San Francisco – The top 10 winners in enterprise reporting were announced today in the 58th annual William Randolph Hearst Foundation’s Journalism Awards Program, in which 105 undergraduate journalism programs at universities across the nation are eligible to participate. 122 entries were received in this competition from 70 schools.
First Place has been awarded to Kenny Jacoby from University of Oregon. Kenny receives a $3,000 scholarship for his winning article titled “Why Oregon’s Title IX Investigation of Kavell Bigby-Williams’s Alleged Rape Stalled Before It Began” published in SportsIllustrated.com.
University of Oregon’s School of Journalism will receive a matching grant, as do the journalism departments of all scholarship winners. Kenny also qualifies to participate in the Hearst National Writing Championship which will be held this June in San Francisco.