The Daily 49er has won local, regional and national awards for reporting, photography, design and multimedia.
The paper was named best newspaper by the Los Angeles Press Club in 2012 and was a national finalist in 2013 for design by the Associated Collegiate Press. Over the last three years, the Daily 49er newspaper and website has won 25 awards from the California College Media Association, the Society of Professional Journalists (national and regional), the California Newspaper Publisher’s Association, among others.
The Daily 49er weekly radio show on KBEACH also was honored with the Golden Mike Award from the Radio and Television News Association of Southern California in 2014.
The Daily 49er also was honored with a website design award from the Los Angeles Press Club in 2014.