Finalist

“I Am a Black Girl and … ”
Single Topic News or Feature: General News Outlets, Print and Online (Small Staff)

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About the Entry

Pittsburgh’s PublicSource offers a comprehensive exploration of educational realities facing many black female students. 

Entry Credit

  • Mary Niederberger, Reporter, PublicSource
  • Jeffrey Benzing, Reporter, PublicSource

Comments from the Judges

“A good variety of stories that are extremely informative and richly tell the stories of individuals. It’s a topic that isn’t well-reported and this takes a deep dive.”

“Compelling feature idea, with fresh story ideas and presentation.”

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EWA is grateful to the College Board for its generous support of the 2017 National Awards for Education Reporting.