Saturday, 30 August 2014

2012 Ippies Awards: Winners

The CUNY Graduate School of Journalism is pleased to announce the winners of the 2012 ippies journalism awards. This year, a record 46 publications (plus a few freelancers) submitted more than 240 entries for the ten categories in which prizes are given.  This is the tenth anniversary of the awards, and the first time the CUNY Journalism School has been their host.

Photos by Thomas Chan

Best investigative/in-depth story: Investigates an issue overlooked by mainstream media or one that has great community impact

Best article on immigration or social justice: Critical look at economic, political or social issues that affect disenfranchised communities

Best editorial/commentary: Presents a convincing and compelling perspective

Best overall design of print publication: Use of typography, art, images and layout in conveying a publication’s editorial message

  • 1st placeKurt Hoffman, The Forward
  • 2nd place: Nick Sadowski, Nowy Dziennik
  • 3rd place: Anthony Smyrski, City Limits

Best overall design of an online publication: Use of typography, art, images and layout in conveying a publication’s editorial message

Best photo essay or online slideshow: Photographic series that best conveys a storyline or concept

Best photograph: Goes beyond headshots or posed formal shots

Best video: Best use of visual storytelling to highlight an issue of importance to a local community

Best audio: Best use of audio storytelling to highlight an issue of importance to a local community

Best multimedia package: One that integrates multiple elements

Click here to read a media round-up of Ippies coverage by the ethnic and community press.

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