Deseret News shines in Utah journalism contest
The Deseret News won 75 awards in this year’s Utah Society of Professional Journalists Headliners contest.
Deseret News won 19 first-place awards, 20 second-place awards, 19 third-place awards and 17 honorable mentions in a wide variety of categories. The staff also swept four categories, including videography, general features, military and sports non-deadline reporting.
Pat Reavy, a veteran reporter on the police beat was among the few to receive a special recognition.
As one unit, Deseret News was honored with a second-place win for best use of news-oriented social media and best newspaper for design and graphics. It was also named the best news website in its category.
The full list of winners can be viewed here.