Jewish Week Investigation Named Finalist For Major Journalism Award

The Jewish Week
April 6, 2016

A Jewish Week photo of Williamsburg from the investigative series. Michael Datikash/JW

The Jewish Week has been named a finalist in two categories of annual awards contest of the Deadline Club, the New York City Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

Don’t Know Much About History: Inside the Battle to Improve Chasidic Education,” the result of a six-month investigation by Hella Winston and Amy Sara Clark, is a finalist in the category for Reporting By A Newspaper With A Circulation Under 100,000, and a four-part radio series by the same name produced in partnership with WNYC is a finalist in Radio or Audio Reporting category.

In addition, The Jewish Week was one of only 13 news organizations that is a finalist in more than one category.

The club received a record 623 entries to its annual competition, which recognizes the best work in 2015 by New York area news organizations in 31 journalistic categories, including print, digital, video, television, radio and still pictures.

The winners will be announced next month.



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