Reader Service Article


Texas Highways, “Eight Great Quirky Stays” by E. Dan Klepper, Kathryn Jones, Jane Kellogg Murray


Cottage Life, “Port Authority” by Martin Zibauer

A really well-researched and well-written reader service piece. A great example of what service journalism should be.


Acadiana Profile, “Game On” by Cheré Coen


Arkansas Life, “Off the Eaten Path” by Seth Eli Barlow, Bonnie Bauman, Jordan Hickey, Wyndham Wyeth


Smoky Mountain Living, “A Perfect Storm or the New Norm” by Travis Bumgardner and Don Hendershot

Award of Merit

Missouri Life, “Far From the Madding Crowd “ by Carolyn Tomlin

A standout piece of service journalism. Well-researched, comprehensive and engaging.

Award of Merit

Oklahoma Today, “Best Summer Ever!” by Jaclyn Cosgrove, Leighona Bernstein, Karlie Ybarra, Megan Rossman, Sara Cowan

Loved the creativity with this package. A great mix of content and a really unique approach to the subject matter. I never thought of visiting Oklahoma in the summer until now.


Additional Entries

albemarle: Living in Jefferson’s Virginia, “I Wish I Had Known About You…” by Eden Weathersby

Avenue Calgary, “The Biggest & Best Christmas Ever” by Jennifer Dorozio, Jennifer Hamilton, Jaelyn Molyneux, Sarah McMenemy, and Käthe Lemon

Louisiana Life, “Spring Festivals” by Chris Jay

Smoky Mountain Living, “Portal to the Cosmos” by Tim Barnwell and Travis Barmgardner

Texas Highways, “Our Favorite Main Streets” by Clayton Maxwell