The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania announced the winners of the 54th Golden Quill Awards during an awards presentation on Thursday, May 24 at the Rivers Casino. The 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.
The Chronicle’s senior staff writer, Toby Tabachnick, won two Golden Quill Awards. In the category of History, Nondaily Newspapers, she won for “Stumbling Stones Connect Families, Memorialize Those Murdered by Nazis.” In the Arts & Entertainment, Nondaily Newspapers category Tabachnick won for “Kinky Friedman ‘On the Road Again’ With Stop in Pittsburgh.”
She was also a finalist in the category Education, Nondaily Newspapers for “Accidental Activist Lenore Blum Changes Formula, for Women in Math.”
Staff writer Adam Reinherz was a finalist in several categories. His “Needlepointing Is a Stitch in Time, Past and Present” was in the Lifestyle, Nondaily Newspapers category; “Local Little Leaguers Enjoy International Competition,” in Sports, Nondaily Newspapers; “JCC Tackles Issues of Gender Identity and Inclusion” in Enterprise/Investigative, Nondaily Newspapers; “Snowballs Make Cool Science” in Health/Science, Nondaily Newspapers; and in Arts and Entertainment, Nondaily Newspapers “Silverman’s New Special Is a Delightfully Coarse Colloquy.” PJC