Kudos to our own Tom Roberts, NCR's editor-at-large, for winning the Egan Award for journalistic excellence. Catholic Relief Services, sponsor of the award, made the annoucement today.
Here's Tom's winning piece: "Siding with Kids to End Cruelty".
Here's the full CRS release:
The winners of the 2009 Egan Award for Journalistic Excellence competition were announced today at Catholic Relief Services' Baltimore headquarters. The award recognizes journalists who have written about humanitarian and social justice issues for Catholic publications in the United States. The 2009 winners are as follows:
• Division A (national circulation): Tom Roberts for his "Siding with KIDS to end cruelty" in National Catholic Reporter
• Division B (regional circulation over 35,000): Rick DelVecchio for his article "Land of Modern Martyrs" in Catholic San Francisco
• Division C (regional circulation under 35,000): Dennis Sadowski for his article "Mission: Honduras" in Catholic Universe Bulletin