Newhouse students win in White House News Photographers Association contest

Madeline Powell G’20, a graduate of the Goldring arts journalism and communications program, and photography junior Cole Strong both won first place in two different categories of the White House News Photographers Association Eyes of History student contest.

Powell took first place in the General News or Feature: Natural Sound category fo her piece “I Am My Crown” which examines the beauty and stigma of natural Black hair.

Strong won first place in the sports category for “Chasing the Dragon,” which details Newhouse assistant professor Ulf Oesterle’s quest to make the Paralympics. Oesterle teaches in the Bandier Program. Strong recently placed 12th in the Hearst Journalism Awards program with “Chasing the Dragon.”

Congratulations, Madeline and Cole!