Newhouse students compete in Hearst Journalism Awards Program

April 6, 2017

Two Newhouse School students were winners in the Photojournalism II – Picture Story/Series Competition of the 2016-2017 Hearst Journalism Awards Program.

Bryan Cereijo was the fourth place finalist and earned a $1,000 award. He will proceed to the semi-final round. Moriah Ratner was the seventh place finalist.

Winners were selected from 73 entries submitted from 42 schools nationwide. The top winners, along with the top finalists from the photo I competition and two overall highest scorers, will submit additional photos for the semi-final round of judging in April. Six finalists will be chosen from that round to compete in the program’s National Photojournalism Championship, along with writing, broadcast and multimedia finalists. The championship will be held May 29 – June 2, 2017 in San Francisco.

In addition, two Newhouse students were winners in Hearst’s College Sports Writing competition: Chris Libonati, who placed 17th, and Paul Schwedelson, who tied for 18th. 

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