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NABJ Congratulates the 2013 Salute to Excellence Winners

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NABJ Congratulates the Winners of
the 2013 Salute to Excellence Awards



WASHINGTON, DC (August 7, 2013)
- The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) congratulates the winners of the 2013 Salute to Excellence Awards. The competition honors work from print, television, radio, online, photojournalism, and public relations. Winners were announced Saturday, Aug. 3rd, at an annual gala celebration during NABJ's 38th Annual Convention and Career Fair in Orlando, the largest gathering of minority journalists in the country.

Newspaper

Over 150,000

Newspaper - 01-001 News: Single Story

"Orangeburg Legacy Gets Overdue Focus"

Melanie Eversley

USA Today



Newspaper - 01-002 News: Series

"Danger Zone"

Chastity Pratt Dawsey, Andre Jackson, Kristi Tanner, Kathleen Galligan

Detroit Free Press


Newspaper - 01-003 Feature: Single Story

"Bound by Survival"

Theresa Vargas

The Washington Post


Newspaper - 01-004 Feature: Series

"The Unknown Exoneree"

Selwyn Crawford; Diane Jennings

The Dallas Morning News


Newspaper - 01-005 Investigative

"Ghost Factories"

Allison Young, John Hillkirk, Peter Eisler, Shannon Green

USA TODAY


Newspaper - 01-007 Specialty

"Imprisoned by their fears"

Derrick Jackson

The Boston Globe


Newspaper - 01-008 Sports

"The black hole of sports"

Derrick Jackson

The Boston Globe


Newspaper - 01-009 Business

"Success is fast, sweet in chocolate business"

Olivera Perkins

The Plain Dealer


Newspaper - 01-010 Commentary

"Body of Work by Phillip Morris"

Phillip Morris

The Plain Dealer


Newspaper - 01-011 Special Project

"68 Blocks: Life, Death, Hope"

Meghan Irons, Maria Cramer, Jenna Russell, Andrew Ryan, Akilah Johnson

The Boston Globe


Newspaper - 01-014 Art & Design: Graphics

"Rock Hall Induction Inductees over the years"

Chris Morris, Felesia McDonald Jackson

The Plain Dealer


Newspaper - 01-015 Photography: Single Image

"Olympic Champion"

Gregory Bull

Associated Press


Newspaper - 01-016 Photography: Multiple Images

"Rio's Crack Ban"

Felipe Dana

Associated Press


Under 150,000


Newspaper - 01-001 News: Single Story

"Gripped by Violence"

Alesha Williams Boyd, Nicquel Terry, Michelle Gladden, Kevin Penton

Asbury Park Press


Newspaper - 01-002 News: Series

"Amy Jeter "

Amy Jeter

The Virginian-Pilot


Newspaper - 01-003 Feature: Single Story

"Daddy Do-Over: Boot Camp Makes Men of Deadbeat Dads"

Nicholas Phillips

Riverfront Times


Newspaper - 01-004 Feature: Series

"Lou Hansen - Webb Series"

Lou Hansen

The Virginian-Pilot


Newspaper - 01-005 Investigative

"Plenty of Guilt to Go Around"

Tom Finkel, Tony D'Souza

Riverfront Times


Newspaper - 01-008 Sports

"Jason Terry's Last Shot"

Tony Ortega

Seattle Weekly


Newspaper - 01-009 Business

"Farewell to Red Bones Den"

Suzy Rust

Riverfront Times


Newspaper - 01-010 Commentary

"Roger Chesley"

Roger Chesley

The Virginian-Pilot


Newspaper - 01-011 Special Project

"Football is Life"

Tom Peyton, Meredith Sheffer, Gerry Melendez, Ron Morris

The State


Newspaper - 01-016 Photography: Multiple Images

"Long Riders"

Chris Curry

Houston Press

Magazines


Over 1 Million

Magazines - 02-017 General Reporting

"Free At Last"

Amy Barnett, Shirley Henderson, Brett Ryder, Brian Branch Price

Johnson Publishing Company


Magazines - 02-018 Single Topic Series

"Whitney Houston"

Amy Barnett

Johnson Publishing Company


Magazines - 02-019 Investigative

"Sterilized by the State"

Lisa Armstrong, Wendy L. Wilson

Essence


Magazines - 02-021 Specialty

"Your Journey to Joy"

Amy Barnett

Johnson Publishing Company


Magazines - 02-022 Sports

"Everything's On Me"

Otto Strong, Tim Keown

ESPN The Magazine


Magazines - 02-023 Business

"Top Cities for Black Businesses"

Amy Barnet, Kevin Chappell

Johnson Publishing Company


Magazines - 02-024 Commentary/Essay

"Diary of a Comeback"

Amy Barnett

Johnson Publishing Company


Magazines - 02-026 Art & Design: Page Design

"Dear Gabby"

Amy Barnett; Jennifer Moore, Allison Samuels

Johnson Publishing Company


Magazines - 02-027 Art & Design: Graphics

"And Still they Rise"

Amy Barnett; Darhil Crooks, Nicole Hutcheson

Johnson Publishing Company


Under 1 Million


Magazines - 02-017 General Reporting

"BE Next: Masters of Design"

LaToya Smith

Black Enterprise


Magazines - 02-018 Single Topic Series

"Financial Fitness Contest"

Sakina Spruell

Black Enterprise


Magazines - 02-019 Investigative

"Abusing the Badge"

Angela Caputo; Rui Kaneya, Yisrael Shapiro

The Chicago Reporter


Magazines - 02-020 International

"The Great Equalizer: The Virginia non-profit Sports Outreach Institute uses chess, among other activities, to improve lives around the world"

Jamaal Abdul-Alim

Chess Life


Magazines - 02-021 Specialty

"Ready To Die: The Secret Epidemic of African-American Suicide"

Angela G. King, Kimberly Hayes Taylor

B.L.A.C. Detroit Magazine

Radio



Network

Radio - 03-028 News: Short Form

"Social Issues affect Black Ohio Voters"

Allison Keyes, Ron Elving

NPR


Radio - 03-031 Feature

"Artist Elizabeth Catlett"

Allison Keyes, Sarah Mobley-Smith, Tom Cole

NPR


Radio - 03-032 Sports

"Outside the Lines and The Sporting Life: Donnovan Hill"

Tom Farrey, Simon Baumgart, Tim Hays, Dwayne Bray

ESPN


Radio - 03-033 Documentary

"As Black As We Wish to Be"

Lu Olkowski, Al Letson, Taki Telonidas, Laura Spero

Independent production for State of the Re:Union distributed by NPR and PRX


Radio - 03-034 Commentary

"Egyptians Await the Results of the Presidential Election"

Kimberly Adams, Luis Clemens

Cairo, Egypt


Radio - 03-037 Public Affairs: Interview/Discussion

"Released"

Anita Woodley, Dick Gordon, Katie Davis

North Carolina Public Radio


Top 15 Markets


Radio - 03-028 News: Short Form

"CHA not living up to promises of mixed-income housing"

Natalie Moore, Shawn Allee

WBEZ


Radio - 03-029 News: Long Form

"Sexual Cyberbullying: The Modern Day Letter A"

Courtney Stein, Courtney Stein, Marianne McCune, Michael Johnson

WYNC Radio


Radio - 03-030 Investigative

"Grandma can't accept your calls"

Robert Wildeboer, Cate Cahan

WBEZ


Radio - 03-031 Feature

"Idlewild"

Kate Wells

Michigan Radio


Radio - 03-033 Documentary

"Infant Mortality"

Jennifer Guerra

Michigan Radio


Radio - 03-034 Commentary

"My Education, Uninterrupted"

Sanda Htyte, Michael Brown, Marianne McCune

WNYC Radio


Radio - 03-036 Public Affairs: Segment

"Afternoon Shift: Christian Fenger Academy High School seniors"

Katie O'Brien, Justin Kaufmann

WBEZ


Radio - 03-037 Public Affairs: Interview/Discussion

"Afternoon Shift: Conversation with Reverend Charles Straight"

Carrie Shepard, Justin Kauffman

WBEZ


Market 16 & Below

Radio - 03-031 Feature

"A Conversation with Take 6"

Lisa Godley, Perry Smith

WHRV-FM


Television


Network

Television - 04-038 General Assignment: Short Form

"Young Volunteers of Hurricane Sandy"

Scott Pelley, Patricia Shevlin, Guy Campanile, Michelle Miller

CBS Evening News


Television - 04-039 General Assignment: Long Form

"Shooting in Sanford: The Death of Trayvon Martin"

Matt Gutman, Seniboye Tienabeso, Michael Corn

ABC News


Television - 04-040 Spot News

"Whitney Houston"

Peter Goodman, Bill Whitaker, Bill Flanagan, Ramon Parkins

CBS News


Television - 04-041 Investigative

"Outside the Lines: FAMU Band Hazing"

Mike Sciallo, Mike Fish, T.J. Quinn, Tim Hays

ESPN


Television - 04-042 Feature: Short Form

"Harmony Project"

Scott Pelley, Patricia Shevlin, Guy Campanile, Bill Whitaker

CBS Evening News


Television - 04-043 Feature: Long Form

"A Swimmer's Mission"

Robert Buchanan; Cristina Boado, David Corvo, Katie Boyle

NBC News


Television - 04-044 International

"Inside Africa:The Himba of Namibia"

Bill Galvin, Sheri England, Aja Harris, Errol Barnett

CNN


Television - 04-045 Specialty

"Robin's Journey: Finding A Donor"

Robin Roberts, Brian O'Keefe

ABC News


Television - 04-046 Sports

"Latipha Cross: Outrunning the Odds"

Scott Harves, Victor Vitarelli, Valerie Gordon, Jeremy Schaap

ESPN


Television - 04-047 Documentary

"Black in America: Who is Black?"

Soledad O'Brien, Bud Bultman, Michelle Roza, Tina Matherson

CNN


Television - 04-048 Public Affairs: Program

"I am Trayvon: A Family Fights for Justice"

Emmett Miller, Luther Burke; Dan Morris, David Scott, Marie Nelson

BET Networks/BET News


Television - 04-049 Public Affairs: Segment

"CNN Special Projects"

Tiffany Newberry

CNN


Television - 04-050 Public Affairs: Interview/Discussion

"Battleground: Countdown with the First Couple"

James Blue, Marie Nelson, Ed Gordon, Lola Ogunnaike, Angela Chambers

BET Networks/BET News


Top 15 Markets

Television - 04-038 General Assignment: Short Form

"Athena Curry: One Year Later"

Devin Fehely

WXIA - 11Alive News


Television - 04-039 General Assignment: Long Form

"Cops Cleared in Shooting"

John Golf

News 12 Westchester


Television - 04-040 Spot News

"Deadly Newburgh Police Shooting"

News 12 Staff

News 12 Hudson Valley


Television - 04-041 Investigative

"Falling Through the Cracks"

Devin Fehely

WXIA - 11Alive News


Television - 04-042 Feature: Short Form

"Tommie Smith "Then & Now"

Jeffery Reid, Brenda Wood, David Brooks, Steve Flood

WXIA-TV


Television - 04-043 Feature: Long Form

"A Journey Home: Beyond the Wall of Slavery"

Rod Carter, Indira Levine

WFLA-TAMPA


Television - 04-044 International

"Helping Haiti"

Danielle Campbell, Brian Jingeleski, Alian Tingue

News 12 Long Island


Television - 04-048 Public Affairs: Program

"The Dream Began Here"

Robin Hamilton, Fran Murphy, Jim Byrne

The CW/DC50-TV


Television - 04-050 Public Affairs: Interview/Discussion

"If These Streets Could Talk"

Angela Robinson, Vickie Whitlock

A.R.C.Media,LLC.


Market 16 & Below

Television - 04-038 General Assignment: Short Form

"The DNC and Dorothy Counts"

Steve Crump

WBTV


Television - 04-039 General Assignment: Long Form

"Creek Controversy"

Steve Crump

WBTV


Television - 04-040 Spot News

"A Boy's First Brush with Racism"

Ashley Yarchin

KSDK-TV


Television - 04-041 Investigative

"Taking Back the Streets: Community Crackdown on Gangs"

Brie Jackson

WBTW News 13


Television - 04-042 Feature: Short Form

"Trademarking Tradition: A Threat to Basketweavers"

Brie Jackson

WBTW News 13


Television - 04-043 Feature: Long Form

"The Real Redtails"

Tarhonda Thomas, Byron Reed

KUSA-TV


Television - 04-045 Specialty

"Black Nouveau: Acceptance Journeys"

Everett L. Marshburn

Milwaukee Public TV


Television - 04-047 Documentary

"Florida's Underground Railroad: Southern Routes to Freedom"

Theresa Marsenburg, Thomas Jones

The Florida Channel


Television - 04-049 Public Affairs: Segment

"Black Nouveau: Fatherhood Summit"

Everett L. Marshburn

Milwaukee Public TV


Television - 04-050 Public Affairs: Interview/Discussion

"Race: Our Stories"

Sonya Thompson, Toni Garbo, Bill Sheil, Roc Woodrum

WJW-TV


Television - 04-048 Public Affairs: Program

"Why I Sing Amazing Grace: The African-American Worship Experience"

Shameka Neely, Justin Crossley

WTIU-TV


Digital Media


Digital Media - 05-052 Single Story: News

"Press Pass: Rep. John Lewis and Lonnie Bunch"

Betsy Fischer Martin, David Gregory

NBC News


Digital Media - 05-053 Single Story: Feature

"Cycle of Poverty Hard to Break in Poorest U.S. City"

Kainaz Amaria, Sam Sanders, Pam Fessler

NPR


Digital Media - 05-054 Online Project: News

"Who Can Vote"

Retha Hill, Kristin Gilger, Corbin Carson, Natasha Khan, Brandon Quester

Cronkite School of Journalism


Digital Media - 05-055 Online Project: Feature

"Life at the Epicenter of Stop and Frisk"

Jarrett Murphy, Jeanmarie Evelly

The Nation


Digital Media - 05-056 Interactive: News

"Chicago's Killing Fields"

Marc Lamont Hill, Charli James

HuffPost Live


Digital Media - 05-057 Interactive: Feature

"The Highwaymen"

Claire O'Neill, Jacki Lyden, Nelson Hsu

NPR


Digital Media - 05-058 Commentary/Weblog

"Maya Rupert's Huffington Post Blog"

Maya Rupert

National Center for Lesbian Rights


Digital Media - 05-059 Sports

"Black sports stars united behind Ali after '67 summit in Cleveland"

Branson Wright

The Plain Dealer


PR Campaigns

PR Campaigns - 06-063 Associations/Nonprofit

"Let It Go: Forgive Others, So You May Be Forgiven" Book Launch

Kayla Tucker-Adams, Regina Lewis, Zakiya Larry, Maya Williams

T.D. Jakes Ministries


PR Campaigns - 06-069 - Business/Services

"Texas Offenders Re-entry Initiative (T.O.R.I)"

Kayla Tucker-Adams, Regina Lewis, Zakiya Larry, Maya Williams

T.D. Jakes Ministries
 


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An advocacy group established in 1975 in Washington, D.C., NABJ is the largest organization for journalists of color in the nation, and provides career development as well as educational and other support to its members worldwide. For more information, please visit www.nabj.org.

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