Northeastern Journalists Receive New England Edward R. Murrow Award

“Zach Ben-Amots came to Northeastern’s journalism graduate program because he wanted to tell stories that would make a difference, stories that would reach and touch people.

He had his sights set on working with the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project, which, led by Director Margaret Burnham, University Distinguished Professor of Law, has been investigating and uncovering previously unsolved murders of Black people during the Jim Crow era, exposing the facts and bringing a sense of justice to the families. He missed out on the class that would have let him work on the project, but he found another way to make his mark: a collaborative documentary that, this summer, won a New England Edward R. Murrow Award.”

Read more here at News@Northastern.

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