Courier wins six first-place state awards in PNA’s 2020 Keystone Media Awards

The New Pittsburgh Courier won six first-place state awards in the 2020 Pennsylvania Newsmedia Association’s Keystone Media Awards! The awards were announced on Thursday, April 30.

 

The New Pittsburgh Courier congratulates all of our staff on winning six first-place state awards in the 2020 Pennsylvania Newsmedia Association’s Keystone Media Awards! The awards were announced on Thursday, April 30.

Here’s the PNA website that announced the winners in Division VI

https://panewsmedia.org/wp-content/uploads/Awards/Keystone_Awards_Professional/2020_Winners_Keystone_Media_Awards_Professional/2020-Keystone-Media-Award-Winners-VI.pdf

Here’s the Courier’s winning first-place entry for News Event Photo – “Everyone’s Child – Justice for Antwon” at Hawkins Village, Dec. 2019 – by Dayna Delgado….

Courier photographers Ricco J.L. Martello, Emmai Alaquiva and Dayna Delgado won first-place for Photo Story/Essay, “Pittsburgh holds protests, rallies after not guilty verdict in Antwon Rose II shooting”….

 

And the Courier’s Emmai Alaquiva won a first-place award for Breaking News Photo, “Statement Made – The protests through Downtown Pittsburgh…”

Courier Movie/TV Show Review guru Merecedes J. Williams, also known as Movie Scene Queen, won second place in the state for her Entertainment beat reporting in 2018, but took down everyone with a first-place finish in 2020! Click the reviews below…

Muting R. Kelly is the only choice, says the Courier's Merecedes J. Williams

'Leaving Neverland’ leaves behind a number of questions (Merecedes’ J. Williams' column March 13)

“Hustlers” is one of the year’s best movies, says Merecedes J. Williams

 

Courier managing editor Rob Taylor Jr. won a first-place award for News Feature Story, “Once Again, No Justice — Not guilty verdict reached in Antwon Rose II shooting”

Here’s how the front page looked…

And here is the “Once Again, No Justice” story, by Rob…

ONCE AGAIN, NO JUSTICE…Michael Rosfeld found not guilty

 

And former Courier graphic designer Kathleen Yocum won a first-place award for Sports Page Design.

The Courier thanks everyone who continues to read and support our publication….Let’s go to the top together!

 

 

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