Monday, April 21, 2008

Baltimore Examiner wins awards

The Baltimore Examiner staff won five prestigious MDDC (Maryland-Delaware-District-of-Columbia) Press Association awards — the first for the Examiner chain. Competing against the Washington Post and the Baltimore Sun, the Examiner won for its investigative series on the city's homicide rate (Luke Broadwater for Murder City series) (Stephen Janis and Luke Broadwater for Cold Cases, Broken Hearts - an investigative piece on the high number of unsolved murders in the city). Editorial Writer Marta Hummel won for her editorial on the city school system. The Examiner sports staff was honored for its Cal Ripken Hall of Fame special section.