2010 Honorees

The City University of New York is pleased to announce the winners of the 2010 Murray Kempton Awards for Journalism. Named for the famed columnist who captured the soul of the city while often serving as its conscience, these awards recognize the contributions of outstanding undergraduate student journalists.

Best News Story

"The Green Initiative Referendum: Why You’re Funding a Magazine That Doesn't Exist"
by Jesse Lent, a Hunter College senior. Read the story.

Best Feature Story

"Small Longwood Church Feeds the Hungry"
by Fausto Giovanny Pinto, a Hunter College senior. Read the story.

Best Commentary

"Why Not Ease Up on Stop and Frisk?"
by Kesi Foster, a City College of New York junior. Read the story.