Newhouse students receive 20 ACP Awards

Newhouse students, projects and campus media outlets received 20 awards—including four First Place honors—at the Associated Collegiate Press (ACP) Pacemakers and Individual Awards, announced at the #MediaFest22 Conference in Washington, D.C. on Friday.

The national winners were Abby Weiss ’22 for her Neilia Biden profile in the Multimedia Interactive Graphic category and Louise Rath ’23 for her NCC News story about New York’s broadband access for the Broadcast News Story category.

Gavin Liddell ’20, G ’22 also won for his photo essay about Syracuse University’s club ice hockey team on The NewsHouse in the Photo Slideshow category and the Entitled to Equality team led by Chelsea Stern ’22 won for Social Media Promotion.

In the ACP’s Best of Show contest for work produced so far this school year, multimedia, photography and design graduate student Isaiah Vazquez took home the top prize in the Photojournalism category. The NewsHouse staff placed sixth among the four-year college websites.

In its annual review the media outlets, ACP named The Daily Orange, Jerk and SALT magazine, by Newhouse’s military program, as Pacemaker Finalists. SALT, The Daily Orange and The Daily Orange online were among those named to ACP’s Pacemaker 100, recognizing the top 100 publications.

Congratulations to all the winners!

2022 Associated Collegiate Press Pacemakers and Individual Awards Winners

Pacemaker Finalists:

   Newspaper: The Daily Orange

   Magazine: SALT, Jerk

Individual Awards

Photo Slideshow

    First Place: Gavin Liddell, The NewsHouse, “Grit & Glory”

Interactive Graphic

     First Place Abby Weiss, The Daily Orange, “THE ONE: Joe Biden’s 1st wife Neilia Biden shaped his life, career while at Syracuse”

Multimedia News Story

    Third Place: Staff, The NewsHouse, “Entitled to Equality”

Multimedia Feature Story

    Fifth Place: Kate Brennan, The NewsHouse, “Aloha Aina“

    Honorable Mention: Abby Weiss, The Daily Orange, “THE ONE: Joe Biden’s 1st wife Neilia Biden shaped his life, career while at Syracuse”


   Fourth Place: Morgaine McIlhargey, The NewsHouse, “Kira kira”

Broadcast News Story

   First Place: Louise Rath, NCC News, “New York State Still Lacks Broadband in 2022”

   Fourth Place: Louise Rath, NCC News, “The SYR Airport’s New Plan to Boost Competition”

Broadcast Feature Story

   Third Place: Moriah Humiston, NCC News, “Where do Syracuse’s COVID-19 tests go?”

   Honorable Mention: Gloria Lepko, Bethanie Ryan, The NewsHouse, “Holiday”

Broadcast Sports Story

    Honorable Mention: Annie Boos, The NewsHouse, “The Comeback Year”

Social Promotion 

   First Place: The NewsHouse Staff, “Entitled to Equality”

Newspaper Page/Spread

    Second Place: Shannon Kirkpatrick, Maya Goosmann, Morgan Sample, Megan Thompson, Danny Kahn, The Daily Orange, “From Players to Coaches”

    Honorable Mention: Shannon Kirkpatrick, The Daily Orange,  “Holiday spice”

Magazine Page/Spread

    Honorable Mention: Alexander Sturdivant, SALT, “Raising the Bar”

    Honorable Mention: Caitlin Brink, SALT, “A Canal Runs Through It”

Sports Game Story

     Fifth Place: Jackson Roberts, The NewsHouse, “Syracuse women’s lacrosse bested 15-13 in Kayla Treanor’s return to Boston College”

Sports Feature Story

      Honorable Mention: Christopher Cicchiello, The NewsHouse, “Why doesn’t SU pay Otto the Oranges” 

Sports Game/Action Photo

     Honorable Mention: Kayla Breen, The NewsHouse, “Scramble for the ball”

     Honorable Mention: Isaiah Vazquez, The NewsHouse, “Flying High”