UF student wins SPJ Florida College Scholarship

Andrea Cornejo

Andrea Cornejo

MIAMI, FLORIDA — SPJ Florida is proud to announce the first-place winner of the 2017 SPJ Florida College Scholarship, Andrea Cornejo!

A senior at the University of Florida, Cornejo, 21, is studying photojournalism and has worked as a staff photographer and videographer at the Gainesville Sun since October 2016. She also serves as a freelance editor at The New York Times Editing Center. She was also a finalist for College Journalist of the Year at the 2017 Sunshine State Awards.

The judges were impressed with Cornejo’s portfolio, which included a photo essay following the journey of a pregnant homeless woman, traveling to Cuba to report on water quality, and a multimedia project on the controversial Sabal Trail in Florida.

Read the complete article HERE.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s