Sunday, April 01, 2012

Ithacan Named Best in New York State

From left: Assistant News
Editor Erica Palumbo and
Proofreader Marissa Smith
at the NYPA Convention.
The New York Press Association has named The Ithacan the Best College Newspaper in New York State for 2011. The award was announced yesterday at the NYPA annual convention at the Gideon Putnam Hotel in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.  The award is the top honor in NYPA’s annual Better College Newspaper Competition. 
The paper was also awarded:

  • First Place for Design
  • Third Place for Editorial Writing

In addition, the following individuals won awards for their work:

  • Graham Hebel ’13, First Place, Photography
  • Emily Park, Second Place, Photography
  • Chris Zivalich ’12, Second Place, Column Writing
  • Patrick Feeney ’13, Second Place, News Writing
  • Elma Gonzalez ’14, Third Place, Feature Writing

The awards were for papers published during the 2011 calendar year (Libby Sile ’11, spring semester editor in chief; Aaron Edwards ’12, fall semester editor in chief). This is the 10th time The Ithacan has been named best in the state in the past 12 years. 

No comments: