October 2, 2010
NEW — 6 a.m. Oct. 2, 2010
The Issaquah Press has received statewide recognition for community service efforts to raise awareness about the Tent City 4 homeless encampment.
The paper documented the camp from the relocation announcement in November 2009 to the day residents settled at Community Church of Issaquah in January until Tent City 4 departed for Kirkland in late April.
The effort earned the 110-year-old publication the top community service award in the Washington Newspaper Publisher Association’s Better Newspaper Contest.
The award haul reflected a broad range of coverage by the publications.
May 25, 2010
The Issaquah Press has been named the No. 1 nondaily newspaper in the Northwest.
The regional Society of Professional Journalists chapter announced the general excellence award May 23. The Press competed against publications in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington.
The competition in the general excellence category included a sister publication, Sammamish Review. The paper earned third place in the category. Puget Sound Business Journal came in second.
“Our entire staff at both our newspapers are over-the-moon excited about this recognition!” Publisher Debbie Berto said. “It takes a commitment to excellent journalism and to our communities to continue to publish award-winning newspapers in a tough economy, but editors Kathleen Merrill and Ari Cetron and their reporters have been diligent about not letting down our readers.”
May 23, 2010
NEW — 8 a.m. May 23, 2010
The Issaquah Press has been named the No. 1 nondaily newspaper in the Pacific Northwest.
The regional Society of Professional Journalists chapter announced the general excellence award Saturday night. The Press competed against publications in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington.
Staffers also earned individual awards at the Meydenbauer Center ceremony.
June 2, 2009
The Issaquah Press won an award for General Excellence in the 2008 Western Washington Excellence in Journalism Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists on May 30. Read more