Monday, March 28, 2011

Gannett sites win National Headliner Awards

Newspapers and TV stations from coast to coast were among scores of media companies that won today in the annual competition sponsored by the Press Club of Atlantic City, N.J. The contest drew entries from papers as large as The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post. Winners included:

News series in daily newspapers with daily circulation up to 75,000
  • First place: “Money Pit/Money Maker,” Mary Beth Pfeiffer, Poughkeepsie Journal, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
  • Second place: “Growing Up Indian,” Steve Young, Argus Leader, Sioux Falls, S.D.
News series in daily newspapers with daily circulation over 75,000
  • First place: “Breaking Point: Personal Tales of New Jersey’s Tax Crush,” projects staff, Asbury Park Press
  • Second place: “Probate Court: A Troubled System,” Robert Anglen, Pat Kossan and Laurie Roberts, The Arizona Republic
Local interest column on variety of subjects
  • Third place: Mitch Albom, Detroit Free Press
Education writing
  • Second place: “Tennessee State University: A University Challenged,” Jaime Sarrio and Brad Schrade, The Tennessean, Nashville
Continuing coverage of a single news event, all markets
  • Third place: “Toyota Defense,” Joe Fryer, Monica Hanson and John Croman, KARE-TV
Feature, sports or human interest story, all markets
  • Third place: “Loren & LeRoy,” Boyd Huppert and Bill Middeke, KARE-TV

1 comment:

  1. Jim: Thanks for pointing out the Gannett winners. Your readers also might be interested in knowing that former Gannett paper and current Gannett business partner The Detroit News won two awards. They are:

    — Environmental writing: Third place: Jim Lynch, The Detroit News
    — Newspaper affiliated website: Third place:, online team, The Detroit News


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