AAN News

San Diego CityBeat Editor Wins 'Best of Show'

San Diego CityBeat picked up four awards from the San Diego Press Club. Editor David Rolland and writer Enrique Limón each received two first-place nods. (FULL STORY)
San Diego Press Club  |  10-27-2011  2:25 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Tucson Weekly Named Best Non-Daily Newspaper in Arizonanew

Tucson Weekly won a total of 13 awards from the Arizona Newspapers Association, including individual honors for several writers.
Tucson Weekly  |  10-21-2011  10:52 am  |  Honors & Achievements

San Francisco "Butt Guardians" Steal the Show at Nude-Innew

San Francisco Bay Guardian tells residents, "If you go bare, put 'er there."
San Francisco Bay Guardian  |  09-29-2011  2:09 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

SF Weekly Writer to be Included in 'Best Food Writing 2011'new

SF Weekly restaurant critic Jonathan Kauffman's article about the controversies surrounding shark consumption will appear in Best Food Writing 2011.
SF Weekly  |  09-23-2011  11:01 am  |  Honors & Achievements

How I Got That Story: The NYPD Tapes

Village Voice reporter Graham Rayman's five-part series, The NYPD Tapes, is a shocking portrait of how the New York Police Department operates behind closed doors. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  08-30-2011  12:05 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

VVM's Michael Lacey Wins Clarion Awardnew

The Association for Women in Communications has awarded Village Voice Media executive editor Michael Lacey with the 2011 Clarion Award for newspaper feature writing.
Village Voice Media  |  08-25-2011  5:09 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

How I Got That Story: The Strand of Hair That Undermined Texas Justice

Texas Observer executive editor Dave Mann talks about his extensive legal battle to obtain the strand of hair that led to the AltWeekly Award winning Public Service story, "DNA Tests Undermine Evidence in Texas Execution." (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  08-19-2011  12:20 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

How I Got That Story: The Drug-Induced Downfall of Hip-Hop Producer Scott Storch

Miami New Times reporter Gus Garcia-Roberts discusses his 2011 AltWeekly Award winning feature story, "Blow Hard," a harrowing account of hip-hop producer Scott Storch's drug-induced downfall, told mostly through the eyes of his mother and grandfather. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  08-16-2011  2:55 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

How I Got That Story: Dave Mann

Early in his career as a sports writer for The Winchester Star in Winchester, Va., Dave Mann realized he “wasn’t too into sports journalism” and switched gears toward more long form, investigative reporting. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  08-09-2011  10:00 am  |  Honors & Achievements

How I Got That Story: Alan Prendergast

Coming from a liberal arts education and working with publications such as The New Yorker, Rolling Stone and Newsweek, Alan Prendergast acknowledges his background is “a little different” from other reporters within the alternative press. (FULL STORY)
AAN Staff  |  08-05-2011  7:26 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Is There Anything Tim Keck Can't Do?new

Founder of The Onion, publisher of The Stranger, and the head of on online empire that includes an iPhone app, a CMS, and a daily deal service, Tim Keck has earned himself a 2,300+ word profile — and a 17-image photo gallery — in The Seattle Times.
The Seattle Times  |  07-28-2011  1:05 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

2011 AltWeekly Awards Winners Announced

Miami New Times, Nashville Scene, and The Village Voice led the pack of winners with three awards each. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  07-22-2011  5:30 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

L.A. Weekly Wins Big At City Press Club Awardsnew

L.A. Weekly took home several L.A. Press Club Awards for its editorial, design and social media work. OC Weekly and Pasadena Weekly also came away as winners.
Los Angeles Press Club  |  07-08-2011  2:09 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Green Eyeshade Awards Honor 3 Alt-Weekliesnew

Miami New Times, The Memphis Flyer and Jackson Free Press took several awards during the recent Green Eyeshade Awards.
Green Eyeshade Awards  |  07-06-2011  4:23 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

2011 AltWeekly Awards Finalists Announced

The final rankings of the winners will be revealed on July 22 at a reception in New Orleans during AAN's 34th Annual Convention. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  07-05-2011  12:25 pm  |  Honors & Achievements