Class of 2010’s Samantha Stark and Nadia Sussman Win POYi Awards

CUNY J-School Class of 2010 alumni Samantha Stark and Nadia Sussman won Pictures of the Year International awards for their work at The New York Times.

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Sussman was honored with an award of excellence in the multimedia news story category for “In Rio, Pacification Without Peace“. Her winning piece focuses on the surging violence in Rio de Janeiro’s largest favelas and questions the government’s police pacification strategy.



Stark NYTStark was awarded second place in the multimedia news story category for “How a Love Story Triumphed in Court“. The video, published in 2015, showcases the landmark Supreme Court same-sex marriage case Obergefell vs. Hodges.