Gambit receives six first-place awards at Press Club of New Orleans banquet

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When investigative reporters attack: WDSUs Travers Mackel expresses polite disagreement with WVUEs Lee Zurik at the 54th annual Press Club of New Orleans awards dinner.
  • When investigative reporters attack: WDSU's Travers Mackel expresses polite disagreement with WVUE's Lee Zurik at the 54th annual Press Club of New Orleans awards dinner.
Gambit was honored with six first-place awards last night at the 54th annual Press Club of New Orleans journalism awards dinner, which was held at Harrah's New Orleans. Among the winners:

LAYOUT/DESIGN: Britt Benoit, "Ode to Joy"

ENTERTAINMENT - PRINT: Will Coviello, "Zeitgeist at 25"

EDITORIAL - PRINT: Kevin Allman, Clancy DuBos

CRITICAL REVIEW: Ian McNulty, "J'anita's at the Rendon Inn"

COLUMN: Clancy DuBos

AFFILIATED SOCIAL MEDIA: Staff, Gambit

Lauren LaBorde won second place for Feature Affiliated Blog for "Y@ Speak," and Ian McNulty won third place in Feature - Print for "The 21st Century Sno-Ball."

Allman and DuBos also shared the Ashton Phelps Sr. Award for Editorial Writing.

Lifetime Achievement Awards were presented to retired Times-Picayune reporter Lynne Jensen and WDSU-TV anchor Norman Robinson.

A full list of the winners and runners-up can be found at the Press Club's website.

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