OC CATHOLIC HONORED

The newspaper of the Diocese of Orange earned awards in multiple categories in the national competition of the Catholic Press Association as well as the local O.C. Press Club awards.

The Catholic Press Association yesterday announced the winners of the national Catholic Press Awards at the organization’s annual conference in St. Louis, MO. Orange County Catholic, the official news source of the Diocese of Orange captured honors in several award categories. In addition, the Diocese of Orange took home a first place award for Best Directory.

Locally, the OC Press Club also recognized OC Catholic for its OC Catholic TV video productions.

 

CATHOLIC PRESS AWARDS

 

BEST DIOCESAN DIRECTORY

First Place

Bishop Kevin Vann, Publisher

Ryan Lilyengren, Executive Publisher

 

BEST FRONT PAGE – TABLOID SIZE NEWSPAPER

Honorable Mention

John Cheresh, Art Director

 


BEST EDITORIAL ON A NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL ISSUE

Second Place

Orange County Catholic, “A firm heart without hatred” by Patrick Mott

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BEST FEATURE WRITING

Second Place

Orange County Catholic, “The father of the big bang” by Patrick Mott

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Third Place

Orange County Catholic, “Rendering to Caesar” by Patrick Mott

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Honorable Mention

Orange County Catholic, “Faith and reason” by Lawrence Christon

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BEST REGULAR COLUMN

 Family Life First Place

Orange County Catholic, “Catholic Family Life” by Cathi Douglas, Meg Waters, Leslie Berkman

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BEST ONLINE PRESENTATION OF MULTIMEDIA VISUALS

First Place

Orange County Catholic, “Stephanie’s journey” by RD Delgado

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Third Place

Orange County Catholic, “2015 Trinity League Football Rivalry: Mater Dei vs. Servite” by Anthony Porrazzo

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BEST COVERAGE OF LOCAL POLITICS

Second Place

Orange County Catholic, “Coverage of End of Life Option Act SB 128” by Cathi Douglas

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OC PRESS CLUB AWARDS

 

Last month the Orange County Press Club, the 60-year-old nonprofit organization that each year hosts an annual event to honor local journalism excellence, also named its award winners during a dinner meeting at the Balboa Bay Club and Resort in Newport Beach.

OC Catholic TV received two first place awards for its video productions that cover news and events in the Diocese of Orange.

 

BEST NEWS STORY BROADCAST/VIDEO

First Place

OC Catholic, by Anthony Porrazzo

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BEST SPORTS STORY BROADCAST/VIDEO

First Place

OC Catholic, by Anthony Porrazzo

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