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Portland Press Herald award winners

The following Portland Press Herald employees have won awards for the 2013 Maine Press Association Better Newspaper Contest.


NEWS PHOTO
Gabe Souza, “Same sex marriage passes, ladies celebrate with a kiss,” Nov. 6, 2012 Second place

SCENIC PHOTO
Tim Greenway, “Snow blows and drifts,” Feb. 9, 2013 Second place

PEOPLE PHOTO
John Ewing, “Dominican baby in town for heart surgery,†May 1, 2012 Third place

FEATURE PHOTO
Gregory Rec, “Gym dandies,†Jan. 6, 2012 Third place

SPORTS PHOTO
Gordon Chibroski, “Greely teammates joyously greet Danielle Cimino,†June 14, 2012 Second place


ILLUSTRATION
Michael Fisher, “It’s the economy, stupid,†(full size)
Sept. 2, 2012 First place


ILLUSTRATION
Michael Fisher, “Republicans,†(full size)
Dec. 16, 2012 Second place


GRAPHIC
Michael Fisher, “The lobster supply chain,†(full size) Aug. 12, 2012
Second place


FRONT PAGE DESIGN
Brian Robitaille, Maine Sunday Telegram, (click to view) Jan. 27, 2013
First place


EDITORIAL PAGE
Staff, Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram, (click dates to view)
April 29, 2012; May 11, 2012; Feb. 17, 2013
First place


SPORTS SECTION
Staff, Maine Sunday Telegram, (click dates to view)
June 17, 2012; Feb. 3, 2013; Feb. 10, 2013
Second place


BUSINESS SECTION
Staff, Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram, (click dates to view)
June 17 2012;
Nov. 3, 2012; Nov. 6, 2012
First place


FEATURE SECTION
Staff, Portland Press Herald, Food & Dining, (click dates to view)
June 27, 2012; Feb. 27, 2013; March 6, 2013
Second place


NEWS BLOGGER
Dave Epstein, “The Maine Forecastâ€Â
First place



Steve Mistler, “Capitol tickerâ€Â
Third place


SPORTS BLOGGER
Kevin Thomas, “Clearing the basesâ€Â
Second place


FEATURES BLOGGER
Meredith Goad, “Maine a la carteâ€Â
First place



John Golden, “The Golden Dishâ€Â
Second place



Karen Beaudoin, “In the cityâ€Â
Third place



NEWS VIDEO
Gabe Souza, “Homeless in Portlandâ€Â
Jan. 14, 2013 First place


SPORTS VIDEO
Gabe Souza, “Field of Visionâ€Â
Oct. 12, 2012 Third place

SPECIAL ONLINE PROJECT
Karen Beaudoin, “Deadly force: police and the mentally ill,†Dec. 11-14, 2012
Third place

NEWS STORY
David Hench, “How did you find me?â€Â
March 29, 2013 Third place

SPOT NEWS STORY
John Richardson and staff, “Blown awayâ€Â
Feb. 10, 2013 First place

David Hench, “All you could see was fireâ€Â
Feb. 13, 2013 Third place


INVESTIGATIVE REPORT
David Hench, Tux Turkel and Kelley Bouchard, “Deadly force†Oct. 10, Dec. 9, Dec. 11, Dec. 12, Dec. 30 2012 First place

David Hench, “Control or punishment?â€Â
March 17, 2013 Third place


ANALYSIS
Edward D. Murphy, “Number of kids taken from abuse decreases by halfâ€Â
May 13, 2012 First place

Tux Turkel, “Mainers still making pilgrimage for powerâ€Â
Jan. 20, 2013 Third place


CONTINUING STORY
Randy Billings, “City closes 3 waterfront businesses†Sept. 15, 2012;
“Before rat infestation, Porthole had 28 other violations†Sept. 18, 2012;
“State criticizes Portland’s handling of rat-infested restaurant†Sept. 20, 2012;
“Portland inspects 49 restaurants, 39 fail†Sept. 21, 2012
Second place

ARTS/LIFESTYLE FEATURE
Tom Bell, “People of the forest: A Maine Family’s journey of discoveryâ€Â
Sept. 30, 2012 First place

Bob Keyes, “What Homer saw in Maineâ€Â
Sept. 16, 2012 Third place


FEATURE STORY
Randy Billings, “Court order: Whistle while you walkâ€Â
Feb. 24, 2013 Third place

LOCAL COLUMNIST
Bill Nemitz, “In the end, that marriage certificate means a lot,†Oct. 28, 2012, and “A new American citizen knows the value of village,†Sept. 23, 2012
First place

CRITIC’S AWARD
Bob Keyes, “Campbell says goodbye with dignityâ€Â
Oct. 17, 2012First place

Aimsel Ponti, “Fiona Apple sings her heart out in a hot Portland showâ€Â
July 2, 2012 Third place


FEATURE HEADLINE
Brian Robitaille, “A boom … with a view†June 28, 2012 Second place

John Willhoite, “Wegman unleashed†July 15, 2012 Third place



NEWS/SPORTS HEADLINE
Nate Thompson, “Gronk’s owski†Nov. 20, 2012 First place

EDITORIAL
Sarah Collins, “Time to heal: U.S. needs paid sick-leave mandateâ€Â
March 27, 2013 Third place

OPINION COLUMNIST
Greg Kesich, “Death of homeless woman poses hard questions†Aug. 22, 2012
“An early exit by Dill would shake up U.S. Senate raceâ€Â
Sept. 26, 2012
First place


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EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
Steve Meyers, Aug. 19, 2012; Nov. 18, 2012; Feb. 10, 2013
Second place

ENVIRONMENTAL STORY
Colin Woodard, “The alewives argumentâ€Â
July 8, 2012 Third place

BUSINESS/ECONOMICS STORY
Eric Russell and Jessica Hall, “We’re all in the same boatâ€Â
Aug. 12, 2012 Second place

EDUCATION STORY
Noel K. Gallagher, “Maine grads more ready for college than othersâ€Â
Jan. 17, 2013 Third place

SPORTS STORY
Glenn Jordan, “True wins again at BAA 5Kâ€Â
April 16, 2012 First place

SPORTS FEATURE
Steve Craig, “See the world through her eyesâ€Â
Oct. 14, 2012 First place

SPORTS COLUMNIST
Kevin Thomas, “On baseball,†June 17; July 1, 2012
First place

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