Thursday, May 27, 2010
WestportNow Wins Top Award in CT Journalism Competition
WestportNow won top honors tonight in the Connecticut Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists’ annual Excellence in Journalism awards competition for 2009.
WestportNow Publisher Gordon F. Joseloff (l) and Associate Editor Dave Matlow tonight accept the first place award from Cynthia Simoneau, president of the Connecticut Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Helen Klisser During for WestportNow.com
WestportNow won first place in the Web: General Excellence, Independent category, the second win in the category in the three years since the group opened its awards competition to Web-only publications. No entry was submitted last year.
All entries were judged by professional journalists outside of Connecticut.
Publisher Gordon F. Joseloff and Associate Editor Dave Matlow accepted the award at the Society’s annual dinner in North Haven.
Anthony Karge of the Westport News won second place in the community non-daily in-depth series category for his “Revitalizing Downtown Westport” series.
Tim Loh, who writes for the Westport News and Fairfield Citizen, won first prize in the community non-daily investigative series for his “What’s Up With the Post Road?” in the Fairfield Citizen.
Westport Magazine won two first place awards – Daniel Gross won in the general column category for “Global Pop” and Christy Colasurdo won in the feature category for “Time Will Tell.”
A full list of winners is available at www.ctspj.org.
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Congratulations to the first place I go on the web every day, WestportNow! It’s great to see well deserved recognition for a great website and service.
Of Course you all should have won first place…I click on WestportNow every morning, noon and night to find our what is going on in our Westport!thank you. Betty Lou Cummings
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Note: WestportNow Publisher Gordon F. Joseloff is also First Selectman of Westport