Hour Detroit magazine was honored with more than a dozen honors from the annual Society of Professional Journalists – Detroit Chapter (SPJ) 2017 Excellence in Journalism Awards celebration.
Reviewed by journalists from other SPJ chapters, the Excellence in Journalism Awards recognize outstanding achievements in print, broadcast, photo, and online journalism across southeastern Michigan. Hour Detroit was honored in the following categories:
1st: Hour Detroit staff/freelancers (Leyland DeVito, Joe Grimm, Dorothy Hernandez, Helen Kwong, Jeff Waraniak, Steve Wilke)— Ode to Michigan Food (August 2016)
Honorable Mention: Mark Kurlyandchik (freelancer) — Holy Schvitz (February 2016)
1st: Jeff Waraniak — Birth of a Legend (September 2016)
2nd: Valerie Morgan, Jenny Risher – January 2016 (Auto Issue)
3rd: Jennifer Choi, Nicole Lazarus, Joe Vaughn — August 2016 (Behold, the Coney)
Honorable Mention: Nicole Lazarus, Jennifer Choi, Jenny Risher — September 2016 (Best Dressed)
About Hour Detroit
Hour Detroit magazine is brought to you by Hour Media, publishers of DBusiness, Detroit Home, Metro Detroit Bride, and numerous other magazines. Hour Media also publishes the Metropolitan Detroit Guest and Resource Guide, The Metropolitan Dining Guide, and a variety of custom publications. To subscribe to Hour Detroit, call 248-588-1851 or visit www.hourdetroit.com. Visit Hour Detroit on Facebook, Twitter @hour_detroit, Pinterest and Instagram.