AAN News

Cincinnati CityBeat Celebrates 20th Anniversarynew

Editor Danny Cross writes: "One of the main reasons we're still here is because CityBeat has always been staffed by people who care about and are proud of Cincinnati."
Cinncinnati CityBeat  |  11-18-2014  11:00 am  |  Honors & Achievements

¡Ask a Mexican! Turns 10new

Gustavo Arellano's ¡Ask a Mexican! column began humbly in OC Weekly ten years ago this week.
LA Observed  |  11-13-2014  11:40 am  |  Honors & Achievements

2014 AAN Awards Winners Announced

The winners of the 2014 AAN Awards were announced in Nashville during the association's 37th annual convention. The winners were chosen as the most outstanding from a field of over 900 entries submitted by 77 alternative publications across the U.S. and Canada. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  07-12-2014  5:00 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

2014 AAN Awards Finalists Announced

The 2014 AAN Awards finalists were selected as the most outstanding from a field of over 900 entries submitted by 77 alternative publications across the U.S. and Canada. The winners will be announced during a reception on July 12 at the AAN Convention in Nashville. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  06-18-2014  3:15 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Isthmus Wins Five Milwaukee Press Club Awardsnew

Madison's alt-weekly was honored in five categories in this year's Milwaukee Press Club Contest for Excellence in Journalism.
Milwaukee Press Club  |  05-22-2014  3:00 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Jackson Free Press Editor Donna Ladd Named Kellogg Community Leadership Network Fellownew

Over the course of her 3-year fellowship, Ladd aims to develop a template for youth media projects around the country that enable underprivileged kids to report on their communities and tell their own stories.
W.K. Kellogg Foundation  |  05-14-2014  4:00 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Miami New Times, Palo Alto Weekly, Westword Win Sigma Delta Chi Awards

The Sigma Delta Chi Awards for excellence in journalism are given out by the Society of Professional Journalists. (FULL STORY)
SPJ  |  04-22-2014  4:30 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

The Stranger's Jen Graves Named as a Pulitzer Prize Finalistnew

"She's the rare kind of critic who improves a field just by writing about it."
The Stranger  |  04-15-2014  4:40 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Salt Lake City Weekly's Rachel Piper Makes E&P '25 Under 35' Listnew

Editor & Publisher's annual 25 Under 35 list recognizes "people who are young, bright, and capable of tackling whatever the changing newspaper climate throws at them."
Editor & Publsher  |  04-15-2014  11:00 am  |  Honors & Achievements

North Coast Journal Nominated for Mirror Awardnew

North Coast Journal staff writer Ryan Burns is nominated for the John M. Higgins Award for Best In-Depth/Enterprise Reporting.
Mirror Awards  |  04-01-2014  12:25 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Cleveland Scene Investigation Prompts Ohio Innocence Project to Seek Release of Man Imprisoned for 39 Yearsnew

Lawyers from the Ohio Innocence Project filed motions in Cuyahoga County court on behalf of Ricky Jackson, who is now 59 years old, to finally free him from prison.
Cleveland Scene  |  03-27-2014  4:00 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Miami New Times' Tim Elfrink Wins Polk Awardnew

Elfrink's investigation led to one of the largest drug scandals in the history of Major League Baseball, resulting in the suspension of several star players including Alex Rodriguez.
Long Island University  |  02-18-2014  4:30 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

The Alternative History of 2013: Alt-Weeklies Year in Review

Alt-weekly editors and reporters share their favorite (and least favorite) stories from 2013. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  12-19-2013  12:15 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Monterey County Weekly Celebrates 25th Anniversarynew

Here's to 25 more years of "the best fish wrap, birdcage liner, and fire starter" in Monterey County.
Monterey County Weekly  |  11-01-2013  11:00 am  |  Honors & Achievements

EPPY Awards for Las Vegas Weekly and Santa Barbara Independentnew

The two alt-weeklies were among the winners of the 2013 EPPY Awards given out by Editor & Publisher.
Editor & Publisher  |  10-31-2013  3:30 pm  |  Honors & Achievements