- Associated Press - Saturday, April 5, 2014

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas (AP) - The Texas Associated Press Managing Editors presented its 2013 journalism awards at its annual convention Saturday. Overall winners in the Star categories will be announced Sunday.

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STAR REPORTER OF THE YEAR

Class AAAA: First, Karisa King, San Antonio Express-News; Second, Scott Farwell, Dallas Morning News; Third, Andrea Ball, Austin American-Statesman; Honorable mention, James Pinkerton, Houston Chronicle.

Class AAA: First, Rhiannon Meyers, Corpus Christi Caller-Times; Second, Elizabeth Findell, McAllen Monitor; Third, Cindy Ramirez, El Paso Times; Honorable mention, Brian Bethel, Abilene Reporter-News.

Class AA: First, Lindsay Weaver, Odessa American; Second, Rose L. Thayer, Fort Hood Herald; Third, Steve Clark, Brownsville Herald.

Class A: First, Daniel Walker, Vernon Daily Record; Second, Paul Bryant, Nacogdoches Daily Sentinel; Third, Mark Armstrong, Kerrville Daily Times.

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STAR PHOTOJOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

Class AAAA: First, Smiley N. Pool, Houston Chronicle; Second, Tom Fox, Dallas Morning News; Third, Jay Janner, Austin American-Statesman; Honorable mention, Bob Owen, San Antonio Express-News.

Class AAA: First, Michael Zamora, Corpus Christi Caller-Times; Second, Ron Erdrich, Abilene Reporter-News; Third, Delcia Lopez, McAllen Monitor; Honorable mention, Mark Lambie, El Paso Times.

Class AA: First, Stuart Villanueva, Bryan-College Station Eagle; Second, Jennifer Reynolds, Galveston County Daily News; Third, Catrina Rawson, Killeen Daily Herald; Honorable mention, James Durbin, Midland Reporter-Telegram.

Class A: First, Sam Craft, Paris News; Second, Laura McKenzie, New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung; Third, Andrew D. Brosig, Nacogdoches Daily Sentinel.

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STAR DESIGNER OF THE YEAR

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