WPXI Employees Honored with Golden Quill Awards

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PITTSBURGH, PA – May 14, 2013 – The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania honored WPXI employees (in six separate categories) with 49th annual Golden Quill Awards during an awards presentation on Monday, May 13th at the Sheraton Hotel, Station Square, Pittsburgh. The Golden Quills competition recognizes professional excellence in written, photographic, broadcast and online journalism in Western Pennsylvania.

Spot/Breaking News, online
Winner:
Staff, WPXI-TV, “Gateway Center Hostage Situation”

Business/Technology/Consumer, Online
Winner:
Rick Earle, Tim Holoman and Ward Hobbs, WPXI-TV, “Stimulus Spending”

Health/Science/Environment Story, Television
Winner:
Rick Earle and Tim Holoman, WPXI-TV, “Drilling Dangers”

Public Affairs/Community Service, Television
Winner:
Mark Barash, Steve Fogle and Brian Leopold, WPXI-TV, “Take This Job and Love It”

Online Feature
Winner:
Carly Noel, Ward Hobbs and Jack Klingensmith, WPXI.com, “Pittsburgh Boy Battling Cancer Meets Hero, WWE Star Daniel Bryan”

Arts & Entertainment, online
Winner:
Carly Noel and Rob Johnston, WPXI.com, “See & Be Seen”

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