Hatchet wins five first place awards in journalism competition

This photo of Ayako Ikuno, left, and Upendra Singh, right, at a National Go Topless Day event won a first place SPJ regional award.

Society of Professional Journalists named The GW Hatchet the best non-daily newspaper in Region II for the Mark of Excellence Awards this weekend, where the paper picked up four additional first place awards.

The first place submissions will move on to the Society of Professional Journalists’ national competition where all 12 of the nation’s SPJ regions will compete. You can view the full list of award-winners on the Society of Professional Journalists website.

The awards are arguably the most coveted awards in collegiate journalism.

Below are our award-winners:

Region II includes D.C., Maryland, Virginia, Delaware and North Carolina.

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