Press Club Announces Winners, Finalists of the 2016 Golden Quill Awards

PITTSBURGH, May 12, 2016 – The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania announced the winners of the 52nd annual Golden Quill Awards during an awards presentation tonight at the Sheraton Hotel, Station Square, Pittsburgh. The Golden Quills competition recognizes professional excellence in written, photographic, broadcast and online journalism in Western Pennsylvania.

See the list of winners and finalists here.

Also during the awards presentation, The Press Club recognized Harold Hayes of KDKA-TV with the President’s Award for his career achievements in the field of journalism. The staffs of The Daily News and The Valley Independent were honored with this year’s Service to Journalism Award for contributions to the field of journalism.

Jesse Irwin, a rising senior at the University of Pittsburgh, was awarded the 2016 Bob Fryer Memorial Scholarship. Kimberly Baston, a junior at Waynesburg University, received The Press Club Scholarship.

The premier sponsor of the event is Range Resources. Lead sponsors are Frank, Gale, Bails, Murcko & Pocrass, P.C.; Point Park University School of Communication; PR Newswire; and Trib Total Media.

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