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These articles were either winners or finalists at the 56th Golden Quill Awards presented during a virtual awards ceremony.

Sponsored by the Press Club of Western Pennsylvania, the Golden Quills competition recognizes excellence in journalism in Western Pennsylvania and nearby counties in Ohio and West Virginia.

Winners and finalists of the 2020 Golden Quills are:

Excellence in Written Journalism, Magazines – Business/Technology/Consumer

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Winner: “On Jamison Farm,” Hal B. Klein

 

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Finalist: “From Pittsburgh to the Moon,” Ryan Rydzewski


Excellence in Written Journalism, Magazines – Science/Environment

Winner: “From Pittsburgh to the Moon,” Ryan Rydzewski

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Finalist: “Pittsburgh’s Tomorrow,” Ryan Rydzewski


Excellence in Written Journalism, Magazines – History/Culture

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Winner: “Golden Anniversaries,” Mark Houser

 

50 Greatest Tz

Finalist: “50 Greatest Pittsburghers of All Time,” Pittsburgh Magazine Staff


Excellence in Written Journalism, Magazines – Sports

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Winner: “Jonny Gammage; Always There,” Lee Wolverton

 

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Finalist: “The Last World Series,” Lee Wolverton


Other finalists

Excellence in Visual Craft Achievement – Cover Design, Print

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Pittsburgh Magazine HOME,” Tyler McFadden and Elan Mizrahi


Excellence in Written Journalism, Magazines – Public Affairs/Politics/Government

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Women in Power,” Cristina Rouvalis


Excellence in Written Journalism, Magazines – Medical/Health

Bud Church Mar19

Love Thy Neighbor,” Cristina Rouvalis


Excellence in Written Journalism, Magazines – Lifestyle

Devonshire Carson Feb19

Turkey Devonshire: Our Once Famous Sandwich Now Is Largely Forgotten. Is It Time for a Revival?” Hal B. Klein


Excellence in Written Journalism, Magazines – Enterprise/Investigative

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Finalist: “Ranking Suburbia,” Mark Houser

Also during the awards presentation, The Press Club recognized retired philanthropist, newspaper editor and bestselling author Maxwell King, whom Pittsburgh Magazine named Pittsburgher of the Year in January, and also KDKA Radio, PCNC-TV and WQED-TV talk show host Christopher T. Moore with the President’s Award for career achievement.

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