Newhouse students, projects win 13 Pinnacle awards

Newhouse students and student projects picked up 13 awards including six first place honors in this year’s College Media Association’s Pinnacle Awards.

In addition, three NCC News student stories were selected for the College Media Association Film and Audio Festival.

Congratulations, winners!

2020-21 Pinnacle Awards

Best Audio Special Event Coverage  
1st Place: “Our Poisoned Kids”, Sydney Gold (Deconstructing the Divide, WAER and The Stand)

Best Magazine Contents Page/Spread 
1st Place: SALT (Military photojournalism 2021)

Best Magazine News Page/Spread 
1st Place: “No Justice, No Peace”, Danielle Baker (SALT: Military photojournalism 2021)

Best Arts and Entertainment Story
1st Place: “Vinyl’s Victory Lap”, Zoe Glasser (Jerk)

Best News Package
1st Place: Deconstructing the Divide

Best Online Main Page
1st Place: The 61% Project
2nd: Deconstructing the Divide

Best Sports Feature Photo
2nd Place: “Casting Away”, River Bruce (SALT: Military photojournalism 2021)

Best Photo Package
3rd Place: “For the Win”, T.J. Shaw and Laura Oliverio (Deconstructing the Divide)

Sports Multimedia Story
Honorable Mention: “He’s got all the tools: Goalkeeper Russell Shealy emerges at Syracuse”, Alex Hamer (The NewsHouse)

Best Breaking News Photo
Honorable Mention: “No Justice, No Peace”, Danielle Baker (SALT/Military visual journalism)

Best Social Media Strategy
Honorable Mention: Deconstructing the Divide, Frankie Sailer, Charlene Masona, Taijay Blagrove, Kevin Camelo
Honorable Mention: 61% Project, Emmy Gnat

2021 College Media Association Film and Audio Festival

Video Feature Package
2nd Place: Paisley Skeith, NCC Newhouse School, Emmy Award Winning SU Student Lives in “Concrete Penthouse”

Video News Package
2nd Place: Ricky Sayer & NCC News Newhouse School, Restaurant Workers left off Vaccine Eligibility List

Sports Documentary
3rd Place: NCC News Spotlight Orange Team with Caleb Britt & Ryan Arbogast, In Black and White