Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Press Club of New Orleans announces nominees for its 51st annual Journalism Awards

Posted By on Wed, Jun 24, 2009 at 4:29 AM

Tonight the Press Club of New Orleans announced its list of nominees for its 51st annual Journalism Awards competition. Gambit received 12 nominations across a variety of categories:

GENERAL NEWS

David Winkler-Schmit, "What's in Their Wallets?"

FEATURE

Kevin Allman, "Tim's Place"

SCIENCE/HEALTH/TECHNOLOGY

David Winkler-Schmit, "Friendly Bacteria"

ENTERTAINMENT

Alison Fensterstock, "Sissy Rappers"

EDITORIAL

"Our Feckless Mayor"

"Vitter Should Resign"

CRITICAL REVIEW

Ian McNulty, "Gautreau's"

COLUMN

Clancy DuBos

CARTOON

Greg Peters, "Suspect Device"

HEADLINE WRITING

"Bahn Appetit"

"Appetite for Deconstruction"

LAYOUT

Britt Benoit, "Label Makers"

SPORTS BLOG

Best of New Orleans.com Sports (Alejandro de los Rios and Jonathan Bachman)

Of special note: One of our summer interns, Jessica Williams, was nominated for Best Investigative Story for "WFF Doesn't Pay Enough," an investigation she wrote for the Loyola Maroon while a college student. (She was nominated in the category along with writers from The Times-Picayune and New Orleans CityBusiness.) Very proud of you, Jessica.

For a full list of nominees, check the Press Club site. The awards will be handed out at a ceremony at Harrah's July 18th, hosted by CNN's Kyra Phillips. Lifetime achievement awards will be presented to The Times-Picayune's Walt Philbin and WDSU-TV meteorologist Dan Milham.

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