PhiladelphiaNeighborhoods.com (PN.com) is the cornerstone of the Department of Journalism’s mission to better tell stories in the undercovered and underserved neighborhoods of Philadelphia. All journalism students report for PN.com for their capstone experience.
Located in the department’s Multimedia Urban Reporting Lab (MURL) on the fifth floor of Temple University’s Center City campus just across from City Hall, PN.com has all the resources of a contemporary newsroom from multimedia programs to HD video cameras.
The site has won numerous awards. Most recently,
- 2014 Keystone Student Press Awards, 1st Place, Best Website
- 2013 EPPYs, Finalist, Best College/University Journalism Website
- 2013 Keystone Student Press Awards, 2nd Place, Best Website
- 2012 Associated Collegiate Press Pacemakers, 1st place, Best online-only website
- 2012 EPPYs, 1st place, Best college/university journalism site
- 2012 AEJMC Newspaper Project Awards, 1st place, Best website
- 2012 SPJ Region 1 Mark of Excellence Awards, 1st place, Best Independent Online Student Publication
- 2012 SPJ National Mark of Excellence Awards, 3rd place, Best Independent Online Student Publication
- Plus many individual awards…
Philadelphia Neighborhoods, MURL’s flagship publication, has joined many media outlets to provide news coverage. Our partners include:
- Al Dia, one of the most prominent Hispanic news outlets in the country, translates stories into Spanish from Philadelphia Neighborhoods when the articles have particular interest for the Hispanic community.
- technicallyphilly.com, run by three Temple University graduates, covers technology in Philadelphia.
- Plan Philly reports on development and zoning issues in the city.
- WHYY has developed a site to report on Philadelphia neighborhoods in the Northwest.
Temple University Center City Campus