PITTSBURGH, May 2, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The judging results are in, and finalists have been named in the Press Club of Western Pennsylvania's 53rd Golden Quill awards, recognizing professional excellence in written, photographic, illustration, broadcast and online journalism in Western Pennsylvania and nearby counties in Ohio and West Virginia. See the list at www.westernpapressclub.org.
Winners will be announced at the Golden Quill Awards presentation on Thursday, May 25, 2017, at the Sheraton Station Square Hotel, 300 W. Station Square Drive, Pittsburgh.
Also that evening, the Press Club will honor retired KDKA-TV reporter/anchor Mary Robb Jackson and retired KDKA-TV chief photographer Michael Challik with the President's Award. The Service to Journalism Award will be presented to Chris Moore, producer/host at WQED Multimedia and the founder of the Frank Bolden Urban Journalism Workshop -- now the Frank Bolden Multimedia Workshop -- of the Pittsburgh Black Media Federation. He is also co-chairperson of the Educational Committee.
Ellie Hartleb of Erie, a senior at American University, will receive the 2017 Bob Fryer Memorial Scholarship at the awards presentation. Beaver Falls native Emily Kohlman, a sophomore at Penn State University, is the recipient of The Press Club Scholarship.
The Golden Quill Awards evening will start at 6 p.m., with a cash bar and reception. Dinner and the awards ceremony will follow at 7 p.m.
The premier sponsor of the event is the Center for Media Innovation at Point Park University. Lead sponsors are Frank, Gale, Bails, Murcko & Pocrass, P.C., and Cision.
Tickets are $55 each, $550 for a table of 10. You can download an invitation from the Press Club's website, www.westernpapressclub.org. Payment can be made via check or online at www.westernpapressclub.org. For information about reservations for the dinner, contact Ann Hohn at: 412-471-9474; firstname.lastname@example.org.
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SOURCE The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania