Society of Professional Journalists

SPJ awards a boon for company journalists

The East Oregonian Publishing Company’s “Fate of Our Forests” series has won a top regional journalism award. The series, which ran in the group’s newspapers, earned first place in the business and economic reporting category of the annual Society of Professional Journalists’ competition. The group competes against daily newspapers of 25,000 circulation or below in […]


Mulinix scores three-peat in NW news photo contest

SEATTLE – Chinook Observer photojournalist Damian Mulinix won a top prize for news photography in the Pacific Northwest for the third straight year Saturday. Mulinix won the photography portfolio award given by the Society of Professional Journalists at their annual banquet in Seattle. You can see his winning photos online at http://tinyurl.com/23tcnhz In a sense, […]


The Daily Astorian honored for highlighting Hispanic community’s success stories

The Daily Astorian was honored Saturday for a series of articles it published last year about the North Coast’s Hispanic community. The accolade came from the Society of Professional Journalists, Greater Oregon chapter. The five-part series placed third in the social issues category of the SPJ’s annual contest for news and features published in daily […]


Mulinix repeats as Washington’s top non-daily photographer

BELLEVUE — Chinook Observer staff photojournalist Damian Mulinix was presented with three awards, including the top photography prize in the non-daily division, last Saturday night in Bellevue at the annual awards dinner for the Washington chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ). The evening honors the winners of the SPJ’s Excellence in Journalism competition. […]


EO reporters win journalism awards

The Society of Professional Journalists awarded Kathy Aney, a senior reporter at the East Oregonian, with a first-place award last month in its 2008 Pacific Northwest Excellence in Journalism competition. In addition to Aney’s recognition, Senior Reporter Phil Wright received second-place and honorable mention awards and reporter Flynn Espe received a third-place award. The competition […]


The Daily Astorian earns 15 regional awards for journalism

The Daily Astorian won 15 awards in the annual Society of Professional Journalists’ regional competition, including two first-place trophies. The awards were for stories, photos, headlines and designs published during 2008. They included the first regional award for the newspaper’s online multimedia efforts. The paper placed second in the news adaptation category for staff coverage […]