The awards, published on April 28 by the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association, are presented each year to Pennsylvania journalists whose work "displays relevance, integrity and initiative in serving readers, and furthers First Amendment values."
CP Photo: Jared Wickerham
Dannielle Brown announced the Marquis Jaylen Brown Foundation along with the end of her 237-day hunger strike at Freedom Corner downtown on her 50th birthday on Thu., March 11, 2021.
Staff photographer and videographer Jared Wickerham received a second-place win for his News Event Photo of Dannielle Brown
as she announced the end of her hunger strike, and photo intern Kaycee Orwig earned an Honorable Mention for her Feature Photo illustrating Dani Janae's story on artist Zeal Eva
More than 2,500 entries were received from 110 news organizations, and City Paper competed in the category of "multi‐day publications with 20,000 to 49,999 circulation." While the greatest reward comes from folks reading its stories, City Paper's staff is honored to be recognized for their hard work.