Newswomen's Club of New York Announces 2007 Front Page Awards Winners

Oct 22, 2007, 01:00 ET from Newswomen's Club of New York

    NEW YORK, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --- The Newswomen's Club of
 New York announces its 69th annual Front Page Awards to 45 outstanding
 women journalists in print, broadcast and online media.
     The awards will be presented Nov. 29 at the club's annual awards dinner
 at the historic National Arts Club, where the Newswomen's club is
 headquartered. Guest speaker Donna Hanover, Co-Host of "The Morning Show"
 on WOR Radio 710, will deliver the evening's keynote address.
     Newswomen's Club President Jeanne King said, "Not only has the number
 of entries in all fields of communication grown exponentially, but so has
 the quality and caliber of the work."
     "Visual Art Design" makes its debut as a Front Page Awards category
 this year--representing the Club's commitment to honoring those who are
 part of the growth of new media.
     -- Beat-Sarah Ellison, The Wall Street Journal, "Bulldog Edition: Clash
 of Cultures Exacerbates Woes for Tribune Co. - L.A. and Chicago Newspapers
 Are Driven by a Big Debate Over Process and Purpose."
     -- Business-Carol Hymowitz, The Wall Street Journal, "'Any College Will
 Do'--Nation's Top Chief Executives Find Path to the Corner Office Usually
 Starts at State University."
     -- Commentary-Lauren Terrazzano, Newsday, "'Bald Chicks Rule' and the
 Other Laughs."
     -- Feature-Andrea Gurwitt, Herald News, "Walking Wounded--Part One:
 Casualties of War - Iraq Veteran Fought with His Heart; Now the Battle is
 for His Mind."
     -- In-Depth-Andrea Elliott, The New York Times, "More Muslims Are
 Coming to U.S. After a Decline in Wake of 9/11."
     -- Lifestyles-Denise Flaim, Newsday, "Lost & Found and Lost Again."
     -- New Reporter-Alexandra Fenwick, The Advocate, "El Barrio, The
 Neighborhood: A Tale of Sister Cities."
     -- Science-Amy Harmon, The New York Times, "Facing Life With a Lethal
     -- Sports-Selena Roberts, The New York Times, "Big Time College Sports
 May Be Due For an Audit."
     -- Business-Nina Munk, Vanity Fair, "Jeffrey Sachs's $200 Billion
     -- Criticism/Commentary-Francine Prose, Ann Crittenden, Rebecca
 Traister, Dani Shapiro, Gloria Feldt, Leslie Bennetts, Elle, "The
 Incredible Shrinking Woman."
     -- Culture/Arts-Lauren Collins, The New Yorker, "Banksy Was Here."
     -- Exercise/Diet-Pallavi Gogoi, BusinessWeek, "Cloned Beef Burgers:
     -- Features-Sheridan Prasso, Fortune, "Made In Vietnam."
     -- Lifestyles-Sara Corbett, Elle, "The Kids Are Not All Right."
     -- Medicine/Health-Jennifer Wolff, Self, "A Deadly Twist."
     -- News-Mimi Swartz, Texas Monthly Magazine, "Eva vs. Goliath."
     -- Profiles-Jennifer Gonnerman, New York Magazine, "The Panhandler's
     -- Service-Liz Welch, Glamour, "What No One Ever Tells You About Breast
     -- Environment-Karen Breslau, Newsweek, "The Green Giant."
     -- Beat-Emily Chasan, Reuters, "SEC Warns Auditors Firms May Manipulate
 New Rule," "Lifting the Lid: Unusual IPO Tax Structure May Plague
 Blackstone," "Lifting the Lid: Auditor's Subprime Exits Show Risks."
     -- Business-Christine Richard, Bloomberg News, "MBIA Debt Backed by
 Crack Houses Perpetuates Blight."
     -- Culture-Tara Burghart, Associated Press, "Museums Wrestle With
 Antiquities Ownership," "Internet Helps Link Art with Owners."
     -- Deadline-Sharon L. Crenson, Bloomberg News, "Tishman, BlackRock to
 Pay $5.4 Billion for Stuyvesant
     -- Feature-Martha Irvine, Associated Press, "Mom's Long Goodbye."
     -- In-Depth-Ellen Wulfhorst, Reuters, "New Orleans Weighs Fate of
 Historic Public Housing," "Ending Buses to Stymie Regrowth of New Orleans,"
 "Gardeners Cultivate Hope in Battered New Orleans."
     -- Lifestyles-Claudia Parsons, Reuters, "Camp Aims to Free Closet Rock
 Stars From Suits."
     -- Specialized Writing-Amity Shlaes, Bloomberg News, "This Nobel Prize
 Sends a Stark Signal to Columbia," "Gas Tax Fans Invoke a Telling Name for
 Road Hogs," "Girlfriend Salaries for Everyone at World Bank."
     -- Feature-Ann Heisenfelt, Associated Press, "That's My Dad!"
     -- Human Interest-Debbie Egan-Chin, New York Daily News, "Tears for
 9/11 Hero."
     -- News-Debbie Egan-Chin, New York Daily News, "Agony, Tears for
     -- Photo Essay-Maya Alleruzzo, Associate Press, "Iraq."
     -- Sports-Amy Sancetta, Associated Press, "Dejection."
     -- Visual Art Design/Special Issue-Annie Leibovitz, Vanity Fair,
 "Vanity Fair Africa Issues Covers."
     -- Visual Art Design/Feature-Carla Frank, O, The Oprah Magazine, "O's
 Worst-Case-Scenario Handbook"/"Close Calls!"
     -- Business-Susie Gharib, anchor, Nightly Business Report, (PBS);
 "Woodstock for Capitalists: The 2007 Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting."
     -- Documentary-Elizabeth Hashagen, reporter, writer, producer, News 12
 Long Island; "Decade of Determination."
     -- Feature-Kathleen Johnston, senior investigative producer, and Kira
 Kay, producer, CNN; "Is There a Better Way to Govern?"
     -- News-Mary Garofalo, reporter, Lori Bullerdick, camera, Christal
 Roberts, video editor, Fox 5 News WNYW; "Saving Brandon."
     -- Health-Elizabeth Cohen, correspondent, Jennifer Pifer, producer,
 CNN; "Paula Zahn Now: Race-Bone Marrow Transplant."
     -- Investigative-Barbara Nevins Taylor, investigative reporter, My 9
 News WWOR-TV; "No Way to Live."
     -- Public Service-Rosanna Scotto, reporter, Erica Posse, producer and
 Christal Roberts, editor, Fox 5 WNYW: "Heart Gallery."
     -- Feature-Julianne Welby, WFUV-FM, "Lower Manhattan Diaries."
     -- News-Carole Zimmer, Bloomberg News, "Venture Capitalists Go Green."
     -- Business-Angela Moore,, "Do You Have That in Green?
 Even Big-Box Wal-Mart and Home Depot Are Embracing Ecology."
     -- Commentary-Roberta Brandes Gratz, City Limits Weekly
 (, "Robert Moses Reconsidered"
     -- Feature-Sarah Elizabeth Richards,, "Deadly Prose: How
 should creative writing teachers handle students who turn in gruesome
     -- In-Depth-Jennifer Barrett, Jessica Bennett, Kathy Jones and Karen
 Springen,, "United We Owe."
     -- Multimedia-Lauren Johnston & Linda Perney, AM New York/,
 "The Debt Generation."
     -- Service-Jeanne Sahadi,, "What Bush's Health Plan Means
 to You."

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