PRESS ROOM

Society of Professional Journalists awards The Seattle Times distinction in eleven categories of the Northwest Excellence in Journalism contest

For Immediat Release — May. 24, 2017
Lindsay Taylor, Consumer Marketing Manager

Today the Society of Professional Journalists Region 10 recognized The Seattle Times for distinction in eleven categories of its Northwest Excellence in Journalism contest.

The Northwest Excellence in Journalism contest is one of the largest contests of its kind in the nation and continues to recognize the excellent work of journalists published or broadcast across Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and Alaska. Anyone who produces journalism, residing and working in SPJ’s Region 10 is eligible to enter this contest.

Digital Innovation
Winner
Under Our Skin: What do we mean when we talk about race?
Seattle Times staff

Best Photo Portfolio
Winner
Portfolio
Bettina Hansen

Column
Winner
Seattle Sketcher column
Gabriel Campanario

Sports Reporting
Winner
City Brushed off Feasibility of NHL, NBA at KeyArena
Geoff Baker

Runner Up
White Sox protest against Mariners collecting 60 percent of visiting clubhouse dues
Geoff Baker

Sports Feature Photography
Winner
Eleven Hundred Pounds of Sumos
Alan Berner

Runner Up
Closer
Lindsey Wasson

Photo Essay
Runner Up
Seattle’s Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Churches
Erika Schultz

General News Photography
Runner Up
The Emperor Has No Clothes
Alan Berner

Long-Form Feature News Reporting
Runner Up
‘Microcosm of the city’: Garfield High principal navigates racial divide
Claudia Rowe

Video News Series
Runner Up
30 Days: A refugee family’s first month in the U.S.
Lauren Frohne, Erika Schultz, Corinne Chin

Page Design
Runner Up
Lund pages
Rick Lund

Sports Action Photography
Runner Up
The Save
Lindsey Wasson