ATLANTA (NNPA)—Winners in five categories of the A. Philip Randolph Messenger Awards were announced June 21 during the national convention of the NNPA. MillerCoors, sponsor of the event, donated $30,000 to journalists who produced outstanding work in 2012. The winners in each category received $5,000 and runner-ups were awarded $500.
The winners were:
Breaking News: Jennifer French-Parker (CrossRoads News)
Commentary: Lekan Oguntoyinbo (Atlanta Voice)
Feature: Thelma Sardin (Chicago Citizen)
Sustainability: Christian Morrow (New Pittsburgh Courier)
Best Digital Presence: St. Louis American