For the eighth time, Associated Church Press recognizes Christian Chronicle as best newspaper
For the eighth time since 2009, the Associated Church Press…
NEW YORK — For the fifth time, the Religion News Association has honored Bobby Ross Jr., The Christian Chronicle’s editor-in-chief, in its Awards for Religion Reporting Excellence.
Winners were announced Oct. 19 in a ceremony at Columbia Journalism School in New York City. The annual awards celebrate top journalism at secular and religious publications nationwide.
Ross earned second place for reporting at magazines and non-daily newspapers. His portfolio featured these stories from the 2021 contest period:
• At Tulsa massacre’s centennial, two Oklahoma churches focus on racial unity with the related story Christian faith drives two leading advocates of Tulsa Race Massacre justice.
• In Canada, a reckoning after remains of 215 Indigenous children are found.
• Saints and singers: The surprising ties that bind some of country music’s biggest stars to Churches of Christ.
Also, the judges cited Ross’ piece In city where George Floyd died, minister emerges as key champion for justice with the related story A tragic death, a tough dialogue.
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