Durango Herald wins awards from Society of Professional Journalists

Durango Herald wins awards from Society of Professional Journalists

Trout Unlimited also recognizes paper's work
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Jerry McBride captured a first-place award from the Society of Professional Journalists' Top of the Rockies contest in his photo of kayakers Dan Steaves, Eric Parker and David Farkas in the Animas River near Bakers Bridge the morning after 3 millions of wastewater rushed from the Gold King Mine near Silverton.
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Shaun Stanley’s photo of a homeless man lying in the doorway of the former Francisco’s Restaurant & Cantina on Main Avenue garnered him a first-place award from the Society of Professional Journalists’ Top of the Rockies contest.
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The Durango Herald’s four-part series about homelessness in Durango led to a second-place award from the Society of Professional Journalists’ Top of the Rockies contest.
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The Durango Herald’s ongoing coverage of the Gold King Mine spill earned its staff a first-place award for Breaking News Story and a first-place award for Public Service from the Society of Professional Journalists’ Top of the Rockies contest.
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A print and online package for the fall of Saigon about La Plata County veterans serving at the end of the Vietnam War led judges in the Society of Professional Journalists’ Top of the Rockies contest to give the Herald two awards: for Multimedia Story and General Reporting – Series or Package.

Durango Herald wins awards from Society of Professional Journalists

Jerry McBride captured a first-place award from the Society of Professional Journalists' Top of the Rockies contest in his photo of kayakers Dan Steaves, Eric Parker and David Farkas in the Animas River near Bakers Bridge the morning after 3 millions of wastewater rushed from the Gold King Mine near Silverton.
Shaun Stanley’s photo of a homeless man lying in the doorway of the former Francisco’s Restaurant & Cantina on Main Avenue garnered him a first-place award from the Society of Professional Journalists’ Top of the Rockies contest.
The Durango Herald’s four-part series about homelessness in Durango led to a second-place award from the Society of Professional Journalists’ Top of the Rockies contest.
The Durango Herald’s ongoing coverage of the Gold King Mine spill earned its staff a first-place award for Breaking News Story and a first-place award for Public Service from the Society of Professional Journalists’ Top of the Rockies contest.
A print and online package for the fall of Saigon about La Plata County veterans serving at the end of the Vietnam War led judges in the Society of Professional Journalists’ Top of the Rockies contest to give the Herald two awards: for Multimedia Story and General Reporting – Series or Package.
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