2013 Honorees

The City University of New York is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 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

"Rotten Bananas on Kelly Street"
by Mathew Perlman, Hunter College


Best Feature Story

"At the Corner Deli, a Yemeni Immigrant Saga"
by Kiran Sury, Brooklyn College


Best Commentary

"50 Shades of Dismay"
by Aliza Chasan, Queens College