Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Local cartoonists Medina and Cavna win Headliner Awards

2017 Headliner Award winners announced!

Founded in 1934 by the Press Club of Atlantic City, the National Headliner Awards program is one of the oldest and largest annual contests recognizing journalistic merit in the communications industry.

The first National Headliner Awards were presented in 1935.  Since then, more than 2,000 Headliner medallions have been presented to outstanding writers, photographers, daily newspapers, magazines, graphic artists, radio and television stations and networks, and news syndicates.

Newspapers/magazines illustration or informational graphics by an individual or team

First Place
"A decade in immigration purgatory"
Juana Medina

Lifestyle Blog

Second Place
Michael Cavna
Washington Post, Washington, D.C.

For the record, here are the political cartoonists:

Editorial cartoons

First Place
Matt Davies
Newsday, Melville, New, York

Second Place
Michael P. Ramirez
Creators Syndicate

Third Place
Clay Bennett
Chattanooga Times Free Press, Chattanooga, Tenn.

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