ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Information-Gazette’s standing as one of many nation’s finest sports activities sections stays intact.
For the 10th 12 months in a row, The Information-Gazette was named a High 10 part (Sunday) by the Related Press Sports activities Editors in its annual writing and sections contest.
Additionally, for the primary time, The Information-Gazette acquired a High 10 honor for finest web site (news-gazette.com).
“The digital a part of our equation has at all times been sturdy, so it’s rewarding to be acknowledged for the net work that we do,” Sports activities Editor Matt Daniels stated. “As at all times, the part recognition is a results of an unbelievable staff effort, day in and day trip.”
The N-G’s day by day part additionally was cited (High 10 Honorable Point out), including to a run of nationwide recognition that began in 1996. Within the final 24 years, The N-G’s sports activities part has been honored 34 occasions within the APSE contest.
“What separates us from our friends is our devotion to native sports activities,” Information-Gazette Vice President Jim Rossow stated. “It takes lengthy, odd hours, however there isn’t anybody in our newsroom who doesn’t get pleasure from placing forth the hassle.”
Individually, multimedia specialist Anthony Zilis — at The Information-Gazette since 2015 — prolonged his streak of APSE honors to 5 years with a High 10 award for finest video. Zilis’ story on UI wheelchair basketball caught judges’ consideration.
“Merely put, Anthony’s capacity to inform a video story is unmatched,” Daniels stated. “It provides us one other method to have interaction with our rising viewers.”
The rating of the highest 10 within the writing and multimedia classes can be introduced within the coming weeks.
The APSE awards, voted on by sports activities editors and journalists from throughout the nation throughout 4 days of judging, honor work printed in 2019.
Winners will obtain their awards in June on the APSE summer season convention in Indianapolis.
The N-G competed in class C, which featured publications with circulation between 14,800-30,999.