Last night, the Arizona Press Club handed out their annual awards honoring excellence in journalism around the state and the Tucson Weekly took home seven honors, including three first place nods.
Todd Miller's June 6, 2013 cover story about the Migrant Trail Walk, "Following in Their Footsteps", won first place for Community Immigration Reporting.
Margaret Regan won first place for Community Arts Reporting.
I won first place for Community Features Blog, third place for Statewide Features Blog.
Jim Nintzel won second place for his November 14, 2013 cover story on red light cameras, "Image Problems", in the Community Public Safety category.
David Mendez won second place for his November 7, 2013 cover story on Tom Ziegler, otherwise known as Tiger, the legendary Tap Room bartender, in the Community Personality Profile category.
Last, but not least, Mari Herreras won third place in the Community Human-Interest category for her All Souls Procession cover story from October 31 of last year, "All Souls, All Community".
Congratulations to Todd, Margaret, Jim, David and Mari for their well-deserved honors. It's truly an honor to work with such talented people.