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 /ADVANCE/PITTSBURGH, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Winners in the 30th annual Golden Quill Awards competition were announced during a program this evening at the Pittsburgh Hilton and Towers in downtown Pittsburgh.
 The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania is the program's sponsor.
 Several special awards were presented, as well as citations recognizing professional excellence in written, photographic and broadcast journalism in western Pennsylvania.
 Named to receive the President's Award is the staff of The Pittsburgh Press. This award traditionally has been presented to the individual who has made important continuing contributions to western Pennsylvania journalism.
 For the best overall entry in print journalism, daily newspapers and wire services with circulation over 45,000, Art Heinz of the Tribune-Democrat, Johnstown, Pa., claimed the Ray Sprigle Memorial Award for "Beyond Our Means." Taking this honor for newspapers with circulation under 45,000 is Barbara Daugherty of the Valley News Dispatch for "When Children Have Children."
 In the non-daily newspapers and magazines category, Pittsburgh City Paper's William Loeffler received the Ray Sprigle Memorial Award for "August Wilson: The Story of a Storyteller."
 Ed King Memorial awards for the "best entry" in radio and the "best entry" in television were presented. Bob Kopler, Mike Whitely and Liz Randolph of KDKA-AM received the award for "Pittsburgh Press Strike." Television's winner was WPXI-TV's David Johnson and Tom Racette for "Pittsburgh Crackdown." Sue Brozek, Dan Pratt, Ralph Bell and Nicki Keefer of WTAE-TV received the Ed Romano Memorial Award for excellence in photojournalism for the entry, "Demolition Worker."
 The James J. Cuddy Memorial Award, for college students demonstrating outstanding potential in writing, went to John Temple of the University of Pittsburgh.
 Names of other winners, by category, follow.
 Daily Newspapers and Wire Services (circulation 45,000 and over)
 -- Enterprise-Investigative: Art Heinz, Tribune-Democrat, Johnstown, Pa.
 -- Spot News: Jeff McCready, Tribune-Democrat, Johnstown, Pa.
 -- News Feature: Douglas Root, The Pittsburgh Press
 -- Cultural: Ed Blank, The Pittsburgh Press
 -- Modern Living: Douglas Heuck, Bill Heltzer and David Templeton, The Pittsburgh Press
 -- Business-Labor: Bernie Kohn, The Pittsburgh Press
 -- Editorials: Jane Blotzer, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
 -- Columns: Mary Pat Flaherty, The Pittsburgh Press
 -- Science, Health & Technology: Theresa Pudik Card, Beaver County Times
 Daily Newspapers (circulation under 45,000)
 -- Enterprise-Investigative: Mike Chalmers, Dinah Wisenberg Brin and Phil Ray, Altoona Mirror
 -- Spot News: North Hills News Record staff
 -- News Feature: Kathie O. Warco, Observer-Reporter, Washington, Pa.
 -- Cultural: Robyn-Denise Yourse, North Hills News Record
 -- Modern Living: Barbara Daugherty, Valley News Dispatch
 -- Business-Labor: Tim Coulter, North Hills News Record
 -- Editorials: Louis Florian, Observer-Reporter, Washington, Pa.
 -- Columns: Park Burroughs, Observer-Reporter, Washington, Pa.
 -- Sports: Kevin Roberts, Keith Cannon and Jeff Legwold, North Hills News Record
 -- Science, Health & Technology: Carol Waterloo, The Daily News, McKeesport, Pa.
 Non-daily Newspapers
 -- General News: Jim Bender, North Journal
 -- Sports: Bob Ruck, In Pittsburgh
 -- Cultural: William Loeffler, Pittsburgh City Paper
 -- Modern Living: Herk Harvey, In Pittsburgh
 -- Business-Labor: Mike Vargo, In Pittsburgh
 -- Columns: Mike May, Sewickley Herald
 -- Editorials: Mike May, Sewickley Herald
 -- Science, Health & Technology: Daniel Bates, Pittsburgh Business Times
 -- Enterprise-Investigative: Harry Kloman, Pittsburgh Magazine
 -- Modern Living: Patty Tascarella, Executive Report Magazine
 -- Columns: Roy McHugh, Executive Report Magazine
 -- Business-Labor: Steve Fine, Executive Report Magazine
 -- Cultural: Maryann Gogniat Eidemiller, Pittsburgh Magazine
 -- Editorials: Patty Tascarella, Executive Report Magazine
 -- Sports: Bruce Van Wyngarden, Pittsburgh Magazine
 -- Spot News: Bob Donaldson, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
 -- Harry Coughanour Award for Feature Photography: Jack Wolf, Pittsburgh Magazine
 -- Sports: Robert J. Pavuchak, The Pittsburgh Press
 -- Photo Essay or Story: James M. Kubus, Tribune-Review
 -- Color: William T. Larkin, Valley News Dispatch
 -- News: Rick Bach & 96 Eyes Design, In Pittsburgh
 -- Livolsi-Schriner Award for Feature Illustration: Joseph Fiedler, Pittsburgh Magazine
 -- Editorial: Rob Rogers, The Pittsburgh Press
 -- Enterprise-Investigative: David Johnson and Tom Racette, WPXI-TV
 -- Spot News: KDKA-TV News Department
 -- Feature: Alby Oxenreiter, Sue Murawski, Mike Lazorko and Terry Connell, WTAE-TV
 -- Public Affairs-Documentary: Channel 11 News, WPXI-TV
 -- Cinematography-Videography: Sue Brozek, Dan Pratt, Ralph Bell and Nicki Keefer, WTAE-TV
 -- Spot News: Bob Kopler, Mike Whitely and Liz Randolph, KDKA-AM
 -- Feature-Documentary: Susan Morris and Kristen Broman, Susan Morris Communications
 -- Sports Reporting: Paul Chestnutt, WLKK-AM
 -- Editorial or Commentary: Greg Jena and Ted Jordan, KDKA-AM
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 /CONTACT: Ann K. Fisher of the Golden Quill Awards Committee, 412-471-9474, or at home, 412-367-0695/

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