Mike Reicher, ’09, Wins Education Reporting Award in California Newspaper Contest

May 24, 2012 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Mike Reicher,  ’09, Wins Education Reporting Award in California Newspaper Contest

Daily Pilot reporter Mike Reicher, a 2009 alumnus of the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, took first place in education reporting in the California Newspapers Publishers Assn.’s (CNPA) annual Better Newspapers Contest.

His “School Flight” series for the Costa Mesa (Calif.) newspaper examines why affluent families from the Mesa Verde neighborhood have abandoned their local schools — and why some are coming back.