MINNEAPOLIS (August 7, 2015) - The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) congratulates the winners of the 2015 NABJ Salute to Excellence in Collegiate Journalism Awards! The awards recognize exemplary coverage of people or issues in the black community that is produced by full-time undergraduate and graduate journalism students. Winners were announced Saturday, Aug. 7, during NABJ's 40th Annual Convention and Career Fair in Minneapolis, the largest gathering of minority journalists in the country.
The following are the 2015 winners:
Newspaper - Feature Reporting Race, gender stereotypes present in modern-day animation Hailey Huffines The Alestle
Newspaper - General News Reporting The Harlem Quartet Lea Zora Scruggs, Saman Malik, Nick Lucchesi The Village Voice
Newspaper Feature: Single Story We Have Nothing To Lose But These Chains: A First-Person Account of Tragedy and Chaos in Ferguson Montinique Monroe The O'Colly at Oklahoma State University
Online - Best Use of Multimedia - Special Project Don't Wail Til Midnight Morgan State University--The MSU Spokesman
Online - Online News Reporting Brown Loses Bid To Be Maryland's 1st Black Governor Glynn A. Hill Howard University News Service
Online - Online Sports Reporting Overcoming Adversity, Prince Becomes King at Howard Jourdan Henry Howard University/101 Magazine
Photography - Multiple Images Gallery: Ferguson Montinique Monroe The O'Colly at Oklahoma State University
Photography - Single Image Hands Up! Don't Shoot The Independent Florida Alligator Television - General TV News Reporting MSU Dies In Fredrick Wilson Mississippi State University An advocacy group established in 1975 in Washington, D.C., NABJ is the largest organization for journalists of color in the nation, and provides career development as well as educational and other support to its members worldwide.