Rhode Island Monthly Wins 21 Rhode Island Press Association Awards
Editors, art directors and contributors were recognized for 2018 work at the annual awards banquet.
The Rhode Island Press Association presented more than 100 awards to journalists throughout the state for writing, design and photography in the editorial contest for 2018. The awards were presented at the annual awards banquet at the Quonset O Club on April 26, which also included the induction of Tom Ward of the Valley Breeze and Jim Rosenthal, a retired deputy editor at the Providence Journal, to the association’s Journalism Hall of Fame.
Take at peek at the Rhode Island Monthly award winners:
Special section; first place, “The Art Buyer’s Guide to Rhode Island”
Distinguished journalist: first place, Casey Nilsson, Rhode Island Monthly
DESIGN AND PHOTOGRAPHY
Best cover: second place, Matt Castigliego, “Ultimate Guide to Summer”
Best feature photo: third place, Michael Cevoli, Is Narragansett Bay Too Clean?
Personality photo: honorable mention, James Jones, “A Rare Breed”
Photo series: third place, Mike Cevoli, “Prudence, Patience, Hope and Despair and Little Hog Island Right Over There”
Food photo: third place, Angel Tucker, “Gone Fishing” (below)
Education; first place, Casey Nilsson, “The Promised Land”
Science/health care: first place, Grace Kelly, “State of Mindfulness, Mindfullness Getting Started”; Casey Nilsson, honorable mention; “The Families of the Opioid Crisis”
Feature story/short; first place, Diana Brazill, “Petal Power”
Feature story/in-depth; first place, Casey Nilsson, “Seeking Peace in Providence”
Arts and Entertainment story; first place, Paul Kandarian, “Tara Rules”
News feature columnist; second place, Ellen Liberman
Profile/personality story: first place, Todd McLeish, “A Rare Breed”