Indianapolis Monthly Wins 13 SPJ Awards

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It’s time to unabashedly toot our own horn. On Friday, May 2, Indianapolis Monthly won 13 awards from the Indiana Professional chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, including eight first-place finishes. (Here’s the full list of winners.)

Check out the lauded features below:

Business or Consumer Affairs Reporting (publication circulation above 40,000, news services, digital media)
1st Place: Daniel S. Comiskey, “Going Public”

Education Reporting (publication circulation above 40,000, news services, digital media)
2nd Place: Adam Wren, “School House Rocked”

Criminal Justice Reporting (publication circulation above 40,000, news services, digital media)
1st Place: Evan West, “Mean Streets”
2nd Place: Michael Rubino, “The Long Con” (pictured, above left)

Features Writing (magazines and non-daily newspapers)
1st Place: Justin Heckert, “Susan Cox is no Longer Here” (pictured, right)

Personality Profile (magazines and non-daily newspapers)
2nd Place: Craig Fehrman, “Meet Mike Pence”
3rd Place: Tom Chiarella, “The Profiler”

Arts and Entertainment Writing (magazines and non-daily newspapers)
1st Place: Matt Gonzales, “Painting By Numbers”

Column Writing (magazines and non-daily newspapers)
1st Place: Deborah Paul

Features Photography
1st Place: Tony Valainis, “What’s Left of Richmond Hill” (pictured, right)
2nd Place: Eduardo Izquierdo, “Full Exposure”

Magazine Cover Design
1st Place: Hector Sanchez, January 2013

Non-Deadline Story or Series (magazines and non-daily newspapers)
1st Place: Evan West, “The New Hoosier Farmers”


Photos by Tony Valainis


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