NESNE Awards

The New England Society of Newspaper Editors presents several prestigious awards each year to journalists in the region who are so expert and accomplished that they have truly “mastered” their craft. At the same time, NESNE also recognizes New England journalism’s most promising up-and-comers.

New England Society of News Editors Spring Awards


Lynne DeLucia Spirit of Journalism Award
Judith Vance Weld Brown Spirit of Journalism Award: Lynne DeLucia
Ken McGagh Master Photographer
Master Photographer Daily Newspaper: Ken McGagh
Jim Powers Master Photographer
Master Photographer Weekly Newspaper: Jim Powers
Rising Star Alec Johnson
Rising Star: Alec Johnson
Master Copy Editor John Ruddy
Len Levin Master Copy Editor: John Ruddy
College Newspaper Framingham State University First Runner Up
College Newspaper: Framingham State University
College Newspaper Quinnipiac University Second Runner Up
College Newspaper: Quinnipiac University
Journalism Education Foundation of New England Scholarship Awards
Journalism Education Foundation of New England Scholarship Award Recipients

photos by Julia Aparicio

NESNE award nominations are due in March. The award ceremony takes place at NENPA headquarters in April.

2014 NESNE Award Winners

Master Reporter
W. Zachary Malinowski, Providence Journal

Master Photographer
Ken McGagh, The MetroWest Daily News
Jim Powers, The Inquirer and Mirror

Len Levin Master Copy Editor Award
John Ruddy, The Day

Rising Star
Alec Johnson, Republican-American

Judith Vance Weld Brown Spirit of Journalism Award
Lynne DeLucia, Connecticut Health Investigative Team


New England College Newspaper of the Year:

FIRST PLACE
The Heights, Boston Colege

Second Place
The Gatepost, Framingham State University

Third Place
The Quinnipiac Chronicle, Quinnipiac University

Honorable Mention
NECC Observer, Northern Essex Community College

Honorable Mention
The Defender, St. Michael's College

Honorable Mention
The Brandeis Hoot, Brandeis University



For more information, please contact:
Megan Sherman
m.sherman@nenpa.com
781.320.8042

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