AEJMC honors Newhouse student work in magazine awards

August 2, 2019

The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (AEJMC) announced the winners in their annual Magazine and Best of the Web/Best of Digital competitions, bestowing honors on Newhouse student work.

2019 AEJMC Student Magazine Contest 

New Magazine Ideas, Second Place: NEHA magazine, Melissa Chessher and Adam Peruta, advisers

Single Issue of an Ongoing Magazine—Editorial, 3rd Place: Jerk, Spring 2019, Syracuse University. Melissa Chessher, adviser

Single Issue of an Ongoing MagazineDesign, 3rd Place: Baked, Spring 2019 issue, Melissa Chessher, adviser

Single Issue of an Ongoing MagazineGeneral Excellence, Honorable Mention: Baked, Spring 2019 issue, Melissa Chessher, adviser

Articles – Places, Second Place: “‘It’s Baltimore’s Time’: Inside Charm City’s Club Music Scene,” by Jake Henry Smith, Melissa Chessher, adviser

Articles – Places, Third Place: “An Indigenous Woman’s Guide to Upstate New York,” by Michelle Schenandoah, Melissa Chessher, adviser

Articles – Service & Information, Second Place:  “24 Hours in Miami’s Chic Shopping District,” by Camille Nzengung. Melissa Chessher, adviser

Articles – Service & Information, Third Place: “An Expert Guide to Thai Animal Sanctuaries,” by Shweta Karikehalli. Melissa Chessher, adviser

Articles – Features, Second Place: “A 40-year-old U.S. Charity Connects Donors to Ukrainians Abroad with Camps and Letters,” by Weng Cheong. Cheryl Reed, adviser 

Articles – First Person, Third Place: “How I Traveled to 40 Countries in Three Years,” by Jamie Jenson. Melissa Chessher, adviser

Articles – First Person, Honorable Mention: “What My Experience at the Catskill Animal Sanctuary Taught Me About Cruelty,” by Alexis Jones, Melissa Chessher, adviser

2019 AEJMC Best of the Web/Best of Digital

3rd Place, Individual/team/single class website: NEHA magazine - http://nehamag.com

Produced by the Summer 2018 MNO graduate class (Profs: Melissa Chessher and Adam Peruta)

Congratulations to all winners! The AEJMC awards ceremony will be held during their annual conference in Toronto, Aug. 7-10.