Columbia Scholastic Press Awards

The Pitt News Wins Multiple Columbia Scholastic Press Awards

News writing
2nd Place
Jon Moss, “‘Union Avoidance’ Firm Received $240k from Pitt,” The Pitt News, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
 
Editorial Writing
1st Place
Maggie Durwald, “Pittsburgh will Heal,” The Pitt News, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
 
Personal opinion: Off-campus issues
1st Place
Jeremy Wang, “Pittsburgh Gun Bills Fail Civil Rights and Safety,” The Pitt News, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Certificate of Mention, Janine Faust, “State Should Step Up to Address Rising Tuition,” The Pitt News, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
 
General or humor Commentary
1st Place
Allison Dantinne, “If These Walls Could Talk, They’d Scream | A Glimpse into Life at Hillman During Finals Week,” The Pitt News, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.
 
Sports News (Includes season summaries and game stories)
2nd Place
Trent Leonard, “Penn State Pummels Pitt,” The Pitt News, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
 
Personality profile
1st Place
Maya Best, “Chloe Baierl | Knitting pretty,” The Pitt News, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
3rd Place
Emily Wolfe, “Pitt’s Peregrine Falcons | Flesh and Blood,” The Pitt News, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA;
 
General feature
3rd Place
Emily Wolfe, “A day in the life of student canvassing,” The Pitt News, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
 
Single feature photograph
2nd Place
Anna Bongardino, “Vermont Senator and Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders Held a Campaign Rally in Schenley Plaza Sunday evening,” The Pitt News, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
 
Single sports photograph
1st Place
Bader Abdulmajeed, “Redshirt Freshman Micky Phillippi,” The Pitt News, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
 
Newsmagazine Cover
2nd Place
Eli Savage, “Silhouettes 2019,” The Pitt News, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
 
Digital Breaking news
1st Place
Janine Faust, John Hamilton and Christian Snyder, “Alpha Kappa Alpha Suspended, Police Investigating Alleged Hazing,” The Pitt News, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA;
 
Digital News feature
3rd Place
Lexi Kennell, “Totality in Tennessee: Pitt Scientists Witness, Document Historic Eclipse,” The Pitt News, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

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