Rhode Island Monthly Wins Twelve Press Association Awards

Take a peek at the award-winning articles.

The Rhode Island Press Association honored journalists from throughout the state last Friday with more than 100 awards for writing, design, photography and general excellence for work in 2016.

The awards, presented during the association’s annual banquet at the Quonset ‘O’ Club, also included the induction of three new members into its Journalism Hall of Fame: Donna Lee, retired food editor for The Providence Journal; Marcia Holmes Green, editor for The Valley Breeze; and the late W. Zachary Malinowski, reporter for The Providence Journal.

Rhode Island Monthly won a total of thirteen awards. Here is a list of the articles (with links) that received writing, art, photography and design awards.

Special Section

First Place: “My Favorite Place

Third Place: “The Best of Rhode Island 2016

Profile or Personality Story

First Place: Philip Eil, “The Freshman

Science/Health Care Story

First Place: Casey Nilsson, “Child Interrupted

Feature Story (In-Depth)

First Place: Jen McCaffery, “Power to the People

Second Place: Casey Nilsson, “They’ve All Come to Look for America

Sports Feature Story

Second Place: Grace Kelly, “Move Like the Wind

Reporting on the Environment

Second Place: Mary Grady, “The Clean-Up Act

Third Place: Todd McLeish, “Where the Wild Things Are

Photo Series/Picture Story

Second Place: Jason Evans, “Folk Yeah!

Arts or Entertainment Story

Third Place: Casey Nilsson, “Folk Yeah!

Business Story

Third Place: Jen McCaffery, “Minding the Gap

Food and Dining Story

Honorable Mention: Jamie Coelho, “The Ultimate Guide to Pizza