Nine Maryland Matters reporters and contributing writers were awarded for excellence this week by the Maryland-Delaware-District of Columbia Press Association.
In a virtual ceremony that concluded Friday, Maryland Matters received the following awards in the association’s Division O, for online-only publications:
First Place: Bruce DePuyt, “When It Comes to Government Openness, Maryland is a ‘Backwater’”
First Place: Bruce DePuyt, “In Prince George’s County, Black Women Rule”
Second Place: Bennett Leckrone, “After Rejection, Advocates Continue Push to Remove Confederate Talbot Boys Monument”
Second Place: Bennett Leckrone, Danielle E. Gaines and Josh Kurtz, “Getting Out the Vote”
Second Place: Danielle E. Gaines, “Breaking Down the Blueprint Bill”
First Place: Elliot Jaspin, “Empty Plates and Maryland’s Table,” a startling and sobering account of childhood hunger in Maryland.
Second Place: Lisa Nevans Locke and Rosanne Skirble, for their series “Life in Langley Park,” about the challenges faced by a largely immigrant community in Prince George’s County during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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