Syracuse Press Club honors Newhouse students, media organizations

April 6, 2018

The Syracuse Press Club announced the finalists for their annual awards, honoring 13 Newhouse students in the student division, and 9 media organizations featuring student work in the professional division. Winners will be announced at the awards dinner at the Genesee Grand Hotel on May 5. Congratulations, finalists!


Best Radio News Story
NCC News, Tyler Aki, “Young Rappers Trying to Change Chicago’s Violent Image”
Best Print News Story
Daily Orange, Jordan Muller, “’Out of Options’”
Best Television News Story
NCC News, Jamie Weiss, “A Survivor’s Story”
Best Radio Sports Story
NCC News, Jonathon Hoppe, “Two Sports, No Problem”
NCC News, Jonah Karp, “The Male Cheerleader Stereotype vs. Reality”
Best Print Sports Story
Daily Orange, Matt Schneidman, Sam Fortier  - “Power Move”
Best Television Sports Story
NCC News, Elissa Candiotti, “Peyton Sefick is Kicking Out Doubt and Scoring Big”
NCC News, Chris Venzon, “’Armstrong’: A Purpose Worthy of a Pursuit”
Best Radio Feature Story
NCC News, James Groh, “The Laws You Didn’t Realize You Were Breaking”
Best Print Feature Story
The Daily Orange, Sam Ogozalek, “1,264 Miles”
Best Television Feature Story
NCC News, Michael Lehr, “Can Man Chases One Million Cans”
Best Multimedia Story
The Syracuse City Blocks staff, “City Blocks” (Melissa Chessher, Jeff Passetti advisers)
They Wear Blue Staff, “They Wear Blue” (Steve Davis, Bruce Strong, Ashley Kang advisers) 


Sports Story
WAER-FM, “From the Marines to the Syracuse Sidelines” – Meredith Kava
WAER-FM, “Paving the Road”- Maura Sheridan
Sports Show
WAER-FM, “Countdown to Tip-off: Pregame for Syracuse v. Kansas Basketball”
WAER-FM, “Countdown to Kickoff: Pregame for Syracuse v. Clemson Football
Student Staffers: Sean Salisbury, Evan Stockton, Jake Marsh, Maura Sheridan, Noah Eagle and Tyler Aki

News Feature/Series
The Stand, Jasmine Gomez, “Affordable Homes: Buyers Purchase Vacant Properties and Restore Them to Usable Form”
"Human Interest" Feature/Series
The Stand, Katelyn Faubel, “Where Are They Now? South Sider’s equestrian dream from childhood is being realized”
Sports Story
The Stand, David Onoue, “An unlikely friendship opens opportunities for homeless community”
Feature Photo
The Stand, Emily Elconin, “Finding Her Way Back”
The Stand, Michael Santiago, “They Wear Blue”