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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 Forecast”
First place



Steve Mistler, “Capitol ticker”
Third place




SPORTS BLOGGER
Kevin Thomas, “Clearing the bases”
Second place




FEATURES BLOGGER
Meredith Goad, “Maine a la carte”
First place



John Golden, “The Golden Dish”
Second place



Karen Beaudoin, “In the city”
Third place




NEWS VIDEO
Gabe Souza, “Homeless in Portland” Jan. 14, 2013 First place


SPORTS VIDEO
Gabe Souza, “Field of Vision” 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?” March 29, 2013 Third place


SPOT NEWS STORY
John Richardson and staff, “Blown away” Feb. 10, 2013 First place

David Hench, “All you could see was fire” 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?” March 17, 2013 Third place




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

Tux Turkel, “Mainers still making pilgrimage for power” 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 discovery” Sept. 30, 2012 First place

Bob Keyes, “What Homer saw in Maine” Sept. 16, 2012 Third place




FEATURE STORY
Randy Billings, “Court order: Whistle while you walk” 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 dignity” Oct. 17, 2012First place

Aimsel Ponti, “Fiona Apple sings her heart out in a hot Portland show” 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 mandate” 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 race” 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 argument” July 8, 2012 Third place


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


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


SPORTS STORY
Glenn Jordan, “True wins again at BAA 5K” April 16, 2012 First place


SPORTS FEATURE
Steve Craig, “See the world through her eyes” Oct. 14, 2012 First place


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

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