Pittsburgh Magazine Honored With Five Golden Quill Awards
Food Editor Hal B. Klein took home four of the awards, including the Ray Sprigle Memorial Award.
Pittsburgh Magazine was recognized in multiple categories in Division 4 in the 2022 Golden Quill Awards, presented by The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania.
The top honor, the Ray Sprigle Memorial Award, went to Food Editor/Dining Critic Hal B. Klein for his investigative story:
This story was published online on Aug. 16, 2021.
Klein was also a winner for
- Excellence in Written Journalism, Business/Technology/Consumer for “The State of Hospitality: The region’s restaurants and bars are doing all they can to survive a pandemic that has meant immeasurable sacrifice — and precious little government support in return.”
- Excellence in Written Journalism, History/Culture for: “Pie’s the Limit: From the Ohio Valley to the Mon Valley, the Region Is Awash in Idiosyncratic Styles of Pizza.”
- Excellence in Written Journalism, Enterprise/Investigative for: “Chef Kevin Sousa Motors on With New Restaurants. Will They Last?”
Cristina Rouvalis, our frequent contributor, was the winner in Excellence in Written Journalism, Profile for: “Gisele Fetterman: On the Move With the Second Lady of Pennsylvania.” This was the cover story for the August 2021 print magazine.
Accolades also go to our finalists Sean Collier for a series of movie reviews:
Design Director Huck Beard was a finalist for his page design of “The Conversation Business: Podcasting May Not Offer Its Creators Much Traditional Return for Their Often-Sizable Investment. Yet Dedicated Creators Keep At It – for Connection, Outreach and Enjoyment” and his Cover Design of “Best of the ’Burgh.”
Former Intern Kaitlyn Nuebel was a finalist for Arts/Entertainment journalism for “Art House: Braddock’s Ohringer Arts Building, a Lovingly Converted Furniture Store, Provides Housing, Community and Inspiration for a Group of 37 Artists.”
Former intern Sylvan Lebrun was a finalist for Education journalism for “Campus Lore & Legends: From Wandering Camels to Ghostly Bread, We Found Hidden Slices of History at Seven Area Universities.”
Contributor Ervin Dyer was a finalist in the news feature category for news feature “The Spiritual Village: In Pittsburgh, Congregations of African Immigrants Are Using Worship to Re-Generate the Kinship, Identity, Family Life and Culture Found in Their Home Countries.”