(From left) Christian Flow, Gigi Georges, Mary Georges, Jack Ackerman, Michelle Wu and Jerry Georges. Ackerman and Wu, senior writers for The Daily Princetonian received the 2010 Christopher J. Georges Award for Excellence in Student Journalism for their comprehensive five-part series “University Justice.” Judges also awarded honorable mention to staff writer Christian Flow from The Harvard Crimson for his two-part series “Building the Public Domain .” The Christopher J. Georges Award for Excellence in Student Journalism honors exceptional, in-depth reporting by a student reporter on a policy issue of importance affecting his/her campus, community, or beyond.
Nieman Foundation curator Bob Giles looks on as Charles Wells examines an unexpected honor. Wells, a former news executive editor and comp director, received the 2010 Christopher J. Georges Award for Exceptional Service to The Harvard Crimson.
The 2010 Christopher J. Georges Conference on College Journalism was held at Lippmann House, home of the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard, on April 16-17. More than 70 students from a dozen college newspapers participated in a series of talks and workshops led by award-winning journalists and news executives.
As in the past, students from The Harvard Crimson
, under the direction of Crimson President Peter Zhu, co-sponsored the event. Thanks to all the volunteers who helped to make this gathering possible.
The Nieman Foundation is also deeply grateful to the family of Christopher Georges for their continued support of this annual conference, which provides aspiring young journalists with new ideas, skills and contacts.