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The Evanston RoundTable won 36 awards in 23 different categories at the annual Northern Illinois Newspaper Association (NINA) award ceremony on Oct. 28. 

RoundTable reporters won first, second and third place awards in the Nondaily Watch Dog Reporting category, as well as the Nondaily Election Coverage category. The RoundTable received a second place award for Best Website and a first place award in Nondaily Best Online Photo Gallery. RoundTable staff also won second and third place in Nondaily Public Affairs Reporter. 

Congratulations to Martha Rosenberg, Mike Roche, Kathy Ade, Heidi Randhava, Victoria Scott, Keith Holzmuller, Mary Gavin, Larry Gavin, Bob Seidenberg, Meg Evans Smith,  Les Jacobson,  Janet Messenger, Karen Larkin Young and other RoundTable staff, photographers, and designers. 

Complete list of awards won by RoundTable staff:

  1. Use of Humor:
  • Second Place: Mike Roche, Evanston RoundTable
  • Third Place: Martha Rosenberg, Evanston RoundTable
  1. Best Website:
  • Second Place; Evanston RoundTable
  1. Special Section:
  • Second Place: Kathy Ade, Heidi Randhava, Victoria Scott
  1. Sports Columnist:
  • Third Place: Keith Holzmuller
  1. Education, Nondaily:
  • First Place: Larry Gavin
  • Second Place: Mary Gavin
  1. Historical Fiction:
  • Third Place: Larry Gavin
  1. Info Graphic, Nondaily:
  • First Place: Larry Gavin
  • Third Place: Larry Gavin
  1. Headline Writing, Nondaily:
  • First Place: Bob Seidenberg
  1. General Feature, Nondaily:
  • Second Place: Victoria Scott
  1. Technology/Medical, Nondaily:
  • First Place: Meg Evans Smith
  • Third Place: Victoria Scott
  1. Columnist:
  • Second Place: Les Jacobson
  1. Editorial:
  • First Place: Mary Gavin
  • Second Place: Mary Gavin
  1. Spot News, Nondaily:
  • First Place: Janet Messenger
  • Third Place: Heidi Randhava
  1. Feature Photo, Nondaily:
  • Third Place: Heidi Randhava
  1. Online Photo Gallery, Nondaily:
  • First Place: Heidi Randhava, Victoria Scott, Mary Gavin
  1. In-depth News Story:
  • Second Place: Larry Gavin
  • Third Place: Larry Gavin
  1. News Story Series, Nondaily:
  • First Place: Bob Seidenberg 
  1. Watch Dog Reporting, Nondaily:
  • First Place: Larry Gavin
  • Second Place: Mary Gavin
  • Third Place: Karen Larkin Young
  1. Social Issues, Nondaily:
  • First Place: Evanston RoundTable staff
  • Third Place: Karen Larkin Young
  1. Public Affairs Reporting, Nondaily:
  • Second Place: Evanston RoundTable staff
  • Third Place: Evanston RoundTable staff
  1. Localized News Story, Nondaily:
  • Third Place: Heidi Randhava
  1. Impactful Covid-19 Coverage:
  • Third Place: Bob Seidenberg
  1. Election Coverage, Nondaily:
  • First Place: Mary Gavin
  • Second Place: Karen Larkin Young
  • Third Place: Larry Gavin

Adina Keeling

Adina Keeling is a photojournalist and reporter, covering city news, sustainability, schools, and art. She also investigates mental health systems and environmental injustices in Evanston, and puts together...

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