jessica Babb
The Baylor Lariat
Trump inauguration”

Brooke Kirchhofer
LUTV News
“Dream Still Alive?”

Student TV & Radio Sports Story
Brooke Kirchhofer
LUTV News
“Raising Steers”

Elisabeth Tharp
The Baylor Lariat
“NCAA volleyball first round”

Jennifer Yacuta
LUTV News
Knocking Out Addictions”

Best Student Newspaper
TBA

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