Awards

Awards

Carnegie-Knight News21 students have won numerous prestigious awards for reporting, innovation, design and photography. Honors have included Hearst Journalism Awards, the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award and Student Edward R. Murrow Awards as well as recognitions from leading journalism organizations such as Investigative Reporters and Editors, the Online News Association, the National Association of Black Journalists and Society of Professional Journalists.

2017 Awards

EPPY Award

  • Winner, Best College/University Investigative/Documentary Report, Voting Wars

Investigative Reports and Editors Award

Society of Professional Journalists’ Mark of Excellence Awards, National Contest

Society of Professional Journalists’ Mark of Excellence Awards, Regional Contest

Society of Professional Journalists’ Mark of Excellence Awards, Regional Finalists

Student Edward R. Murrow Award

2016 Awards

Online News Association Online Journalism Awards

Student Projects Pro-Am

Society of Professional Journalists’ Mark of Excellence Awards, National Contest

Online In-depth Reporting

Society of Professional Journalists’ Mark of Excellence Awards, Regional Contest

Online In-depth Reporting

2015 Awards

Online News Association Online Journalism Awards

Student Projects Pro-Am

  • Finalist, Gun Wars, Carnegie-Knight News21

Hearst Journalism Awards

Multimedia News

Multimedia Features

Society of Professional Journalists’ Mark of Excellence Awards Regional Finalists

Student Edward R. Murrow Award

2014 Awards

EPPY Award

  • Winner, Best College/University Investigative/Documentary Report, Carnegie-Knight News21, Gun Wars

Investigative Reporters and Editors Award

  • Finalist, Carnegie-Knight News21, Back Home

NABJ Salute to Excellence

Online News Association Online Journalism Awards

Large Student Reporting

Society of Professional Journalists’ Mark of Excellence Awards, Regional Winners

Society of Professional Journalists’ Mark of Excellence, Regional Finalist

2013 Awards

EPPY Award, Editor and Publisher Magazine

SABEW Best in Business

NABJ Salute to Excellence National Media Awards

  • Best Digital Project, Professional Category, Who Can Vote?, National News21 team

Society of Professional Journalists, Special First Amendment Award

Society of Professional Journalists, National Contest

Society of Professional Journalists, Regional Contest

2012 Awards

EPPY Award, Editor and Publisher Magazine

  • Winner, Best College/University Investigative or Documentary Report. Who Can Vote? , National News21 team

International Data Journalism Awards

Online News Association Online Journalism Awards

Society of Professional Journalists, National Contest

  • First, Online In-Depth Reporting, How Safe is Your Food? ,Arizona State University, University of Maryland, University of Nebraska, Harvard University and University of Missouri, National News21 team

  • First, Online Feature Reporting, Salmonella Lurks from Farm to Fork, Jeffrey Benzing, Esther French, Judah Ari Gross and Robyne McCullough, University of Maryland, National News21

Society of Professional Journalists, Regional Contest

The Information is Beautiful Awards

2011 Awards

Association of Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Best of the Web

Data Journalism Awards

  • Data Visualization and Storytelling, National/International: Second: Visualizing Our Future Selves, Jason Alcorn, Michael Keller and Emily Liedel, Columbia University News21

Grantham Award of Special Marit

  • Excellence in multimedia storytelling: Coal, a Love Story (Powering a Nation), University of North Carolina News21 team: Caitlyn Greene, Catherine Orr, Catherine Spangler, Delphine Andrews, Hadley Gustafson, Hely Olivares, Jeffrey Mittelstadt, Kristen Long, Mimi Schiffman, Sarah Riazati, Whitney Baker and Laura Ruel

Hearst Journalism Awards

Horizon Interactive Awards

Investigative Reporters and Editors

Knight-Batten Awards for Innovations in Journalism

Online News Association Online Journalism Awards

Society of News Design (SND) Best of Digital News Design

  • Section/Topic Presentation, Professional Division, Silver: Powering a Nation, UNC News21

  • Section/Topic Presentation, Professional Division, Commendation: Apart From War, Syracuse News21

  • Use of Multimedia, Student Division, Commendation: Powering a Nation, UNC News21

  • Use of Multimedia, Student Division, Commendation: Apart From War, Syracuse News21

Society of News Design Best of Digital Design

  • Single-subject Project, Award of Excellence, El Nuevo Normal, Syracuse News21

Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards National Winners

  • Online In-Depth Reporting, Four-Year College/University: How Safe is Your Food?, ASU and University of Maryland News21

  • Online Feature Reporting, Four-Year College/University: Salmonella Lurks from Farm to Fork, Jeffrey Benzing, Esther French, Judah Ari Gross and Robyne McCullough, University of Maryland, News21

Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards Regional Winners

Region 1 (Northeast)

  • Online In-depth Reporting, First: El Nuevo Normal,Caitlin Dewey, Bob Miller, Andrew Hida and Bob Miller, Syracuse News21

Region 2 (Mid-Atlantic)

Region 11 (West)

Student Society for News Design

  • Mini-site/Special Section of a News Website, First: Apart From War, David Miller and staff, Syracuse News21

  • Interactive or Animated Infographic, First: Jerry’s Cabin, David Miller, Syracuse News21

Telly Awards

Webby Awards

  • Official Honoree, School/University: Powering a Nation, University of North Carolina News21

World Press Photo Multimedia Contest

  • Interactive Multimedia, Second: Power Play, UNC’s News21

2010 Awards

Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication

Best of the Web

  • Team Innovation, First (tie): “Latino America”, ASU News21

  • Team Journalism, First: The Young and the Wireless, Steve Davis, Bruce Strong, Ken Harper and Brian Dawson, Syracuse News21

  • Team Journalism, Second (tie): Powering a Nation, Laura Ruel and journalism students, UNC News21

  • Team Journalism, Second (tie): The New Voters, Leslie Walker and journalism students, University of Maryland News21

  • Team Journalism, Honorable Mention: BARThood, Jeremy Rue, Andrea Brambila, Rhyen Coombs, Marnette Federis, Kiran Goldman and Elizabeth Shemaria, UC Berkeley News21

Magazine Awards

  • Investigation and Analysis, First: David Kempa, Crossing Lines, ASU News21

  • Specialized Business Press Article, Second: Christine Rogel, Dueling Policies, ASU News21

Business Insider — The Wire

College Photographer of the Year (CPOY)

Horizon Interactive Awards

  • Video Short Film: Spilling Over, Jessey Dearing, Lauren Frohne, Elena Rue and Mike Ehrlich, UNC News21

National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) Best of Photojournalism

Online News Association Online Journalism Awards

  • Multimedia Feature Presentation, Small Site, Finalist: Powering a Nation, UNC News21

Pictures of the Year International (POYi)

Society of Environmental Journalists

Society of News Design (SND) Best of Digital News Design

  • Section/Topic Presentation, Professional Division, Silver: Powering a Nation, UNC News21

  • Section/Topic Presentation, Professional Division, Commendation: Apart From War, Syracuse News21

  • Use of Multimedia, Student Division, Commendation: Powering a Nation, UNC News21

  • Use of Multimedia, Student Division, Commendation: Apart From War, Syracuse News21

  • Information Graphics, Student Division, Commendation: Jerry’s Cabin, David Miller, Syracuse News21

Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards National Winner

  • Online In-Depth Reporting, Four-Year College/University: Apart From War, Syracuse News21

Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards Regional Winners:

Region I (Northeast)

Region 2 (Mid-Atlantic)

  • Online News Reporting, Second: Splitting Main Street, Lauren Frohn and Jessey Dearing, UNC News21.

  • Online News Reporting, Third: Power Play, Mike Ehrlich and Elena Rue, UNC News21

Region 11 (West)

2009 Awards

College Photographer of the Year (CPOY)

National Press Photographers Association (NPPA)

August 2009 Multimedia Contest

September 2009 Multimedia Contest

October 2009 Multimedia Contest

Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award

Society of News Design

Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards (SPJ)

Region 2 (Mid-Atlantic)

  • Online In-depth Reporting, First: Debating Coal’s Future, Sara Peach, Monica Ulmanu, Chris Carmichael, Jenn Hueting, UNC News21

  • Online In-depth Reporting, Second: Down the Lines, Eileen Mignoni, Ashley Zammitt, Courtney Woo, Monica Ulmanu, UNC News21

  • Online In-depth Reporting, Third: Roping the Wind, Nacho Corbella, Jenn Hueting, Monica Ulmanu, UNC News21

  • Online Feature Reporting, First: Reclaiming Creation, Courtney Woo, Eileen Mignoni, Monica Ulmanu, UNC News21

  • Best Independent Online Student Publication, Second: Powering a Nation, UNC News21

  • Best Independent Online Student Publication, Third: The New Voters, University of Maryland News21

Region 11 (West)

  • Online In-depth Reporting, Second: Building Success, Jeremy Pennycook and Elizabeth Shell, ASU News21

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