Announcement of specific rankings will be at the SPJ regional convention at the BYU Salt Lake Center on Saturday, March 29th.
Region 9 consists of schools from Utah, Colorado, Wyoming, and New Mexico.
The finalists are as follows:
Ashley Wawro, Susie Fluckiger: General News Reporting, large university division
Amy McDonald: In-depth Reporting, large university division
Jenn Cardenas: Sports Writing, large university division
Shawn Fielding: Sports Writing, large university division
ElevenNEWS Staff: Best All-Around Television Newscast
Jessica Black Littlefield: Radio Feature Reporting
Christopher Nestman: TV Breaking News Reporting
Aya Khatib: TV Breaking News Reporting
Ali Monsen Bryner: TV General News Reporting
Ali Monsen Bryner: TV Feature Reporting
Matt Rascon: TV Feature Reporting
Brady Tucker, Christine Assily: TV Sports Reporting