The Syracuse Media Group won 24 awards in the New York State Associated Press Association’s annual news competition.
Syracuse.com and The Post-Standard won first-place honors in 10 categories among markets with newspaper circulation from 45,000 to 125,000.
The staff received the first place award for top digital presence and top enterprise reporting for coverage of Syracuse University’s NCAA sanctions.
The awards were announced Saturday at the AP annual dinner in Saratoga Springs. The winners from Syracuse were:
– Chris Baker for Arts/Entertainment Writing: Why artists bypass America’s musical epicenters to record in Armory Square
– Glenn Coin and Michael Dupras for Illustration/Graphic: How much will it snow?
– Marnie Eisenstadt for Feature Writing: From Holy Trinity Church to Mosque of Jesus, Son of Mary
– Matthew Fairburn for Sports Columns, for several pieces on the Buffalo Bills, including this one.
– Mike Greenlar for Photo Story: A day at the House of Hair
– James Mulder for Business Reporting: The business of health care
– Susan Santola for Page Design: Front page, March 8, 2015
– Donnie Webb for Sports Reporting: Fowler QB Mikaj Weaver stares down death, now stares down Falcon opponents
– Peter Allen and Michael Dupras for Illustration/Graphic: Your guide to every food vendor at the State Fair — all 134 of them
– Glenn Coin for Feature Writing: You’re never too old to become a nude model
– Tim Knauss for Business Writing: The closing of the FitzPatrick nuclear plant
– Marie Morelli for Editorial Writing: a collection of editorials, including this one on the Syracuse University NCAA case.
– John O’Brien for Enterprise Reporting: Who killed Heidi Allen?
– Kevin Rivoli for Video: James Williamson – Living alone while living among us in Syracuse
– Kevin Rivoli for Feature Photo: Love in the digital age
– Matt Adams for Video: Buffalo Bills drumline
– Mark Libbon for Headline Writing: “Welcome to New Pork”
– Marie Morelli for Editorial Writing: collection of editorials on state government issues, including this one.
– Teri Weaver for Enterprise Reporting (We live in the state of New Pork) and Investigative Reporting (How New York state loses millions with State Fair musicians)