News Tribune staff members win Page One Awards
The Duluth News Tribune editorial staff received several awards at the Minnesota Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists' 2017 Page One Awards, held Thursday night at the Town & Country Club in St. Paul.
Competing in the newspaper division (under 50,000 circulation), the News Tribune won the following awards:
- News Tribune staff, first place, Spot News ("Gloria Dei church fire coverage")
- Jana Hollingsworth, first place, Investigative ("Discipline disparity")
- Brady Slater, second place, Investigative ("Decaying dock rises as priority")
- Christa Lawler, second place, Arts Criticism/Review ("A night on the growl at Pioneer Hall")
- Chuck Frederick, second place, editorial
- Tom Olsen, second place, Enterprise/In-Depth ("Courts seek new approach to mental illness")
- Brady Slater, second place, Sports Story ("A save for Duluth hockey")
- News Tribune staff, third place, Best Issue ("Duluth News Tribune July 31, 2016")
- Matt Wellens, third place, Sports Story ("Little guy is big Corrin fan")
- John Lundy, third place, Enterprise/In-Depth ("It really blindsided us")
- Jana Hollingsworth, third place, Business Story ("Napa of the North")
In a special category for media organizations of any size, News Tribune business reporter Brooks Johnson placed first in Best Beat Reporting ("Coverage of manufacturing in the Twin Ports" — Part 1, Part 2, Part 3).