March 12, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
Alumni and students have been making the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism proud as they claim awards and fellowships in top journalism competitions.
Here’s a list of recent winners:
* Narratively, an indepth storytelling platform founded by 2012 Entrepreneurial Journalism Fellow Noah Rosenberg, won best website at Pictures of the Year international, beating National Geographic Magazine.
* This video by ’10 alum Almudena Toral, who teaches Video Storytelling for the Web, was named the top News Multimedia story in the 2014 Pictures of the Year International competition.
* Nathan Fitch, who came from Hunter College to take Bob Sacha’s Video Storytelling class last year, won 2d place in the POY News Multimedia category for a powerful story on Hurricane Sandy, which he created as a class assignment and later sold to TIME.com.
* The Delegation of the European Union to the United States has selected Brock Stoneham, a December 2013 graduate with a concentration in International Reporting, and Class of 2014 International Reporting student Alexis Barnes for an all-expenses-paid press visit to Brussels for U.S. graduate journalism students. During the five-day study trip (March 23-28), Brock and Alexis will learn about the main EU institutions, issues, decision-making procedures, and media resources. They will also have an opportunity to meet European and U.S. correspondents based in Brussels to establish valuable contacts for their future careers.