The Hatchet is a finalist in 10 categories for the regional Mark of Excellence awards, including best website and best all-around non-daily student newspaper, the Society of Professional Journalists announced Wednesday.
The group will reveal placement for the coveted collegiate journalism honors in late April. Region 2 includes the District, Virginia, Delaware, Maryland and North Carolina. First place winners will advance to a national contest.
Here are our award-winning submissions:
- Best affiliated website – Hatchet staff
- Best all-around non-daily student newspaper – Hatchet staff
- Breaking news reporting: U.S. News kicks GW off rankings – Hatchet staff
- Breaking news photography: Person struck by train at Foggy Bottom Metro – by Francis Rivera
- Editorial writing – Hatchet editorial board
- General column writing – Annu Subramanian
- General news photography: Snapshot: Occupy D.C. – by Freddo Lin
- In-depth reporting: GW inflates admissions data – Hatchet staff
- Online in-depth reporting: Election 2012 coverage, including Newsroom updates and our Storming the White House video – Hatchet staff
- Online sports reporting: Getting down and derby – Marie McGrory