Traverse City Record-Eagle

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June 9, 2013

Record-Eagle staffers honored

TRAVERSE CITY — The Record-Eagle won six individual and newsroom-wide awards in the 2012 Michigan Associated Press Media Editors contest.

The Record-Eagle competes in the APME’s Division II Category for newspapers with a daily circulation of 15,001 to 50,000. Members of the Illinois Press Association judged the competition.

Winning entries include:

General Excellence, Third Place;

Best Public Service — Second Place, “Rash of sex offenses in Northern Michigan schools,” coverage led by local news editor Glenn Puit;

Best Sports Enterprise — Traverse City Record-Eagle, Third Place, “Title IX” anniversary coverage package by Sports editor Dennis Chase;

Best Sports — Traverse City Record-Eagle, Second Place, “Iceman Cometh 2012,” a deadline special section with reporting led by Dennis Chase and photographed by Jan-Michael Stump;

Best News Column — First Place, “Memory box opens the floodgates,” by Marta Hepler Drahos.

Best Editorial — Traverse City Record-Eagle, First Place, “Judge’s poor decisions should cost him his post,” by Mike Tyree.

Photojournalist Jan-Michael Stump also recently was named Record-Eagle parent company CNHI’s “Photographer of the Year” in a company-wide contest.

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