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Student Hannah Bernstein Recognized as a Winner of Religion News Association’s Chandler Award for Student Journalism

Northeastern student Hannah Bernstein.

Northeastern student Hannah Bernstein, School of Journalism, was recently named one of the winners of the Religion News Association’s Chandler Award for Student Journalism. Religion News Association (RNA) is the premier journalism association for people who write about religion in the news media, offering training and tools to help journalists cover religion with balance, accuracy and insight. Hannah, who is in her final year at Northeastern, was recognized with third place in the Student Journalism awards category.

RNA reviewed two of Hannah’s works for this award: “In Havana, young Jews create community” featured in The GroundTruth Project and “Hillels and Israel: How Campus Jewish Communities Are Grappling with Polarizing Politics” featured in New Voices. Both are feature-length articles that include multimedia components; the latter is a three-part series about politics, identity, and Jewish community on college campuses/

Congratulations to Hannah and all of the winners of the RNA Awards for Religion Reporting Excellence! A full list of winners can be found here.