Advocate earns 11 Press Club of L.I. honors

The Long Island Advocate took home 11 honors, including five first-place accolades, in the annual Press Club of Long Island’s Media Awards, which were announced at the club’s annual awards dinner at Fox Hollow in Woodbury Thursday. PCLI received more than 800 entries in this year’s contest.

The Advocate earned a diverse array of honors, from Feature Package: Video in the student category to Podcast and Investigative in the professional category. Below are The Advocate’s honorees.

Yaw Bonsu, First Place, Student

Feature Package: Video

Athena Dawson, Second Place, Student

News Story

Yaw Bonsu, First Place, Student

Feature Story

National Center for Suburban Studies

Law Reform Advocacy Clinic at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law

Lawrence Herbert School of Communication

Long Island Advocate


Mario Murillo

Hunter Spears

First Place

Race and Diversity Radio

Cody Hmelar, First Place


Scott Brinton, First Place


Madeline Armstrong, Second Place


Scott Brinton, Kristin Thorne, Fatima Moien

Second Place, Solutions Journalism

Third Place, Investigative

Yaw Bonsu, Third Place