The Colorado Press Association held its annual awards ceremony on Sept. 23, and we are happy to announce that Front Porch won a total of eight awards with five first-place finishes. The awards won are listed below in the order received. We would like to thank our staff for their excellent work, our readers for their loyal support, and our advertisers for their valued partnership.
Best Business News/Feature Story
First Place: Courtney Drake-McDonough—Aviation Inspired Brewery Has Landed
Best Crime & Public Safety Reporting
First Place: Brian Heuberger—Auto Theft and Car Crimes Soar in NE Denver
Second Place: Brian Heuberger—Will More Police Reduce Rising Crime Rates?
Best Public Service Project
First Place: Brian Heuberger—Guns to Garden Tools
Best Investigative Story Package
Second Place: Mary Jo Brooks, Brian Heuberger, Judah Freed—
Three Sweeping Court Decisions Impact Denver
Best Sports or Sports Event Story
First Place: Mary Jo Brooks—
Pickleball Fever, Fastest Growing Sport in the Country
Best Social Justice or Equity Reporting
Second Place: Tracy Wolfer Osborne—
Addressing Past Injustices: How is CO Doing?
Best Informational Graphic
First Place: Christie Gosch—
How Will Roe’s Reversal Affect Colorado Women and Healthcare Clinics?