Journalists win awards in Garden State Journalists contest
Staff members of The Progress, Caldwell College and New Jersey Business were among the winners at the 62nd Annual Memorial Journalism Awards dinner held Wednesday, May 20 at The Chart House in Weehawken.
Rita Annan-Brady, lifestyles editor and former editor of The Progress, won second place for her editorial “Stopping Illegal Rentals” and third place in the Science, Health, Education, Medical writing for her two-part series on “RSD: The Worst Kind of Pain, Hope Is Out There.”
George Saliba, managing editor of New Jersey Business Magazine in Fairfield, took first place in Science, Health, Education, Medical for “HIV/AIDs Update” and second place in Feature writing for “Diversity in the Fortune 500.”
In the Electronic News Gathering Feature category, Collette Liddy, Nick Amabile, Professor John Yurko and Professor Robert Mann from Caldwell College won first place for “Academic Support Center.”
Liddy, Amabile and Yurko also received second place in the same category for “Jemima.”
Saliba serves as a trustee of the Garden State Journalists Association and Anthony Birritteri, editor-in-chief of New Jersey Business, is sergeant at arms.