June 16, 2006
Contact: Anna Kruse
MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists presented its annual Page One Awards at a banquet on June 14th. In the only annual contest that pits City Pages against the local dailies, City Pages took home eight citations in all–including five first-prize entries: Long Feature (Safe Child Syndrome by Beth Hawkins); Investigative Reporting (The Hit Parade Revisited by Paul Demko and G.R. Anderson Jr.); Best Website Special Report (“New Orleans Survivor Stories”); Sports Feature (“King of the Hill”; and Graphics/Art & Illustration (“Everything You Know About Taxes is Wrong”).
Below is a complete list of City Pages winners:
FIRST PLACE WINNERS
Best Website Special Report: New Orleans: Survivor Stories by City Pages Staff
Newspaper – Long Feature: Safe Child Syndrome by Beth Hawkins
Newspaper – Investigative: The Hit Parade Revisited by Paul Demko and G.R. Anderson Jr.
Newspaper – Sports Feature: King of the Hill by Britt Robson
Newspaper Graphics – Art and Illustration: Everything You Know About Taxes is Wrong illustrated by Dan Picasso and Nick Vlcek
SECOND PLACE WINNERS
Best Website: citypages.com
Newspaper Photojournalism – Feature: Safe Child Syndrome photographed by David Fick
THIRD PLACE WINNER
Newspaper – Sports Column: What Happened? by Britt Robson
For a complete list of Page One Award winners visit The Minnesota Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists website at http://www.mnspj.org
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