The 2014 Pittsburgh Black Media Federation’s Robert L. Vann Media Awards program was recently held to honor excellence in print, broadcast, photography and online journalism coverage of the African-American community of Western Pennsylvania.
Journalists Lynne Hayes-Freeland, of KDKA-TV, and Brandon Hudson, of WPXI-TV, served as the evening’s emcees.
LYNNE HAYES-FREELAND, Emcee (Photos By J.L. Martello)
OLGA GEORGE, chairperson, gave the Frank Bolden Urban Journalist Workshop presentation.
BRIAN COOK, PBMF vice president, presented the Legacy Award.
MALIK VINCENT of Soul Pitt Quarterly won first place for magazine sports.
BRENDA O’NEALE, of Soul Pitt Quarterly, won first place for a magazine travel series.