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SBU Journalism Alumni Win New York Press Association Awards

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Journalism LogoThe New York Press Association recognized several Stony Brook University School of Journalism alumni through its Better Newspaper Contest, presented to journalists who have gone “above and beyond, and for their outstanding achievements.” Since 1930, these prestigious awards have been judged on a statewide basis with thousands of entries each year.

1st Place Winners
Jen Nuzzo, Coverage of Crime/Politics/Court and Coverage of Education, The News-Review, Riverhead, 2009
Michelle Trauring, Feature Story, The Southampton Press-Eastern Edition, 2010
Rachel Young, In-Depth Reporting, The Suffolk Times, 2009

2nd Place Winners
Desiree Keegan, Sports Feature, The Village Times Herald, Setauket 2012
Rachel Young, Feature Story, The Suffolk Times, Mattituck 2009

3rd Place Winners
Desiree Keegan, Sports Writer of the Year, Port Times-Record, Port Jefferson/Mt. Sinai, 2012
Jen Nuzzo (2009) and Krysten Massa (2016), Coverage of Crime/Politics/Court, The Suffolk Times, Mattituck
Jen Nuzzo (2009) and Krysten Massa (2016), Coverage of the Environment, The Suffolk Times, Mattituck
Krysten Massa, Sport News Photos, The News-Review, Riverhead, 2016
Michelle Trauring, Coverage of the Arts, The Sag Harbor Press, 2010
Gregory Wehner, Feature Story, The Southampton Press-Eastern Edition, 2014

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