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Best Visual Storytelling (Smaller Newsroom)
- Stephanie Daniel, KUNC
About the Entry
Stephanie Daniel’s video documentary explores the challenges based by first-generation college students by focusing on two Latina undergraduates participating in a federally funded TRIO program that provides counseling, financial aid, tutoring and other supports to students from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Comments from the Judges
“The reporter masterfully weaved statistics and data points while telling the students’ stories to show the big picture and stakes surrounding this issue.”
“This documentary brings the issues of graduation rates and first-generation students to life. The team found two very compelling characters and nicely focused the work on their stories.”
EWA is grateful to the College Board for its generous support of the 2019 National Awards for Education Reporting.