Charlotte Agenda won seven awards — including four 1st place awards — in the 2017 North Carolina Press Association contest that draws entries from all major publications in the state.
Winners were announced Thursday night during a banquet in Raleigh. The Agenda’s editorial team was recognized for a range of journalistic accomplishments, from faith and religion reporting to breaking news photography.
The biggest award: Charlotte Agenda won 2nd place for general excellence in its division.
Individual awards were as follows. Be sure to read the winning stories.
1st Place – Religion & Faith Reporting – Kylie Moore (Young Charlotteans are no longer turning to church to find community like they once did)
1st Place – Profile Feature – Kylie Moore (Meet Melody, the single mother getting by on $22,000 a year)
1st Place – Photography, General News – Katie Levans Loveluck (Keith Scott protests)
1st Place – Arts and Entertainment Reporting – Andrew Dunn (Can Charlotte become a music town?)
2nd Place – Lighter Columns – Ted Williams
3rd Place – Best Multimedia Project – Katie Levans Loveluck (Chinese Lantern Festival)