AAN News

Seattle Police "Very Embarrassed" By The Strangernew

The Stranger posted a picture of a Seattle cop car driving around with an unsecured AR-15 semiautomatic rifle on the trunk.
The Stranger  |  06-29-2011  3:14 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Texas Alts Sweep Lone Star Awardsnew

Craig Malisow of the Houston Press and Jeff Prince of Fort Worth Weekly were honored as Journalist of the Year in their respective divisions.
Houston Press Club  |  06-27-2011  6:15 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Best of the West 2011 Honors Seven Altsnew

The recent Best of the West journalism contest honored several alt-weeklies, including the Houston Press, Phoenix New Times, SF Weekly and Denver's Westword, which each picked up first-place honors.
The Best of the West  |  06-22-2011  4:06 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

The Other Paper, Cleveland's Scene Honored by City Press Clubnew

The Other Paper in Columbus was named Best Non-Daily Newspaper in Ohio. Cleveland's Scene also fared well, claiming first in two features categories.
The Press Club of Cleveland  |  06-14-2011  12:11 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Illinois Times Wins 5 State Press Awardsnew

Illinois Times took home five awards Friday during the Illinois Press Association's annual convention.
Illinois Press Association  |  06-13-2011  4:28 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

City Pages (Twin Cities) Wins 11 First-Place SPJ Awardsnew

City Pages (Twin Cities) picked up eleven first-place awards from the Minnesota Society of Professional Journalists yesterday, beating the two largest dailies in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area.
City Pages (Twin Cities)  |  06-08-2011  5:29 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Sarah Fenske Named Livingston Award Winnernew

Riverfront Times managing editor Sarah Fenske has been named as one of four Livingston Award winners — and the recipient of a $10,000 prize — for a 2010 Phoenix New Times investigative piece.
Romenesko  |  06-07-2011  2:56 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Phoenix New Times, Tucson Weekly Win Big at Arizona Press Club Awards

Phoenix New Times received forty awards, fourteen of those for first-place, while Tucson Weekly took home seven honors, six of those for first-place. (FULL STORY)
Arizona Press Club  |  06-07-2011  1:43 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

S.F. Bay Area Alt-Weeklies Snag Awardsnew

East Bay Express, Palo Alto Weekly, San Francisco Bay Guardian and SF Weekly were honored by the San Francisco Peninsula Press Club on Saturday.
San Francisco Peninsula Press Club  |  05-25-2011  2:28 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Five AAN Pubs Recognized By Northwest SPJnew

Eugene Weekly, Missoula Independent, Pacific Northwest Inlander, Seattle Weekly and Willamette Week each picked up multiple Northwest Excellence in Journalism awards from the regional Society of Professional Journalists.
Society of Professional Journalists  |  05-23-2011  5:42 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Village Voice Investigative Series Wins Gold Keyboard Awardnew

The New York Press Club will give its top honor to Graham Rayman of the Village Voice for his investigative series, "The NYPD Tapes."
The Village Voice  |  05-16-2011  5:01 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Boise Weekly 'Kicked Some Ass' at Idaho Press Club Awardsnew

Boise Weekly picked up several Idaho Press Club Awards, including General Excellence awards in both the Website and Print categories.
Boise Weekly  |  05-16-2011  12:27 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

2011 James Beard Award Winners Announced

Three alt-weekly food writers — and one alt-weekly videographer — were named winners of the 2011 James Beard Foundation Awards on Friday night. (FULL STORY)
The James Beard Foundation  |  05-10-2011  6:31 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

SPJ Announces Sigma Delta Chi Awardsnew

Writers for Miami New Times, Philadelphia City Paper, and Westword have been named as Sigma Delta Chi Award honorees by the national Society of Professional Journalists.
The Society of Professional Journalists  |  05-10-2011  4:31 pm  |  Honors & Achievements