Drea Cornejo

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications senior Drea Cornejo was awarded the 2017 Jimi Lott Scholarship from the National Press Photographers Foundation (NAPF). Cornejo, one of only eight student honorees, will receive a $2,000 award. Jimi Lott was a Seattle Times staff photographer for more than 20 years.…

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Posted: April 4, 2017

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism senior Drea Cornejo is the first place finalist in the Multimedia News category in the 2016 Hearst Journalism Awards. She will now advance to the national competition. Cornejo also placed sixth in the Picture Story category. Her Photo Story project, “From…

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Posted: March 30, 2017

Two University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications students were recognized in the 2016 Hearst Journalism Awards Competition Multimedia News category. Journalism senior Drea Cornejo received 13th place for “Lightnin’ Salvage Lives On” chronicling a fire in a business behind a popular Gainesville pizza place. Telecommunication freshman Grace King received…

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Posted: March 15, 2017