Temple journalists win 12 at 2013 Keystone Awards

Temple University journalists won a dozen awards at the 2013 Student Keystone Awards, including a first and second place finish in the best website category. The awards are given by the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association.

Student work was published in The Temple News, the independent student newspaper, as well as Philadelphia Neighborhoods, the capstone of the School of Media and Communication’s Journalism Department.

The winners are:

Public Service/Enterprise Package, first place
Tim Johnson, Kriston Bethel, Kate Hartman, Ben Griffiths

Philadelphia Neighborhoods
Hunting Park: Abandoned Buildings Plague the Neighborhood While City Organizations Work Toward Improvement; Plan Philly: Vacant School Buildings Affect Surrounding Communities

Feature Story, first place
Ali Watkins
The Temple News
Waiting for Reconciliation

Feature Story, second place
Brian Dzenis, Joey Cranney

The Temple News
Dropping the Ball

Personality Profile, first place
Brandon Baker

The Temple News
Into the Mist

Personality Profile, second place
Angelo Fichera, Megan McNerney
Philadelphia Neighborhoods
Chestnut Hill: Iraq Native Earns Prestigious Boy Scout Award

Sports Story, first place
Brian Dzenis, Joey Cranney

The Temple News
Dropping the Ball

Editorial, honorable mention
Angelo Fichera, Sean Carlin, Cara Stefchak, Zack Scott

The Temple News

Column, first place
Bri Bosak

The Temple News

Column, honorable mention
Zack Scott
The Temple News

Cartoon/Graphic Illustration, second place
Joey Pasko

The Temple News

Website, first place
The Temple News

Website, second place
Philadelphia Neighborhoods