Congrats to “The Doctor Drain” team for winning a national SPJ award. Here are some more stories well worth a look (again, the Class of 2012 will be moving to Alumni Corner soon):
•Sophia Rosenbaum’s piece about falling strawberry prices made The New York Times’ City Room blog.
•Alex Eidman’s article about the battle over who can use the word “superhero” landed on Page 3 of the Daily News.
•Elly Yu, working for the Mott Haven Herald, reported on an undercover cop videotaped chasing a 10-year-old boy.
•Gabriella Sierra’s interview with music journalist Anthony DeCurtis was featured in Narrative.ly.
•Casey Cipriani’s story about the Greek fusion food trend found a home in the Queens Chronicle.
•Jessica Glazer’s story about a foodie/historian who lived for a week on recipes intended to help 19th Century tenement dwellers made our News Service. Mathilde Hamel and Angela Johnson reported on the increase in adoptions by same-sex couples. Sierra Leone Stark reported on the rise in crowdfunding efforts for movie projects.
•Eric Jankiewicz’ piece about retro video games found a home in Review Fix.
•Matt Surrusco’s article about the local impact of federal budget cuts to Head Start made The Queens Courier.
•Shannon Ayala wrote a piece for City Atlas about a group that claimed a Williamsburg lot as a community garden.
•Christine Streich, working for Juvenile Justice Information Exchange, reported on a new program to help young probationers.
•Willis Arnold and Nabil Rahman worked on the “Where I’m From” event at Webster Hall. Tanisia Morris covered the show for Voices of NY.
•The latest on The Local includes posts by, among others, Tiffany Camhi, Kathleen Culliton, Chris Dell, Theresa Fisher, Ashoka Jegroo, Jonathan Moffie, Priscila Ortiz, Nick Wells and Amanda Woods.
In our Alumni Corner:
•Katie Honan shared in NBC 4 New York’s Emmy win for its coverage of a shooting near the Empire State Building.
•Shuka Kalantari’s profile of a train hopper known as the Polaroid Kid made BBC’s Outlook. Her segment starts at about 12:55.
•Mark Morales worked on this Boston Marathon-related exclusive for the Daily News.
•Jordan Shakeshaft interviewed NFL prospect Tony Jefferson for Greatist.com.
Congrats to all — and keep ‘em coming!