Press Club of Western Pennsylvania announces 2019 Golden Quill Awards

PITTSBURGH, May 29, 2019 – The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania announced the winners of the 55th Golden Quill Awards during an awards presentation tonight at the Rivers Casino, Pittsburgh. The Golden Quills competition recognizes professional and student excellence in print, broadcast, photography, videography and digital journalism in Western Pennsylvania and nearby counties in Ohio and West Virginia.

Winners and finalists of the 2019 Golden Quills can be found here.

Also during the awards presentation, The Press Club recognized Post-Gazette executive editor emeritus David M. Shribman with the President’s Award for career achievement in the field of journalism. Retired WTAE-TV broadcaster Sally Wiggin was honored with this year’s Service to Journalism Award for contributions to the field of journalism.

Matt Churella, a native of Patton, Cambria County, and a junior at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, was awarded the 2019 Bob Fryer Memorial Scholarship. Gabriella DiPietro of Oakmont, a junior at Duquesne University, received 2019 The Press Club Scholarship.

The premier sponsor of the event is Point Park University School of Communication. Lead sponsors are Trib Total Media and Cision.