By Point Park News Service:
The 2015 Student Keystone Press Awards have recognized three Point Park News Service reporters with several of its statewide journalism honors for student reporters.
Graduate Alex Stumpf received a first-place award in the sports story category for “Ballhawks snag flies, fouls and occasional fan backlash,” about fans who to collect multiple baseballs at a game. Stumpf’s story also received an honorable mention in the feature story category. Additionally, the story was featured in a KDKA-TV report about ballhawks.
Julia Kramer, a graduate student, received a second-place award in the feature story category for “More women taking care of funeral business,” about the growing number of women transforming the funeral business. The story was also published in the print and web editions of Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
Graduate Ralph Musthaler received an honorable mention in the photo story category for his photographs and video of “Pittsburgh Steeline entertains Steeler nation,” the official Steelers drumline that performs at every home game.
The Point Park News Service competed in Division II for four year colleges and universities with enrollment under 10,000. For a complete list of winners, visit http://panewsmedia.org/