Chronicle Editor Toby Tabachnick won the 2020 Golden Quill Award for Excellence in Written Journalism, Nondaily – History/Culture for her article “Neglected Jewish Cemetery in White Oak Restored by Non-Jewish Volunteers.”
Adam Reinherz and David Rullo, Chronicle staff writers, were finalists for five Golden Quills.
Reinherz was recognized in two categories: Excellence in Written Journalism, Nondaily – Traditional Feature for “Cleaning up, After the Unimaginable”; and Excellence in Written Journalism, Nondaily – News Feature for “Charleston Survivor Comforts Congregants.”
Three articles by Rullo were recognized in the category of Excellence in Written Journalism, Nondaily – History/Culture: “Pittsburgh’s First Torah by Female Scribe Commissioned by Temple Sinai,” “Rediscovering the Jews of Amiens” and “Temple Beth Am Shutters Its Doors, Buries Prayer Books.”
The annual journalism competition, sponsored by the Press Club of Western Pennsylvania, aired Sept. 3 over a virtual broadcast in lieu of its usual in-person event. PJC
– Kayla Steinberg