Five years ago, Gracyn Doctor’s mother was killed in the shooting at Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, South Carolina. This spring, Doctor G’20 emerged from the tragedy with a master’s degree from the Newhouse School, a new career path and…
Broadcast, Print Journalism Students Finalists in the NABJ Salute to Excellence Awards
The National Association of Black Journalists has released its list of finalists for its 2017 Salute to Excellence Awards, with three Newhouse students and student-produced NCC News making the cut.
Brianna Moné Williams, G’17, magazine, newspaper and online journalism
Category: Newspaper – Collegiate, Feature Reporting
NCC News, broadcast and digital journalism, masters program
Category: Online – Collegiate, Best Use of Multimedia – Special Project
“Black Lives Matter Rally”
Taylor Epps, junior, broadcast and digital journalism
Category: Radio – Collegiate, Radio Feature Reporting
“Mental Health: Why Students of Color Suffer More”
Cierra Smith, senior, broadcast and digital journalism
Category: Radio – Collegiate, Radio News Reporting
“Too Colored for Cancer”
The winners will be announced on Saturday, Aug. 12, at the NABJ Salute to Excellence Gala in New Orleans.