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Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing: Amy Ellis Nutt

Nieman Notes April 19, 2011

Only one of seven crew members survived the sudden sinking of the Lady Mary, a scallop boat, in March 2009. Reporter Amy Ellis Nutt, NF ’05, spent seven months unraveling clues, and in November 2010, her five-part series, “The Wreck of the Lady Mary,” appeared on the front page of the Star-Ledger and on its website, where it featured photographs and video by her colleague Andre Malok. Nutt was awarded the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing. Read more

The New Age announces new editor

Nieman Notes October 29, 2010

Henry Jeffreys, a 2005 Nieman Fellow, was recently announced as the new editor of The New Age newspaper, following the controversial walkout of the fledgling newspaper's top five editors. Jeffreys is well-respected as the former editor of Cape Town daily Die Burger, and former deputy and political editor of the Johannesburg daily Beeld, where he started his career in the 1980s. Read more

Amy Ellis Nutt Recieves 2008 Sigma Delta Chi Award

Nieman Notes April 13, 2009

The Society of Professional Journalists announced the recipients of the 2008 Sigma Delta Chi Awards for excellence in journalism on Monday, April 13. Amy Ellis Nutt, a 2005 Fellow, was honored for her feature article, “The Accidental Artist” in The (N.J.) Star-Ledger. Read more