The Morning News, Al Día and FD Luxe journalists were honored with more first-place awards than any other newspaper in the AAAA category, which includes newspapers with the largest circulations in Texas.
“Every news department was honored by first places in this contest, a true testament to the overall quality of our journalism. From copy desk to investigative, from beat reporting to photojournalism, from design to business and sports coverage, we received first places.” said Bob Mong, editor of The Dallas Morning News.
Brooks Egerton, Miles Moffeit and Reese Dunklin won a Headliners Excellence in Journalism Award, as well as the Freedom of Information Award and the Star Investigative Report of the Year. In addition, The Dallas Morning News’ staff won the Star Online Package of the Year across all divisions.
A complete list of first-place recipients is included below:
Headliners Excellence in Journalism – Brooks Egerton, Miles Moffeit, Reese Dunklin
Star Investigative Report of the Year – Brooks Egerton, Miles Moffeit, Reese Dunklin
Freedom of Information Awards – Brooks Egerton, Miles Moffeit, Reese Dunklin
Star Online Package of the Year – Staff
Jack Douglas Award – Alfredo Carbajal
Features – Christopher Wynn
Feature Series – Scott Farwell
Short Features – Sarah Mervosh
Editorial Writing – Rodger Jones
Breaking Sports News – Brad Townsend, Evan Grant
Business Reporting – Gary Jacobson
Sports Photography – Louis DeLuca
Photojournalism – Tom Fox
Headlines – Carolyn Poh
Feature Page Design by an Individual – Jamie Huckaby
Team Page Design – Michael Hogue, Rob Schneider
Team Effort – West Coverage staff
Infographics – Michael Hogue
Best Blog – City Hall Blog Staff
Best Video (2+ minutes) – David Duitch, Hugh Aynesworth, Bill Carruthers, Doug Fox
Spanish-Language Newspaper Features – Ana Azpurua
Spanish-Language Newspaper Sports – Silvana Pagliuca
Spanish-Language Newspaper Opinion – Juan F. Jaramillo
Spanish-Language Newspaper Headlines – Jorge Chavez Ramirez
The Denton Record-Chronicle also received two first place honors in the AA category:
Star Investigative Report of the Year – John Harden
Spot News Photography – Al Key
Each year the Texas Associated Press Managing Editors joins with the Headliners Foundation of Texas to recognize the state’s daily newspapers for excellence in journalism, as well as other general categories that highlight publications and journalists from around Texas.