- The Washington Times - Saturday, April 19, 2008

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The Washington Times won 20 journalism awards in the Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association 2007 Editorial contest, including 15 in the large newspaper division and five “Best of Show” across all-sized newspapers.

The awards for writing, photography, artwork and design were presented yesterday at the Turf Valley Resort in Ellicott City, Md.

Dan Daly won first place in Sports Feature Story for daily newspapers with circulations more than 75,000 for “Going sideways into history.” Judges described it is “a great pierce on something that truly revolutionized football.”

Bill Garner was among the other Times winners. He took first place in editorial cartoon for his to-the-point and funny “No foot tapping.”

Others include Patrick J. Tuohy, Jr., who won first place in headline writing for “Heads she’s homely; Tails he’s ugly: Coin shows love was blind for Antony, Cleopatra,” which was complimented as “clever, catchy and accurate.”

Alexander Hunter won first place in art or illustration for “From the ground up.” Judges commented: “The subtleties of the structural details, combined with the overall impact of the player illustrated the topic beautifully.”

Jim McElhatton won first place in the business-economic reporting category for “Contractors elude scrutiny.” Judges said: “Although this story was news to me, it should still be making national headlines.”

Matt Cella won first place for local-government reporting by doing his homework and bringing the readers a clear picture of wrongdoing in “D.C. officials got improper bonuses.”

Nancy Pastor won first place in the spot news photo category for “20 hurt in green line derailment.”

Joseph Silverman won first place in the sports photo category for “Giant disappointment,” which “reflected not only the emotion of the Redskins, but the emotion of the entire city.”

Jenny Mayo won second place in the arts-entertainment category for “Time to change tune about Latina singers?”

Rod Lamkey took second place in the general news photo category for “One last look.”

Karen Goldberg Goff won second place in business-economic category for “Luxflation for all.”

Jennifer Harper won second place in the medical science category for “Big handbags can be a pain in the neck.”

Joe Olivia Ganoza took second place in feature page design for “ ’Hairspray’ still holds.”

Linas Garsys took second place for “Orient Express” in the art or illustration category.

The MDDC Press Association was founded in 1908 and includes 164 daily and periodical newspapers.

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