SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Two Best in the Nation honors for media publications are the highlights for the University of Arkansas’ Athletic Media Relations office at the College Sports Information Directors’ of America National Workshop.
A total of four Arkansas Athletic Department publications earned five national awards, with an additional district certificate for a fifth media guide.
The Razorback men’s golf guide was selected as Best in the Nation, and the cover of the Razorback women’s golf guide was named Best in the Nation. The women’s golf guide was also ranked third in the nation. Both publications were created by assistant media relations director Jeri Thorpe and assistant athletic director for new media Dr. Bill Smith.
Thorpe and Smith received fourth in the nation for the Razorback gymnastics brochure.
Arkansas’ swimming and diving guide received fourth in the nation. The swim guide was created by media relations assistant Meaghan Hayden and edited by Smith.
The Razorback men’s basketball guide was named third in District 6. Associate media relations director Robby Edwards, associate athletic director Kevin Trainor and Smith were named for the district certificate.