Congratulations winners!

The Arizona Press Club is proud to announce this year’s Big Three finalists!

The full list of Writing/Design finalists will be announced Monday. Mark your calendars for the awards party at 6 p.m. Sat. May 31 where we will reveal places and categories and bestow the awards. We’re back at the Duce, 525 S. Central Ave., in downtown Phoenix. Appetizers included and a cash bar. Tickets for $15 available soon. Get ready for a fun time!

If your name is misspelled, please contact Jill Jorden Spitz at so we ensure it is correct on your certificate.

The finalists for this year’s Big Three categories are as follows:

Virg Hill Journalist of the Year (in alphabetical order)
John Dougherty, Investigative Media/Phoenix New Times
Bob Ortega, Arizona Republic
Evan Wyloge, Arizona Capitol Times

Community Journalist of the Year (in alphabetical order)
Adam Curtis, Sierra Vista Herald/Bisbee Daily Review
Glenn Gullickson, Echo Magazine
Curt Prendergast, Nogales International

Designer of the Year (in alphabetical order)
Adrienne Hapanowicz, AZ magazine (The Arizona Republic’s iPad magazine)
Rick Konopka, Arizona Republic
Peter Storch, Phoenix New Times

The Arizona Photojournalism Awards is pleased to recognize the impressive work of this year’s photo winners! Please join us for two opportunities to highlight the state’s winning photojournalists.

State award presentation:

A gallery opening and ceremony will be held Sat. May 3 from 7-8:30 p.m. at Tempe Camera Repair, 530 W. University Dr., Tempe. Enjoy a gallery of large-size prints of selected winning photos as well as free snacks and refreshments. Certificates will be presented to winners of the state photo categories at 7:45 p.m. Open to the public, all guests welcome. Free admission. For more info, contact Rob Schumacher.

Community award presentation:

Projected images of winning photos and a ceremony will be held as part of the Arizona Press Club awards party at 6 p.m. at Sat. May 31 at The Duce, 525 S. Central Ave, Phoenix. Certificates will be presented to winners of the community photo categories. Appetizers included and a cash bar. $15 per ticket. For more info, contact Monica Alonzo.

Download a list of photo winners here or see below.

2013 APA Winner


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