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NABJ Announces 2011 Salute to Excellence Winners

Wednesday, August 10, 2011   (0 Comments)
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WASHINGTON, DC (August 9, 2011) - The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) announced today the winners for its 2011 Salute to Excellence Awards. The competition honors work from print, television, radio, online, photojournalism, and public relations. Winners were announced Saturday, August 6, 2011 at an annual gala celebration during NABJ's 36th Annual Convention and Career Fair in Philadelphia, the largest gathering of minority journalists in the country.

NABJ Congratulates our 2011 Salute to Excellence Award winners.

 

2011 SALUTE TO EXCELLENCE WINNERS

 

Newspaper 150,000 and Under

 

News - Single Story

"Trial by Fire"

Joel Warner

Westword

  

News - Series

"Tough Times: Akron's Black Community at Risk"

David Knox, Colette Jenkins

Akron Beacon Journal

 

News - Feature: Single Story

"Mystery Record"

Emily Kaiser

City Pages

  

News - Investigative

"Taken for a Ride"

Joel Warner

Westword

 

News - Feature: Series

"Brother, Can You Spare Some Time?" 

Jamaal Abdul-Alim

Youth Today

 

News - International

"Dr. Peanut"

Aimee Levitt

Riverfront Times

 

News - Specialty

"Paco's 2nd Round"

Mark Kram

Philadelphia Daily News

 

News - Sports

"Fifth Ward Saints"

Chasen Marshall

Houston Press

 

News - Photography: Single Image

"Dominican Parade"

Sarah J. Glover

Philadelphia Daily News

 

Newspaper Over 150,000 


News - Single Story

"The Ghost of Public Housing" 

Maudlyne Ihejirika

Chicago Sun-Times

 

News - Series

"The Shirley Sherrod Story"

Mary Clare Jalonick

The Associated Press

 

News - Feature: Single Story

"Black Flight Hits Detroit"

Alex P. Kellogg

The Wall Street Journal

 

News - Feature: Series

"Master of Cuisine, Slave of Washington"

Craig LaBan

The Philadelphia Inquirer

 

News - Investigative

"Education Inc."

Daniel Golden, John Hechinger, John Lauerman

Bloomberg News

  

News - International 

"Haiti"

Ridgely Ochs, J. Conrad Williams

Newsday

 

News - Specialty

"The Boy was Called 50 Tyson"

Corey Mitchell

Star Tribune

 

News - Sports

"A Warrior's New Fight"

James E. Causey

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

 

News - Business

"Meet the women who helped keep Hugo Boss in town"

Olivera Perkins, Debra Adams Simmons

The Plain Dealer

 

News – Commentary

"Education: A Choice and a Voice"

Rochelle Riley

Detroit Free Press

 

News - Special Project

"A Portrait of Hunger"

Alfred Lubrano, Sharon Gekoski-Kimmel

Philadelphia Inquirer

 

News - Art & Design: Page Design

"King's Court"

Emmet Smith , John Kuntz, Debra Adams Simmons

The Plain Dealer

  

News - Photography: Single Image

"Looting Aftermath"

Ramon Espinosa

The Associated Press

 

News - Photography: Multiple Images

"Apollo Kid"

Marvin Joseph

The Washington Post

 

Magazine Over 1 Million

 

Magazine - General Reporting

"The Coal Miner's Wife"

Kevin Chappell

Ebony Magazine

 

Magazine - Single Topic Series

"Ebony Education Special"

Amy DuBois Burnett

Ebony Magazine

  

Magazine - Investigative

"Black Girls for Sale"

Angela Burt-Murray, Jeannine Amber, Rosemarie Robotham

Essence Magazine

 

Magazine - International

"Sister Soldiers in Afghanistan"

Angela Burt-Murray, Abigail Hauslahner, Jeannine Amber

Essence Magazine

 

Magazine - Specialty

"Watering The Food Desert"

Adrienne Samuels Gibbs, Amy DuBois Barnett

Ebony Magazine

 

Magazine - Sports

"Giving Kids a Lifeline"

Andrew Lawrence

Sports Illustrated

 

Magazine - Business

"The Power Package"

Angela Burt-Murray, Tanisha A. Sykes

Essence Magazine

 

Magazine - Commentary / Essay

"Is Black Leadership Dead?" 

Amy DuBois Burnett

Ebony Magazine

 

Magazine - Art & Design: Page Design

"Ebony 65th Anniversary Covers"

Amy DuBois Burnett, Dudley Brooks, Keith Major, Mario Wilson

Ebony Magazine

 

Magazine - Art & Design: Graphics

"The Ebony Lists of 65"

Amy DuBois Burnett, Lynnette Galloway, Ebony Staff

Ebony Magazine

 

Magazine Under 1 Million

 

Magazine - General Reporting

"Correcting Corrections"

Trevor W. Coleman, Lori S. Robinson

B.L.A.C. Magazine

  

Magazine - Single Topic Series

"State of Our Girls"

Yanick Rice Lamb, Kendra Lee, Demene Millner, Eisa Ulen

Heart and Soul Magazine

 

Magazine - Investigative

"Stolen Futures"

Angela Caputo, Kimbriell Kelly

The Chicago Reporter

 

Magazine - Specialty

"Cleanse Craze"

Yanick Rice Lamb, Kendra Lee, Robin Stone

Heart and Soul Magazine

 

Magazine - Business

"Where Entrepreneurs Need Nerves of Steel"

Steven Gray

Fortune Magazine

 

Magazine - Commentary / Essay 

"Pain & Promise: An Essay on the Politics of Detroit"

Trevor W. Coleman, Lori S. Robinson

B.L.A.C. Magazine  

 

Magazine - Art & Design: Page Design

"Spa Special"

Yanick Rice Lamb, Kendra Lee, Debra Moore

Heart and Soul Magazine


Radio Market 16 & Below 


Radio - News: Short Form

"Haitian Creole"

Leoneda Inge

North Carolina Public Radio - WUNC FM

 

Radio - Documentary

"Curtis Mayfield - Keep on Pushin"

The Midnight Ravers

 WBAI-NY 99.5 FM

 

Radio - Public Affairs: Program

"Freedom Plow: The Michael Eric Dyson Show"

Michael Eric Dyson, Davar Ardalan, Bob Malesky

www.dysonshow.org

 

Radio - Public Affairs: Interview/Discussion

"Maya Angelou: The Michael Eric Dyson Show"

Michael Eric Dyson, Davar Ardalan, Teria Rogers, Carlos Olazagasti

www.dysonshow.org 

 

Radio - Feature

"North Carolina Mutual"

Leoneda Inge

North Carolina Public Radio - WUNC FM

 

Radio - Sports

"Black Ice, Gold Mettle"

Phil Farrar

AM 600 KOGO San Diego

 

Radio - News: Long Form

"Chicago still not up to speed with new gun law"

Robert Wildeboer, Cate Cahan

Chicago Public Radio - WBEZ FM Chicago

 

Radio Top 15 Market



Radio - Sports

"Chlorine and Curls"

Jenna Flanagan

WNYC Radio - New York City

 

Radio - News: Short Form

"Transgender Woman Fights Public Housing Discrimination"

Natalie Moore, Julia McEvoy

Chicago Public Radio - WBEZ FM Chicago

 

Radio - News: Long Form

"Back to the Middle East"

Alexis Gordon, Courtney Stein, Marianne McCune, Kaari Pitkin

WNYC Radio - New York City

  

Radio - Investigative

"Federal food stamp program fails some low-income Chicagoans"

Natalie Moore, Shawn Allee

Chicago Public Radio - WBEZ FM Chicago

 

Radio - Feature

"Gamun-Pyul"

Rayon Wright, Sanda Hiyte, Marianne McCune, Kaari Pitkin

WNYC Radio - New York City

  

Radio - Public Affairs: Interview/Discussion

"Worldview Race Series: Film Black Images"

Steve Bynum, Richard Steele, Worldview Staff

Chicago Public Radio - WBEZ FM Chicago

 

Radio - Documentary

"Pop & Politics with Farai Chideya"

Farai Chideya, Dean Cappello, Kerry Donahue, Suzie Lechtenberg

WNYC Radio - New York City

 

Radio Network

 

Radio - News: Short Form

"Sherrod at NABJ"

Julie Walker

 Associated Press Radio

 

Radio - Feature

"Donny Hathaway: Neglected Heart of Soul"

Allison Keyes

NPR

 

News: Long Form

"Remembering Civil Rights Activist Dorothy Height"

Allison Keyes    

NPR

 

Radio - Sports

"Off the Corner"

Anita S. Woodley, Dick Gordon

The Story/North Carolina Public Radio - WUNC FM Chapel Hill

 

Radio - Documentary

"My Favorite Things At 50"

Robin Washington

 

Radio - Commentary

"Can I Just Tell You"

Michel Martin

NPR

 

Radio - Public Affairs: Program

"Tell Me More"

Michel Martin

NPR

 

Radio - Public Affairs: Interview/Discussion 

"When Living in a Hotel is not a Vacation"

Anita S. Woodley, Dick Gordon

North Carolina Public Radio - WUNC FM

 

Television Market 16 & Below 


Television - General Assignment News: Short Form

"Black Male Teachers"

Tim Pulliam

WIS - Columbia

 

Television - General Assignment News: Long Form

"Secrets of the Down Low"

Blayne Alexander

WRDW- Augusta,GA

 

Television - Sports

"Sisters Tri-ing"

TaRhonda Thomas, Byron Reed

KUSA TV - Denver, CO

 

Television - Specialty

"Quitting with Kaleidoscope"

TaRhonda Thomas, Ken Mostek

KUSA TV - Denver, CO

 

Television - International

"Medical Mission in Kenya"

Amie McLain

WRIC TV - Richmond, VA

 

Television - Feature: Short Form

"A Moment in History"

TaRhonda Thomas, Byron Reed

KUSA TV - Denver, CO

  

Television - Feature: Long Form

"Richmond 34"

Reba Hollingsworth

 WTVR TV - Richmond

  

Television - Documentary 

"Code Switching"

Lisa Godley

WHRO TV - Norfolk

 

Television - Public Affairs: Program

"Sitting in to Move Forward"

Steve Crump

WBTV - Charlotte

 

Television - Public Affairs: Interview/Discussion

"Black Nouveau - Gwen Ifill"

Everett L. Marshburn

WMVS - Milwaukee

 

Television Network



Television - General Assignment News: Short Form

"The Billboards in Black Neighborhoods"

Steve Osunsami, Harvey Goldberg , Mimi Gurbst, Jon Banner

World News with Diane Sawyer ABC

 

Television - General Assignment News: Long Form

"American Voices! African American Voters"

Matt Shelley

CBS News

 

Television - Spot News

"Bishop Long"

Steve Osunsami, Harvey Goldberg , Christine Brozyna, Sharde Miller

World News & Good Morning America ABC

 

Television - Feature: Short Form

"Madieu Williams: Making A Difference in Sierra Leone" 

Ron Allen, Amber Payne , Subrata De, Bob Epstein

NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams

  

Television - Feature: Long Form

"60 Minutes: The Seed School" 

AJ Warren

CBS News

 

Television - International

"Earthquake in Haiti"

Lester Holt, Ron Allen, Bill Neely, Mary Laurence Flynn, Bob Epstein

NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams

 

Television - Specialty

"Food Deserts Fuel U.S. Health Crisis"

Betty Ann Bowser, Bridget DeSimone, Murrey Jacobson, Linda Winslow

PBS Newshour

 

Television - Sports

"E:60 Maurice Jones-Drew"

Lisa Salters

ESPN

 

Television - Documentary

"There Goes the Neighborhood" 

Rebecca Kaufman

Al Jazeera English

 

Television - Public Affairs: Program

"Let's Move with First Lady Michelle Obama"

Johnathan Rodgers, Roland Martin

TV One



Television - Public Affairs: Segment

"Marketplace Africa: Little Ethiopia"

Mike McCarthy, Sheri England, Robyn Curnow, Misty Showalter, Farrah Flanagan

CNN

 

Television - Public Affairs: Interview/Discussion

"TV One on One with Cathy Hughes: Minister Louis Farrakhan"

Johnathan Rodgers, Roland Martin

TV One

 

Television Top 15 Market



Television - General Assignment News: Short Form

"Swangas"

Joseph Williams, Melanie Lawson, John Mubarak, Wes Sewell

KTRK TV- Houston

 

Television - Feature: Short Form

"Preserving Praise"

Kristi Nelson

KXAS TV- Dallas/Fort Worth

 

Television - International

"Stories from Uganda"

Jeremy Campbell

Fox 13 News WTVT Tampa

 

Television - Specialty

"Rooftop Garden"

Roxanne Evans, Karin Attonito, Chuck Werneke

News 12 NJ-Edison

 

Television - Public Affairs: Program

"Howard Theatre: A Century in Song"

Robin N. Hamilton, Jim Byrne, Fran Murphy

DC50tv.com WDCW TV - Washington DC

 

Television - Public Affairs: Interview/Discussion

"Beyond the Bridge"

Angela Robinson, Imara Canady, Vickie Whitlock, Leonard Raglin

WPBA- Atlanta

 

Digital Media 



Digital Media - Single Story: News

"Michael Vick Interview"

Mara Schiavocampo, Greg Kaplan

www.TheGrio.com

 

Digital Media - Single Story: Feature

"Prison Moms"

Mara Schiavocampo, Victor Limjoco, Jessica Shim

www.TheGrio.com

 

Digital Media - Online Project: News 

"Race in Richmond"

Glenn Proctor, Paul Kyber, Bryan DeVasher

Richmond Times-Dispatch

 

Digital Media  - Online Project: Feature

"TheGrio's 100: History Makers in the Making (2010)" 

David Wilson

www.TheGrio.com

 

Digital Media - Interactive: News

"A Year of Challenges: Haiti after the Quake"

Keith Jenkins

NPR

 

Digital Media - Commentary/Weblog

"Collection of Commentaries from The Root and The Body

Kellee Terrell, Sheryl Salomon, Myles Helfand

The Root/ The Body

 

Digital Media – Sports 

"Looking Back at the Men who Broke the Color Barrier in Ivy League Golf"

Allison Bourne-Vanneck

www.Golf.com

 

Public Relations Awards

 

Public Relations - Government

Chuck Johnson

Detroit Public Schools

 

Public Relations - Associations/Nonprofit Organizations

Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation

 

Cause Related Marketing Campaigns

 

Public Relations – Cause Related Marketing Campaigns

Business – Services

Terry Allen

1016 Media

 


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