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Christian Chronicle wins five first-place awards in ‘Best of the Christian Press’ contest


The Christian Chronicle won seven awards — including top honors in five categories — in the annual “Best of the Christian Press” contest sponsored by the Associated Church Press.
The national awards, recognizing work produced in 2011, were presented at a banquet this week in Chicago.
Winning entries included:
• First Place, In-Depth Coverage, for “The Gospel in South Sudan,” by Erik Tryggestad.
First Place, News Story, for “He was a hero to his church family,” by Bobby Ross Jr.
• First Place, Feature Article, for “Suicide: Healing a wounded town,” by Bobby Ross Jr.
First Place, Biographical Profile, for “Air Force chaplain welcomes the fallen home,” by Erik Tryggestad.
• First Place, Newspaper Design, Spread or Story, for “Currents: Latin America,” by Erik Tryggestad.
• Second Place, Convention or Meeting Coverage, for “Saving Sin City,” by Bobby Ross Jr.
Third Place, Best in Class, National or International Newspaper, for The Christian Chronicle.
Late last month, the Chronicle received three awards from the Oklahoma Society of Professional Journalists:
• First Place, Editorial/Commentary, for “Taking steps to protect children,” by Bobby Ross Jr.
• Third Place, Sports Feature, for “You have to find some way to stand back up,” by Hamil Harris and Erik Tryggestad.
• Third Place, General News Reporting, for “He was a hero to his church family,” by Bobby Ross Jr.

  • Feedback
    Good job and thank you for all your hard work Bobby & Erik and the rest of the Christian Chronicle crew!!!
    Melinda Oldham
    May, 7 2012

    Well deserved. May the Chronicle outlive us all.
    Becky Wooley
    May, 7 2012

    Woo! Hoo! Well done! You deserve the honors!
    S.
    Suzy Brown
    May, 8 2012

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