Junior Gabe Stern wins 4th place in Hearst Breaking News competition

May 20, 2020
Gabe Stern
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Newhouse junior Gabe Stern placed in the prestigious Hearst awards for the Breaking News Competition.

Stern, a newspaper and online journalism major, received the prize for his story, "Students pressure administrators at Barnes Center sit-in," published last fall by The Daily Orange. Stern receives a $1,000 scholarship for his fourth-place win.

The Hearst Journalism Awards program hosts 14 monthly competitions in various areas of journalism, and awards up to $700,000 in scholarships and grants annually.

Congratulations, Gabe!