Urban CNY honored by Syracuse Press Club at 35th Annual Awards Banquet

The Syracuse Press Club honored the best journalism of 2012 at an awards ceremony held Saturday, May 4 at Drumlins Country Club, in Syracuse.

The club’s 35th annual Scholarship and Professional Recognition Awards dinner honored exceptional work in local print, broadcast and online.

Eight press clubs across America judged the entries and selected first- and second-place winners in 51 competitions in TV, radio, print, online and college journalism categories. More than 260 entries were submitted this year – a great number considering the upheaval in the Central New York news industry.

Urban CNY has been a consistent winner in the annual Syracuse Press Club’s Professional Recognition Awards; competition includes Non-daily Newspapers and Websites from Watertown to Binghamton.

The following Urban CNY produced entries were recognized at the< I,>best journalism of 2012 ceremony:

Online Journalism Blog:

Second Place,”Ken’s Blog” Kenneth Jackson, urbancny.com

Non-Daily Newspaper Robert Haggart Award Best Column:

Second Place, Kenneth Jackson, Urban CNY Newspaper;
“Let’s Do It Again: Voter Suppression”

Non-Daily Newspaper Sports Story:

First Place, Walt Shepperd, Urban CNY Newspaper;
“Last Run with the Baby Boomers”