Awards & Achievements

November 2010:  reesenews.org launched

April 2011: 2010 SPJ Region 2 Mark of Excellence – First Place: In-Depth Reporting – The Hillside Journey by Shane Ryan

May 2011: 2010 SPJ National Mark of Excellence – First Place: Online Sports Reporting – NCAA Probe: Staying in Bounds by Pressley Baird, Kristen Long, Seth Wright

January 2012: First Place – Hearst Multimedia – Make a noise if you can hear me by Jon Kasbe

April 2012:  $50,000 grant awarded for STEM education initiative

June 2012: WhichWayNC launched

June 2012: Winner – Hearst National Multimedia Championship – Jon Kasbe

July 2012: The Roll Call launched

August 2012: First Place – AEJMC Best of the Web, Team Innovation – The struggle for a neighborhood by Rebecca Seawell, Sam Ward, Kristen Long, Alena Oakes

August 2012: Third Place – AEJMC Best of the Web, Team Innovation – Carrier Classic interactive scoreboard by Andrew Dye, Kelly Wollman, Kat Styons

August 2012: Third Place – AEJMC Best of the Web, Individual Innovation – What’s on your plate at the dining hall? by Kelly Wollman

September 2012: STEMwire launched

November 2012: First Place – Hearst Feature Writing – From a cardboard box to loving arms by Melissa Abbey

February 2013: The e-book, News On the Go, is published.

April 2013: Senior Producer Sara Peach was awarded a grant to develop a course on communicating about climate change

August 2013: Second Place – AEJMC Best of the Web, Technological Innovation – The Roll Call by Tony Mantovani, Colleen McEnaney and Matt Hayes

August 2013: Third Place – AEJMC Best of the Web, Technological Innovation – N.C. Tax Calculator by Matt Hayes and Ashlyn Still

April 2014: Reese News Lab wins $35,000 Knight Foundation prototype grant to launch Capitol Hound

May 2014: Capitol Hound launched

June 2014: Reese News Lab and PBS Media Shift host first annual Journalism School Hackathon