APME Journalism Excellence Awards
The Associated Press Managing Editors presented its 2006 journalism
excellence awards during the annual conference in New Orleans Oct.
25-28. Click on the links below to read the stories and see the entries
McGruder Award: Rosenhause, Guam newsroom honored for diversity leadership
Gulf Coast newspapers receive President's Award; other honors in APME contests
AP coverage of Katrina wins news, photography awards (scroll to bottom to view video of the winning photos)
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To see the 2006 APME winners, click the links below:
Public Service Awards:
• The Los Angeles Times
• The Blade of Toledo, Ohio
• The Merced (Calif.) Sun-Star
First Amendment Awards:
• The South Florida Sun-Sentinel of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
• The State of Columbia, S.C.
• The Galveston County (Texas) Daily News
International Perspective Awards:
• The Star Tribune of Minneapolis
• The News Tribune of Tacoma, Wash.
• The Greeley (Colo.) Tribune
APMEOnline Convergence Awards:
• The Dallas Morning News and DallasNews.com
• The Journal News of White Plains, N.Y., and LoHud.com
• Culpeper (Va.) Star Exponent and StarExponent.com
Robert G. McGruder Diversity Leadership Awards:
• Sharon Rosenhause, managing editor, Sun-Sentinel, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
• Pacific Daily News, Guam
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To see last year's winners, click on the links below:
Public Service Awards
2005 winners: Fort Lauderdale, Charleston, Marine Corps newspapers exhibit public service
First Amendment Awards
2005 winners: Contra Costa, Bakersfield, Tuscaloosa earn First Amendment honors
International Perspective Awards
2005 winners: Yakima, Wenatchee, Atlanta, Winston-Salem newspapers give international perspective
APMEOnline Convergence Awards
2005 winners: Online convergence awards to Atlanta, Providence, Roanoke, Poughkeepsie
Robert G. McGruder Diversity Leadership Awards
2005 winners: Honolulu, Sioux Falls papers honored for diversity leadership
APME recognizes outstanding work by AP staff (2005)