Inlander scores big at SPJ competition

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The Inlander took home more awards than any other alternative weekly in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Alaska in this year’s Northwest Excellence in Journalism Competition, presented by the Society of Professional Journalists.

The paper received six first-place honors: Luke Baumgarten, our Arts & Culture editor, won three of those — for reporting on lifestyles, personalities and criticism. Kevin Taylor, a senior writer, had two first-place finishes for articles on social issues and government and politics. Jacob Fries, our Managing Editor, placed first in sports reporting.

Other honors:

PAGE DESIGN
2nd, 3rd: Chris Bovey

GRAPHICS AND ILLUSTRATION
2nd: Chris Bovey

ENVIRONMENT AND SCIENCE
3rd: Leah Sottile

HEALTH
2nd: Nicholas Deshais

EDUCATION
3rd: Daniel Walters

ARTS REPORTING
2nd: Michael Bowen

* For links to all the winning stories, go here

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