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Oldest Press Club awards Milwaukee Independent ten honors in journalism for a range of social issues
Winners of the Milwaukee Press Club’s 2018 Excellence in Wisconsin Journalism competition were recognized at the May 10 event, with ten significant awards going to the Milwaukee Independent.
The Milwaukee Independent has now won 7 awards for excellence in journalism over the past two years. While the recognition is an amazing honor, it is not the goal of our news organization. That focus will always be on telling transformative stories.
The Milwaukee Press Club held its 2017 Gridiron Awards Dinner on May 12 to recognize and celebrate excellence in Wisconsin journalism. David Fahrenthold, reporter for The Washington Post, was the club’s 2017 Sacred Cat Award honoree. The award, which has been given...