Anton Media Group is pleased to announce its staff members received eight Press Club of Long Island’s (PCLI) Annual Media Competition Awards, including an award for Best Magazine for Port Washington News Magazine.
President of Anton Media Group Frank Virga said, “Congratulations to all who were a part of the winning submissions—you are an amazing group and inspire all of us.”
The awards were announced at a dinner and ceremony at Woodbury Country Club on Thursday evening, an annual event attended by local print, television, radio and student journalists and art designers.
Below are the pieces Anton Media Group took home awards for:
Editor Jennifer Fauci, Art Director Alex Nuñez and Anton Media Group staff for Port Washington News Magazine
Best Visual Front Page—Second Place
Barbara Barnett for “British Invasion” cover of Long Island Weekly
Best Visual Infographic—First Place
Alex Nuñez for “Rhode Island: Small State, Big History, Great Beaches” in Vacation & Travel special section
Best Visual Infographic—Second Place
Cathy Bongiorno for “140 Years of Reporting in Roslyn” timeline in anniversary edition of Roslyn News
Best Visual Magazine Cover Design—First Place
Alex Nuñez for cover of Port Washington News Magazine
Best Visual Illustration—Second Place
Best Visual Photo Essay—Third Place
Alex Nuñez for “Shoot What You See” in Port Washington News Magazine
Best Column—Third Place
In addition, Paul DiSclafani, Anton’s popular columnist for Massapequa Observer and Massapequa Weekly, earned an award for Best Column—Third Place. Read his weekly Long Island Living column online at www.massapequaobserver.com, including “I’m Unprepared For The Apocalypse,” “Good Grief, A Surprise Arrives in the Mail” and “You Never Stop Being A Parent, Ever.”
Anton’s multitalented interns—Kimberly Donahue and Delilah Gray—also received awards for their work at WRHU 88.7FM Radio Hofstra University.
PCLI is a professional chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. The organization is devoted to protecting and advocating for first amendment rights, furthering ethical standards and providing ongoing training for members.
For more information about PCLI, visit www.pcli.org.