2020 NYC High School Newspaper NEWSIES! Competition

Mon. October 12, 2020

We are pleased to have accepted submissions for 2020’s New York City high school newspaper awards – The Newsies! The competition – which is free of charge – was open to all NYC public high schools.

The entry deadline was October 7, 2020.

We very much look forward to seeing, reading, reviewing and acknowledging the outstanding journalism being produced within New York City’s public high school communities.

2020 Entry rules are available here: Entry Rules

Fri. Nov. 8, 2019

Baruch College’s NYC High School Journalism Conference and NEWSIES! Awards took place on November 8, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. The 16th annual NYC High School Journalism Conference and Newsies best in NYC public high school competition served more than 30 NYC high schools from all five boroughs.  High school student journalists and teacher-advisors came to Baruch College’s Vertical Campus for a day of  workshops with journalism educators and journalists, a plenary news conference, and the Newsies! awards ceremony.  A continental breakfast and pizza lunch were provided.

First and second place award plaques and trophies were awarded to NEWSIES! winners in eight categories and a large first place plaque was awarded for the best high school newspaper edition.   The hard work of high school newspaper advisors and student journalists was recognized with Baruch College Certificates of Participation for each attending high school.

For further information, please contact Professor Geanne Belton at geanne.belton@baruch.cuny.edu.