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City Weekly Takes Top Prizes at SPJ Competition

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City Weekly writers won some love from judges at the annual awards competition of the Utah Headliners chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists on Friday night. --- The paper competed in the Newspaper Division A, against local papers with a circulation of more than 50,000, including The Salt Lake Tribune and the Deseret News:

Awards included:

Government Reporting
1st place Salt Lake City Weekly "Called into Question," Eric Peterson
Hon. Mention Salt Lake City Weekly "They're Watching You," Ted McDonough

Medical/Science Reporting
1st place Salt Lake City Weekly "You Bet Your Life," Eric Peterson
Hon. Mention Salt Lake City Weekly "Beetles Attack," Stephen Dark

Minority Issues Reporting
1st place Salt Lake City Weekly "Gone Baby Gone," Stephen Dark

Best Newspaper
1st place The Salt Lake Tribune 2009 Best Newspaper The Salt Lake Tribune Staff
2nd place Salt Lake City Weekly 2009 Best Newspaper Salt Lake City Weekly Staff
3rd place Deseret News 2009 Best Newspaper Deseret News Staff

Best Reporter
Honorable Mention Salt Lake City Weekly 2009 Best Reporter Jesse Fruhwirth

Personality Profile
2nd place Salt Lake City Weekly "Insult to injury: survive a traumatic brain injury," Stephen Dark

Sports Reporting

3rd place Salt Lake City Weekly "Real Passion: As Real Salt Lake's playoff dreams dwindle" Stephen Dark

Review/Criticism
2nd place Salt Lake City Weekly "Less is More," Ted Scheffler
Hon. Mention Salt Lake City Weekly "Right Now," Jamie Gadette

Education Reporting
3rd place Salt Lake City Weekly "Studied to Death," Katharine Biele

Headline Writing
2nd place Salt Lake City Weekly Headline Writing Scott Renshaw

Page Design – Front Page
3rd place City Weekly Front Page of City Weekly Susan Kruithof

Page Design – Feature Page

3rd place City Weekly Utah's Alternative Pioneers Susan Kruithof

Best Podcast (video or audio)
2nd place Salt Lake City Weekly Joe Berlinger interview Scott Renshaw
Salt Lake City Weekly Interview 1 Ron Johnson Leo Dirr

Best multi-media (online)
3rd place Salt Lake City Weekly iPhone movie from Urban Lounge, Benjamin Jennings

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