December 20, 2023

NYU Journalism undergraduate David Cheung placed 8th in the Multimedia Narrative Storytelling Competition of the annual Hearst Awards.

The Hearst Journalism Awards has announced its list of the 20 best Multimedia Narrative Storytelling projects for 2024. The Hong Kong pole dancers fighting sexual stigma,” at number eight on the list, is a short video created by NYU senior David Cheung, who handled every step from conceptualization to execution. Cheung’s story looks at the origins and rising popularity of acrobatic pole routines and was published by BBC Reel, which focuses on short documentaries and explainers.