Archive for March, 2022

The Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) has awarded The Beacon a Silver Crown. The Crown Awards “are the highest recognition given by the CSPA to a student print or digital medium for overall excellence,” according to the CSPA website.

The ceremony was streamed live, and featured an audio recording by current Beacon Editor-in-Chief Austin De Dios:

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UPDATE: In Fall 2022, Ben became an NFL reporter for Fox Sports, covering the AFC South.

Ben Arthur, 2016-17 Beacon Sports Editor covers the NFL, specifically the Tennessee Titans for The Tennessean newspaper in Nashville.

Ben recently joined a newsroom Zoom meeting to talk about his career path from The Beacon to his internships (KOIN TV and Denver Post), and his jobs at a the Laredo Morning Times in Laredo, Texas, followed by a stint covering the Seahawks and other sports for the Seattle PI and now the Tennessean.

Ben Arthur discussing the Seahawks in a guest appearance on KING TV’s “Newday Northwest” show in Seattle
Throwback: Ben Arthur and Malika Andrews in the Beacon newsroom in 2015 working on their weekly sports video “Arthur & Andrews”
Ben and Malika interviewing UP Men’s basketball coach Eric Reveno in 2015

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