2011 Honorees

The City University of New York is pleased to announce the winners of the 2011 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

"Apartments crumble on Kelly Street"
by Mathew Perlman, a Hunter College junior last year. Read the story.

Best Feature Story

"Recycling to Survive, Some Face Abuse"
by Basilisa Alonso, a Lehman College junior last year. Read the story.

Best Commentary

"Kaptain Afrika: A Call to Serve"
by Ngozi O. Onuoha, a City College of New York junior last year. Read the story.

Best Web Publication

The Bronx Journal website,
www.thebronxjournal.com