nni Carlson won first place for a column about Virginia Tech.
Steve Gooch won first place in spot news photography for his photo of a water rescue.
and NewsOK.com staff members were recognized in the following categories:
Investigative reporting/individual: Randy Ellis, second.
Investigative reporting/team: Nolan Clay, Randy Ellis, Ryan McNeill and Sheila Stogsdill, second.
In-depth reporting/individual: Ken Raymond, first; Wendy Kleinman, third.
In-depth reporting/team: The Oklahoman
Spot news: Bryan Painter and Augie Frost, second; Johnny Johnson, third.
Personal column: Bryan Painter, second.
Editorial/commentary: J.E. McReynolds, first.
General news reporting: Nolan Clay, second.
Criminal justice reporting: Nolan Clay, second.
Science, technology and environmental reporting: John David Sutter, third.
Entertainment feature: Gene Triplett, second.
Arts criticism: George Lang, third.
Leisure writing: Ken Raymond, first.
Sports reporting: Chris Casteel, first; Jake Trotter, third.
Sports features: Andrea Cohen, second; John Helsley, third; Ed Godfrey, honorable mention.
Sports column: Jenni Carlson, first; John Rohde, second; Berry Tramel, honorable mention.
Sports photography: Sarah Phipps, second.
General photography: Paul Hellstern, second.
Story/photo essay: Nate Billings, third.
Spot news photography: Steve Gooch, first.
Best photographic portfolio: Bryan Terry, second; Sarah Phipps, third.
Page 1 layout and design: Steve Byerly, first.
Feature page design: Matt Clayton, third.
Feature headlines: Don Brown, first.
Multimedia project: Ken Raymond, Brian Mays and Steve Aylor, first.
Videography: Tanner Herriott, third.
Blog: Matthew Price, second; Brandy McDonnell, third.
Best newspaper: The Oklahoman