AAN News

Willamette Week's Nigel Jaquiss to Receive National Press Foundation Chairman’s Citationnew

"Jaquiss and his editors at Willamette Week have repeatedly shown that even the smallest media company can produce journalism of the highest order and utmost consequence to readers and residents."
National Press Foundation  |  02-10-2016  4:00 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Willamette Week Partners with Washington Post on New Websitenew

The Washington Post's Arc custom publishing platform now powers the website of Willamette Week, which is the first media company to use the content management system.
The Washington Post  |  10-01-2015  4:00 pm  |  Industry News

Willamette Week Announces Publisher Changenew

Richard Meeker, who has served as publisher for the past 32 years, is turning over the reins to longtime business partner and editor Mark Zusman.
Willamette Week  |  06-12-2015  3:00 pm  |  Industry News

Willamette Week Wins IRE Medalnew

Nigel Jaquiss' reporting led to the resignation of Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, earning him the highest honor given out by the Investigative Reporters & Editors.
IRE  |  04-03-2015  5:00 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Alt-Weeklies Raise Over $6 Million for Community Nonprofits

More than $6 million was collectively raised for local nonprofit charities through the 2014 year-end “Give!” campaigns held by Willamette Week, Colorado Springs Independent, Monterey County Weekly and INDY Week. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  02-19-2015  1:00 pm  |  Industry News

Willamette Week Reporter Takes Down Another Governornew

That Nigel Jaquiss was the reporter who brought down Oregon's governor is hardly a surprise. He won a Pulitzer Prize in 2005 for reporting that former Oregon governor and ex-Cabinet official Neil Goldschmidt, a revered figure in the state, had had a long-term sexual relationship with a teenage babysitter.
USA Today  |  02-19-2015  5:00 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Picking Up the Pieces: What Alts Can and Should Do When Daily Papers Explode

How can weeklies that have been the so-called alternative to dominant dailies fill the void when those dailies are no longer daily? There's clearly room for some alts to capitalize on the holes left when the big guys become a lot less big, especially when it comes to news. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  08-12-2014  1:30 pm  |  Industry News


Watch what really happened when Willamette Week kicked a U.S. Senate candidate out of its offices.
Willamette Week  |  05-03-2014  10:00 am  |  Industry News

Willamette Week Raises $128,640 on 'Giving Tuesday'

Willamette Week's Give!Guide, now in its 10th year, aims to encourage the giving habit in readers under the age of 36. (FULL STORY)
Willamette Week  |  12-05-2013  3:02 pm  |  Industry News

Four Alt-Weeklies Aim to Raise 4.7 Million for Non-Profits

Colorado Springs Independent, INDY Week, Monterey County Weekly, and Willamette Week have kicked off their annual "Give!" campaigns. (FULL STORY)
Give!  |  11-15-2013  11:45 am  |  Industry News

Northwest Alt-Weeklies Pick Up SPJ Awards

Missoula Independent, Pacific Northwest Inlander, Seattle Weekly, and Willamette Week were winners in the 2012 Society of Professional Journalists Northwest Excellence in Journalism awards contest. (FULL STORY)
SPJ NW  |  05-24-2013  4:50 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Three AAN Members Raise $3.7 Million for Local Non-Profits

The 2012 year-end "Give!" campaigns by Colorado Springs Independent, Monterey County Weekly, and Willamette Week raised a combined $3.7 million for local non-profits. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  02-04-2013  3:40 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

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