Seven Maryland Matters reporters and contributing writers were awarded for excellence this week by the Maryland-Delaware-District of Columbia Press Association.
Congratulations to our winners: Frank DeFilippo, Bruce DePuyt, Hannah Gaskill (whose award-winning story was published by Capital News Service before she joined us in January), Danielle Gaines, Josh Kurtz, Lisa Nevans Locke and Bill Zorzi.
Here is the full list of award-winning stories:
2nd place: William F. Zorzi, “Erasing History: Baltimore Renames Park, Strikes All Trace of Iconic Congressman.”
2nd place: Bruce DePuyt, Danielle E. Gaines and Josh Kurtz, for ongoing coverage of the race for Maryland Senate president. These stories included:
Miller: A Legislative Tactician Like No Other
Man in the News: Bill Ferguson
A Changing of the Guard and the Senate Culture
Analysis: Winners and Losers from Thursday’s Senate Democratic Caucus Meeting
2nd place: Josh Kurtz, “Critics of Stealthy But Heavily Lobbied Energy Bill Say It’s Bad for Consumers”
2nd place: Lisa Nevans Locke, “Like College Tours, But for Kids Who Want an Alternative”
1st place: Hannah Gaskill, “Shooter in Capital-Gazette Case Pleads Guilty”