NJJN received four awards at the 27th annual American Jewish Press Association Awards ceremony held in Washington D.C. Tuesday.”Zero to Sixty,” our supplement celebrating the paper’s 60th anniversary, won first place in the category of Excellence in Special Sections or Supplements. “Blush,” our women’s lifestyles supplement, won the second place award.
My column, “Shalom, Columbus,” won second place in the “Arts and Criticism News and Features” category.
Staff writer Robert Weiner won a second place award for Excellence in Photography for a photo he took at a rally for Darfur.
This year there were more than 870 submissions for Rockower Awards in 16 categories that included news reporting, investigative journalism, cartooning, feature writing, and commentary.
A full list of winners is here.