Amanda Marrazzo

Amanda Marrazzo (Shaw Media File Photo)

Shaw Media newspapers won several awards this week from the Illinois Associated Press Media Editors. Overall, Shaw Media won 12 awards, including Amanda Marrazzo’s Sweepstakes award for the top story in all news categories for Division I.

The winners are:
Sweepstakes (this is first place among all first-place news winners in Division I)


First Place Awards
  • Olivia Doak, Public Service, NewsTribune, “Illegal dumping investigation”
Second Place Awards
    • Michael Urbanec, Feature, The Times, “Record jump
Third Place Awards
Shaw Media swept the Division I Business Reporting category.
The IAPME awards will be presented during the Illinois Press Association Convention June 8 in Bloomington.
Last week we learned Shaw Media newspapers are finalists for 40 IPA awards. We will learn what place those awards are during IPA’s June 8 convention.