The Connecticut Mirror took home 12 first-, second- and third-place prizes, plus the ‘Yankee Quill’ award for Tom Condon’s career-long excellence in reporting, at the 2022 New England Newspaper & Press Association (NENPA) awards.
NENPA is the professional trade organization for newspapers in the six New England states: Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine and Rhode Island. It recognizes the extraordinary achievements of newspapers and newspaper personnel in the six-state New England region by presenting a wide variety of prestigious awards each year.
Here are CT Mirror’s awards from the 2022 contest:
- Yankee Quill Award: Tom Condon was one of six journalists who received the Yankee Quill Award from the New England Newspaper and Press Association (NENPA) this year. The award recognizes Tom’s “contributions to the betterment of journalism in the six-state region” over the course of his five-decade career in Connecticut journalism.
- General Excellence: The entire CT Mirror staff was recognized with a second place award for general excellence across all coverage over the past year.
- Best Coverage of Coronavirus, Staff
How Connecticut battled the coronavirus
- Climate Change or Weather Reporting, Jan Ellen Spiegel
Climate change in Connecticut
- Crime and Courts Reporting, Kelan Lyons
Cash bail in the COVID era
- Education Reporting, Jacqueline Rabe Thomas
School construction and segregation
- Human Interest Feature Story, Mark Pazniokas
Escapes from Afghanistan, coordinated from a home office in Connecticut
- Racial, Ethnic or Gender Issue Coverage, Jacqueline Rabe Thomas
Does ‘snob zoning’ lead to segregated suburbs in CT?
- Business/Economic Reporting, Mark Pazniokas
The problem of problem gambling
- Health Reporting, Jenna Carlesso
Health sharing ministries
- Photo Story, Yehyun Kim
Photo story: The holiday spirit
- Investigative / Enterprise Reporting, Jacqueline Rabe Thomas and Kasturi Pananjady
Undocumented immigrant stuck in a hospital for six months
- Contemporary Issues Photo, Yehyun Kim
Stuck in the hospital