Newhouse Student Wins First Place at Prestigious Hearst Journalism Awards

Newhouse School senior Chilekasi Adele took top prize this spring in the Television News competition at the prestigious Hearst Journalism Awards.

Winning for his two stories “NY-3: The Special Election to Replace Santos” and “Cold Winter Temps Chill Driving Ranges on EVs”, the broadcast and digital journalism student took home a $3,000 award and will compete at the National Championships in San Francisco in June.

Adele was among several Newhouse students honored by the Hearst Journalism Awards as the competition announced winners over the past few months: 

Newhouse seniors John Perik, Murphy McFarlane and Nicole Aponte were awarded for their work last semester and will be also be competing in the National Championships this summer.