Milwaukee Magazine is the winner of 12 Milwaukee Press Club Excellence in Wisconsin Journalism Awards. The winners will know whether the award is a gold, silver or bronze at the May 13 Gridiron Awards Dinner at the InterContinental Hotel in Milwaukee.
Milwaukee Magazine leads all media outlets with 12 awards in this year’s competition.
See the full list of finalists here, and see all of our winners below.
Best Long Feature Story
Profiles in Courage
Barbara J. Miner
A Dream Deferred
The Long Walk Home
Best Short Feature Story
Best Sports Story
The Demise of Bowling
Best Single Editorial, Statement of Editorial Position or Opinion
The Bucks Arena and the Big Question
Best Explanatory Story or Series
A City’s Tragedy
Best Photo Essay or Series
Into the Woods
Best Overall Design (Magazine)
Adam Ryan Morris
Best Single Story or Feature Design
In a Flash
Best Local News or Feature Website
The Staff of Milwaukee Magazine
Other honors at this year’s Gridiron Awards Dinner include:
The Sacred Cat Award, which recognizes professional achievements on the national level, will go to Marty Baron, executive editor of The Washington Post, who was recently portrayed in the Academy Award-winning Spotlight.
Headliner Awards, which award those making a positive difference in Wisconsin, will go to Ted Kellner, executive chairman of Fiduciary Management, Inc., and Hannah Rosenthal, president and chief executive officer of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation.
This year’s contest garnered more than 500 entries from throughout Wisconsin in professional and collegiate divisions. The competition was judged by 25 professional journalists and press clubs from throughout the U.S., including Alaska, Arizona, Florida, and Michigan and in Cleveland, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York, San Diego and Syracuse.
Find out more at milwaukeepressclub.org.