C & G Newspapers staff wins seven awards

C&G Newspapers | Published April 17, 2015

Five members of the C & G Newspapers team took home awards at the Society of Professional Journalists Detroit Chapter’s annual Excellence in Journalism competition at the San Marino Club in Troy on April 15. The awards recognized work from 2014.

Jason Clancy won twice for Feature Page Design. He took home a first-place award for “Dog days of winter: Vets warn about seasonal affective disorder in pets,” which appeared in the Shelby-Utica News on Oct. 15. He took home a second-place award for “From diploma to résumé,” which appeared in the St. Clair Shores Sentinel on April 23.

K. Michelle Moran won second place in Spot or Breaking News for her story, “Acknowledging an automotive icon,” which appeared in the Grosse Pointe Times on Feb. 6. She won second place in Headline Writing for her headline, “National pet supply store sniffs out spot in Village,” which appeared in the Grosse Pointe Times on Aug. 28.

Sarah Wojcik placed third in Explanatory Story for a series of articles written on the topic of charitable gaming in Michigan, which ran in all C & G newspapers from May to August.

Brian Louwers received an honorable mention in Feature Story for “The men who saved the world,” which ran in all papers in June.

Joshua Gordon won second place in Personality Profile for “Man, 93, returns to school to earn high school diploma,” which appeared in the Woodward Talk on Oct. 15.