2018 Memorial Journalism Award Announced

The Winners of the Garden State Journalists Association's 2018, 71st Annual Memorial Journalism Awards Competition are below.

The awards dinner will be held on May 23 at The Chart House in Weehawken. We will be providing dinner reservation information shortly on this page. In the meantime, if you have any questions, please contact Anthony Birritteri, awards chairman, at a.birritteri@njbmagazine.com or 973-852-6222.




Here is a complete list of our 2018 Winners:


The Hildy Johnson Award

Kate Rounds

Jersey City Magazine

“Leona Bedlini: Act three – From burlesque to city hall and back



Video of the Year

Walt Kane & Karin Attonito,

News 12 Kane in Your Corner

“The animal police”


Photo of the Year

Frank Wojciechowski

The Town Topics

“Up for grabs”


1 Print/Spot News

1st Place

Marilyn Baer

Hoboken Reporter

“Bhalla wins mayoral election”


2nd Place

Mark J. Bonamo

TAPinto Newark

“Auxiliary Catholic Bishop of Newark Assaulted During Mass in Cathedral”


3rd Place

Mark J. Bonamo

TAPinto Newark

“Defiant First Appearance by Man Charged with Attack on Catholic Bishop in Newark Offers Clues to Motive”



2 General News

1st Place

Elena Knopp

TAPinto Newark

“Baraka sues brother in cross-claim, denies allegations of former city attorney”


2nd Place

Mark J. Bonamo & Elana Knopp

TAPinto Newark

“Who is Victor Santos?”


3 Feature

1st Place

Tom Skevin

NJArts.Net

“Tom Petty is fondly remembered by members of NJ’s music community”


2st Place

Jim Pytell

New Jersey Business Magazine

“Spotlight: Camden Rising”


3rd Place

Dan Schlossberg

New Jersey Lifestyle

“New Hope’s new image”


4 Business/Financial


1st Place

George Saliba

New Jersey Business Magazine

“Aiming to advance women in business”


2nd Place

Al Sullivan

Jersey City Reporter

“A café of his own”


5 Science, Health, Medical

1st Place

Todd Bates

Rutgers Today

“Space-age challenge: Handling broken bones, wounds and internal organs”


2nd Place

Todd Bates

Rutgers Today

“Good vibrations: Smart access to homes and cars using fingers”


6 Education

1st Place

Al Sullivan

Jersey Reporter

“A living laboratory”


7 Lifestyle Travel

1st Place

Dan Schlossberg

New Jersey Lifestyle

“Cog keeps chugging along”



9 Sports News

1st Place

Dan Schlossberg

USA Today Sports Weekly

“Hall of fame Ivan Rodriguez, Tim Raines: Small in size but no in stature”


2nd Place

Ellen Lazer

West Essex Tribune

“New resident was a journalist in China”


10 Sports Feature

1st Place

Al Sullivan

Jersey City Reporter

“Heroes inside and outside the ring”



12 Investigative Reporting

1st Place

Al Sullivan

Jersey City Reporter

“Reports: Loose talk sinks bids”



13 Personality Interview

1st Place

Al Sullivan

Jersey City Reporter

“A shoe maker’s son”



14 Series

1st Place

Mark Bonamo

TAPinto Newark

“1967 Newark riot’s 50th anniversary”



15 Column

1st Place

Christine Sablynski

West Essex Tribune

“Chrissy’s Column”



Photography

22 Sports Action

1st Place

Frank Wojciechowski

The Town Topics

“Airborne header”


2nd Place

Frank Wojciechowski

The Town Topics

“The one that got away”


23 Sports Feature Photography

1st Place

Frank Wojciechowski

The Town Topics

“Man of steel”


24 Feature Photography

1st Place

Caren Matzner

Hoboken Reporter

“Deck the steps” – Man carries Xmas tree up 100 steps


2nd Place

Frank Wojciechowski

The Town Topics

“Leap of faith”



25 Portrait & Personality Photography


1st Place

Cathy Miller

InsideWarren.com

“Beautiful Atmosphere”


2nd Place

Mike Sanchez & Francisco Gonzalez

New Jersey Business Magazine & NJBIA

“Phil Murphy”


3rd Place

Cathy Miller

InsideWarren.com

“Mrs. NNJ America looks to raise autism awareness”



28 TV / Online General News

1st Place

James McQueeny

NJ Now

“Citizens campaign gubernatorial forum.”


2nd Place

Jack Reinhard

WWW InsideWarren.Com

“Washington BID’s car show”


29 TV / Online Feature

1st Place

Cameron Bowman

Rutgers Today

“Glass Armonica”


2nd Place

Jack Reinhard

Inside Warren

“Centenary University adjusts to the new world”


3rd Place

Cameron Bowman

Rutgers Today

“Rutgers New Outdoor Classrooms”


32 TV/Online, Investigative

1st Place

Walt Kane & Karin Attonito

News 12 Kane in Your Corner

“Sandy recovery 5 years on”


2nd Place

Walt Kane & Karin Attonito

News 12 New Jersey

Kane in Your Corner

“Amusement park accidents”



33 Broadcast Radio – Spot News

1st Place

Steve Lubetkin

State Broadcast News

“Fight for Hackensack redevelopment liquor district”


2nd Place

Steve Lubetkin, State Broadcast News

“Chickie’s and Pete’s coming to Marlton”


3rd Place

Steve Lubetkin

State Broadcast News

“CREW Philadelphia”


35 Broadcast Radio Feature

1st Place

Dan Schlossberg

Travel Tuesday

“Gulliver’s Gate”


2nd Place

Steve Lubetkin

State Broadcast News

“Interview with Joe Coradino”


36 Radio Sports Feature

1st Place

Dan Schlossberg

Braves Banter

“Interview with John Smolt”


37 Broadcast Radio – Sports News

1st Place

Mike Delayo

Rowan Radio 89.7 WGLS-FM

“Offsides”



39 Broadcast Radio Talk

1st Place

Bob Mann & Nick Amabile

Caudwell University

“Trump & the media”


2nd Place

Dan Schlossberg

Braves Banter

“Interview with Yakov Smirnoff”


3rd Place

Don Buzney & Dennis Penny

WRSU 88.7 FM

“High School Marching Band”



40 Podcast News Interview

1st Place

Dan Schlossberg

Braves Banter

“Interview with Author Bob Gandt”


41 Podcasts – News Feature

1st Place

Scott Gurian, Far From Home Podcast

“Turkmenistan: Just plain weird”


2nd Place

Scott Gurian

Far From Home Podcast

“An eye-opening experience”


3rd

Scott Gurian

Far From Home Podcast

“Culture clash”


43 ENG News

1st Place

Cameron Bowman

Rutgers Today

New Clam Species


44 ENG Feature

1st Place

Cameron Bowman

Rutgers Magazine

“Sue Kaufmann feature”


2nd Place

Cameron Bowman.

Rutgers Magazine

“Paul Gardullo feature”


Public Relations

47 Press Release


1st Place

Dan Hirshberg

CHP Communications

“Mrs. NNJ America looks to raise autism awareness”


2nd Place

Dan Hirshberg

CHP Communications

“Hilbert is the real deal at Sussex County Community College, and she’s just getting started!”


3rd Place

Susan Todd

Rutgers Business School

“Rutgers team wins regional phase of Hult Prize Challenge”



49 PR Publications


1st Place

Rutgers Business School Marketing & Communications Team

Sean Ireland, Susan Todd, Danial Stoll

“Rutgers Business School Impact Report”


2nd Place

Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences

John Chadwick, Kara Donaldson, Ian Defalco



50 PR Marketing Video

1st Place

Cameron Bowman

Rutgers Today

“New clinical research center”


2nd Place

Mike Sanchez

NJBIA

“3 ways NJBIA helps your business”


Layout and Design

52 Weekly Paper


1st Place

Lisa Cuthbert

The West New York Reporter


53 Magazine Front Cover

1st Place

Lisa Cuthbert & max Ryazansky

Bayonne – Life on the Peninsula

“Accidental activists”


2nd Place

Terrain Saulino Bish

07030 Hoboken Magazine Spring/Summer

“Catch of the day”


3rd Place

Terriann Saulino Bish

Jersey City Magazine

“Almost there, accidental activists”


54 Feature Story Layout

1st Place

Lisa Cuthbert

Jersey City Magazine

“How we live”


2nd Place

Terriann Saulino Bish

07030 Hoboken Magazine

“Tutta Pesca Fine Dining”


3rd Place

Terriann Saulino Bish

Jersey City Magazine Spring/Summer

“Talde”


Honorable Mention

Alyssa Bredin Quiros

Jersey City Magazine

“Parkour”


56 Online Publication

1st Place

New Jersey Business Magazine

www.NJBmagazine.com


57 Electronic Newsletter

1st Place

New Jersey Business Magazine

New Jersey Business Today