The Daily Record’s staff has received 11 awards from the Maryland Delaware District of Columbia Press Association for excellence in journalism for 2015.
The awards were presented at the MDDC’s annual editorial awards luncheon Friday at the BWI Westin Hotel.
The Daily Record received a first place prize for a Website of General Excellence, for its website, thedailyrecord.com.
The newspaper’s staffers received six first-place prizes:
- Daniel Leaderman, in business reporting, for “Maryland lobbying: Behind the Access Coalition.”
- Maximilian Franz, for best photo gallery, for images from the riots in Baltimore.
- Danny Jacobs, in local government reporting, for “Police say injury claims from riots caused by lack of gear, poor tactics.”
- Bryan P. Sears, in social media reporting, for his coverage of the State House on Twitter.
- Dan Karlin, in Page One design, for his front page, “Troubled city seeks answers.”
- Maximilian Franz, in general news photography, for “Troubled city seeks answers.”
The newspaper’s staffers received six second-place awards:
- Lauren Kirkwood, in medical/science reporting, for “Nurses at law.”
- Adam Bednar and Anamika Roy, for continuing coverage of struggling businesses after the riots: After the Baltimore riots, blessings and heartache | Gray case, protests cast spotlight on Baltimore’s image | Businesses close early, soldier on in face of protests | Harmed by riots, small businesses now face a curfew | Businesses face insurance questions after riot | As cancellations mount, the economic ripples spread | Home sellers, Realtors fret about riot’s impact on market | Recovery program reaches more than 200 Baltimore businesses | Baltimore recovery funds require businesses to pledge not to sue | Riots, crime present challenges to Baltimore’s economy | Lottery: Tickets stolen during riots may have been cashed | Eutaw Street tailor suited up and stronger after riots | Baltimore’s Mary Harvin Center rises as symbol of recovery
- Adam Bednar, Bryan P. Sears and Jason Whong, in best use of interactive media, for “Under Armour’s audacious bet on Port Covington.”
- Bryan P. Sears, in online commentary or blog, for the Eye on Annapolis blog.