Newhouse student journalists make strong showing in ACP Clips & Clicks Contest

Several Newhouse students were honored in the Associated Collegiate Press Clips & Clicks Contest, which recognizes the current work of student journalists. The Fall 2020 competition, which covers work produced from Aug. 1 to Dec. 28, 2020, drew more than 350 entries from colleges and universities across the country.

Three students won first place awards: Gavin Liddell, a graduate student in multimedia, photography and design; Nina Bridges, a senior photography major; and Fiona Gaffney, communications design senior in the College of Visual and Performing Arts.

The honorees are:

Design: Magazine Page/Spread, 1st Place: Nina Bridges and Fiona Gaffney, “The Memory Project“ (Jerk)

Sports Photo, 1st Place: Gavin Liddell, E-ski-ping the Pandemic (The NewsHouse)

Broadcast Feature Story, 4th Place: Alex Malanoski, “Syracuse’s first cat café” (The NewsHouse)

News Story, Honorable Mention: Christopher Hippensteel, “Students put in COVID-19 isolation frustrated with miscommunication from SU” (The Daily Orange)

Feature Story, Honorable Mention: Chandler Plante, “The Good Parts” (The NewsHouse)

Feature Story, Honorable Mention: Danielle Clough, “Quaranzines: Tinkertoys for Isolated Malcontents” (The NewsHouse)

Sports Story, Honorable Mention: Alex Hamer, “Goalkeeper Russell Shealy emerges at Syracuse” (The NewsHouse)

Opinion Writing, Honorable Mention: Camryn Simon, “Black Death: A New Form of Porn”  (Jerk)

For more information about the competition, visit