Each year UCTV-19 enters the Excellence in Journalism contest held in conjunction with the Baptist Press Student Journalism Conference. The entries are judges by professional journalists with the prize being awarded each fall at the conference held at the headquarters of the Baptist Press in Nashville, Tennessee.
2001 – 1st Place 19 News
2002 – 2nd Place 19 News
2003 – 1st Place Thursday’s Discussion
2004 – 2nd Place 19 News
2005 – 1st Place Patriot Talk