The Senior Photojournalism Major Is Recognized for His Video Work
By Kiara Ealy
A total of 72 entries from 42 schools were among the competition in the first of four multimedia competitions, according to Hearst.
Photojournalism faculty member Brian Kratzer nominated Tai for his video “Beyond Black and White.” It was produced for the Columbia Missourian and examines a local church’s attempt to increase racial diversity.
“Tim Tai is simply an outstanding journalist with great intuition,” Kratzer said. “He continues to impress me with his calm and wise approach.”
The multimedia judges are: Tiffany Campbell, executive editor, Digital, WBUR 90.9, Arlington, Virginia; Kenny Irby, independent visual consultant, St. Petersburg, Florida; Kate O’Brian, president, Al Jazeera America, New York.
Founded in 1960, the Hearst Journalism Awards Program recognizes outstanding student journalists at the collegiate level. In its 56th year, annual program is offering up to $500,000 in awards to five monthly writing competitions, two photojournalism, one radio, two television and four multimedia competitions.
Updated: September 15, 2020
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