The Baltimore Jewish Times earned 10 awards at the Maryland-Delaware-DC Press Association’s Editorial Awards Luncheon on Friday, May 11. The publication competed against other nondailies with a circulation of 10,000-20,000.
Reporter Susan C. Ingram earned first place in the Feature Story: Profile category for “Flipping the Script: Rikki Spector Turns Misfortune into Inspiration.” Former senior reporter Hannah Monicken, who is now senior reporter at the JT’s sister paper, Washington Jewish Week, won first place in the Headline category for “Jews on First,” first place in General News Story for “Free Falling: 80-Year-Old Local Crosses Skydiving Off Her Bucket List” and second place in Wild Card: Trump’s Impact on Communities for “Meals on Wheels Faces Deep Cuts in Trump’s Budget.”
Former JT art director Ebony Brown, who is now art director at JT sister publication Baltimore Style, won first place in News Page Design for “Born to Ride.” Art director Jennifer Perkins-Frantz won second place in Feature Page Design for “My Shtetl Baltimore.” Graphic designer Ross Meadows won best in show and first place in Self-Promotion Single for an education eblast. Graphic designers Cortney Geare and Frank Wagner won two second place awards in business (non-retail) ad.
Washington Jewish Week won 12 awards and Mid-Atlantic Media, the JT’s parent company, won a first place and best in show award in the Custom Publication category.