CSBJ wins 16 awards in state contest

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The Colorado Press Association recently announced that the Colorado Springs Business Journal has won 16 awards in the organization’s 2013 Colorado Better Newspaper Contest.

The awards are as follows — although 1st, 2nd and 3rd place designations have not yet been announced:

Amy Gillentine

  • Best agriculture story for “Industrial hemp could jumpstart economy”
  • Best health enterprise story for “Mental illness: It’s the elephant in the room”
  • Best health feature story for “Penrose builds reputation for high-tech surgery”
  • Best business feature story for “Marijuana, a constant battle for acceptance”

John Hazlehurst

  • Best series for “Incoming tide”
  • Best serious column writing for John Hazlehurst

Cameron Moix

  • Best business feature story for “Intecon sworn to secrecy, is a U.S. success”

Mike Reid

  • Best cover design for the Colorado Springs Business Journal
  • Best feature page design for “Anschutz”
  • Best feature page design for “Fire lesson”

Ralph Routon

  • Best business feature story for “Big facilities, funding rule in Omaha”
  • Best editorial writing for “Judy Noyes, Amendment 64, Drake Power Plant”
  • Best editorial writing for “Olympic Committee, Kum & Go, Terminology”
  • Best serious column writing for “Air Force Academy, Donor Fatigue”

Marija Vader

  • Best business news story for “Marriage made in chocolate heaven”
  • Best business news story for “Vagrants incite business owners”

The specific place/designation received by each winner will be announced at the Press Association’s 136th annual convention Feb. 20-22 at the Westin Denver Downtown Hotel, according to the organization’s website.

The Business Journal was categorized in a class of publications with circulation of 2,000 to 4,000. Other papers in this category include the Colorado Statesman, Viva Colorado, the Intermountain Jewish News, the Northern Colorado Business Report and other newspapers in towns across the state.

2 Responses to CSBJ wins 16 awards in state contest

  1. congratulations on all of your well deserved awards..

    kathleen f collins
    December 26, 2013 at 2:36 pm

  2. KUDOS to the CSBJ!

    Tom Binnings
    December 26, 2013 at 2:53 pm