Crescent magazine editors, writers and photographers won four regional college journalism awards on Saturday, April 6 from the Society of Professional Journalists, Region 1.
The Crescent staff won the finalist award for Best Student Magazine for its Fall 2018 edition, the second publication in its young start.
Alumna and Journalism minor Jefferine Jean-Jacques was selected as the winner in the Feature Photography category for her series of photos, “Through the lens,” published in the inaugural edition of Crescent magazine
in Spring 2018.
Jean-Jacques’ photo package was culled from various trips she took with her three children to show them the world. Among the countries captured were Haiti, India, Ghana and Ethiopia. Jean-Jacques has a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies.
Her photos later received a national SPJ Finalist award.
Other regional winners for Crescent include, Managing Editor Jacob Waring, who won a Finalist award for Non-Fiction Magazine Article, “A lot to juggle,” in the Fall 2018 edition on SCSU students who are also parents. Waring is a Journalism major.
And Photo Editor Meghan Olson, a Studio Art-Photography major, who won a Finalist award for Feature Photography, for “Funky hair,” the Fall 2018 cover package.
Each category included one Winner and one Finalist.
SPJ Region 1 encompasses universities from Maine through New England to New York, New Jersey to Philadelphia.
Students from the SCSU SPJ chapter were on hand to accept the awards at the ceremony in Boston.
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