Boise Weekly Wins at Idaho Press Club Awards

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Idaho's media-type people gathered May 18 for the annual Idaho Press Club Awards, honoring the best in journalism and PR in the last year.

The Boise Weekly crew again walked away with a pile of awards, so at the risk of tooting our own horns, here's a list of BW's honors.

• First Place, Light Feature Report for Weekly Papers, Deanna Darr, Josh Gross, George Prentice, Adam Rosenlund, Sheree Whiteley for “Guide to the Apocalypse.”

• First Place, Health and Medical Reporting for Weekly Papers, George Prentice for “Five Weeks.”

• First Place, Online Media/Web Design, Boise Weekly Staff for boiseweekly.com.

• First Place, Arts and Entertainment Reporting for Weekly Papers, Josh Gross for “Long and Winding Road.”
• Second Place, Arts and Entertainment Reporting for Weekly Papers, Andrew Crisp for “The Hills Have Ears.”

• First Place, Business Reporting for Weekly Papers, George Prentice for “Idaho Gaslands Rules Debated.”

• First Place, Crime/Courts Reporting for Weekly Papers, Carissa Wolf for “Culture of Corruption.”
• Second Place, Crime/Courts Reporting for Weekly Papers, Carissa Wolf for “Cruel and Unusual.”

• First Place, Specialty Column for Weekly Papers, Randy King for “How to Cook a Wolf,” “Game Plan” and “Ingesting Invaders.”
Second Place, Specialty Column for Weekly Papers, George Prentice for Screen columns.

• First Place, Special Section for Weekly Papers, Boise Weekly Staff for the 2012 Annual Manual.

• First Place, Photo Essay for Weekly Papers, Laurie Pearman for “Visions of Canyon County.”

• First Place, Rookie of the Year for Weekly Papers to Andrew Crisp.

• First Place, Education Reporting for Weekly Papers, George Prentice for “A Private Matter.”

• First Place, Outdoor Feature for Weekly Papers, Andrew Mentzer for “River World.”

• First Place, Environmental Reporting for Weekly Papers, Zach Hagadone for “The Dirty Dance.”

• Second Place, Political Reporting for Weekly Papers, George Prentice for “Turning 18
• Third Place, Political Reporting for Weekly Papers, Zach Hagadone for “Grand Old Punch-Up.”

• Second Place, Serious Feature for Weekly Papers, Carissa Wolf for “Crimes of Hate.”

• Second Place, Watchdog/Investigative Reporting for Weekly Papers, Carissa Wolf for “Playing the Game.”
• Third Place, Watchdog/Investigative Reporting for Weekly Papers, Carissa Wolf for “Graduating into the Unknown.”

• Second Place, General Excellence for Weekly Papers for Weekly Papers, Boise Weekly.

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