AAN News

Salt Lake City Weekly Wins 23 Utah SPJ Awardsnew

The paper picked up six first-place awards, 23 total, from the Utah Headliners Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.
Salt Lake City Weekly  |  06-22-2012  5:29 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Southeast Alt-Weeklies Win Green Eyeshade Awards

Miami New Times, Jackson Free Press and The Memphis Flyer each received first-place Green Eyeshade awards from the SPJ southeastern division. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  06-19-2012  12:20 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

2012 AltWeekly Awards Winners Are Announced

In a reception featuring bourbon shots and vending machine undergarments, co-hosts Enrique Limon, Joe MacLeod, and Dan Gibson announced the winners of the 2012 AltWeekly Awards. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  06-08-2012  6:25 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Northwest SPJ Honors Several AAN Members

Pacific Northwest Inlander picked up the General Excellence award. (FULL STORY)
SPJ  |  05-24-2012  12:35 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

AAN Names 2012 AltWeekly Awards Finalists

AAN received 1,108 entries from 90 of its member publications. The winners will be announced on Friday, June 8, during an afternoon reception at the AAN Convention in Detroit. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  05-22-2012  2:00 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Two Alt-Weekly Writers Are Livingston Award Finalists

Former Pacific Northwest Inlander reporter Nicholas Deshais and Miami New Times writer Gus Garcia-Roberts are finalists for the prestigious Livingston Award. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  05-02-2012  5:03 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Three VVM Publications Pick Up Maggie Awardsnew

Houston Press, L.A. Weekly, and Phoenix New Times each came out as winners in the Western Publishing Association's Maggie Awards.
Village Voice Media  |  05-02-2012  5:20 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Long Island Press Wins 19 NY Press Association Awards

Long Island Press  |  05-02-2012  4:22 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Jackson Free Press News Editor Wins EWA Scholarship

Jackson Free Press news editor Elizabeth Waibel recently won a scholarship from the Education Writers Association. (FULL STORY)
Jackson Free Press  |  05-01-2012  2:12 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Miami New Times Series Inspires $25 Million Movienew

Pain & Gain, starring Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson and Mark Wahlberg, is based on a three-part series that was published in 1999.
Miami New Times  |  04-24-2012  1:55 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Three Alt-Weekly Reporters Earn Spots at McCormick Specialized Reporting Institute

Three alt-weekly reporters will be among 31 participants of a McCormick Specialized Reporting Institute, "Investigating Super PACs," taking place in Washington, D.C. this weekend. (FULL STORY)
Sunlight Foundation  |  04-19-2012  5:45 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Alt-Weekly Pulitzer Prize Winners: 1981-2012

From the Village Voice in 1981 to The Stranger in 2012, a brief history of alt-weekly Pulitzer Prize winners. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  04-17-2012  2:45 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

'He Was Willing to Say What No One Else Would'new

Jennifer Hopper, whose horrific experience was recounted in Eli Sanders' Pulitzer-winning feature story, visited the office of The Stranger yesterday after the award was announced.
The Seattle Times  |  04-17-2012  12:05 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

The Stranger's Eli Sanders Wins Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writingnew

Sanders is the first alt-weekly writer to win a Pulitzer since Jonathan Gold in 2007.
The Stranger  |  04-16-2012  4:20 pm  |  Honors & Achievements