|Awards presented for best CNY journalism of 2012|
The Syracuse Press Club honored the best journalism of 2012 at an awards ceremony Saturday night at Drumlins Country Club, in Syracuse.
Among the highlights of the evening, broadcasters WCNY-TV, YNN, CNYCentral and Newschannel 9 shared a first place award in the Special Television Program category for their jointly produced special Protecting Our Children. It was a project aimed at the problem of physical and sexual abuse of children.
The evening was hosted by Post-Standard/Syracuse.com sports columnist Bud Poliquin and Newschannel 9 reporter Tammy Palmer.
Three individuals shared the Philip Hofmann President's Award for Best News Source. Ken Heffernan and Joe Galloway, investigators with the Syracuse Fire Department and Kae Young, public affairs officer with the 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum were honored for their efforts to provide journalists with the information they need to report the news in a timely fashion.
The Syracuse Press Club is also proud to present a $2,000 scholarship to Paul Valentino, a student graduating from Onondaga Community college.
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| "Their constant yelping about a free press means, with a few honorable exceptions, freedom to peddle scandal, crime, sex, sensationalism, hate, innuendo and the political and financial uses of propaganda. A newspaper is a business out to make money through advertising revenue. That is predicated on the circulation and you know what circulation depends on."
Club President: 1969
Art Peterson began his 38-year news media career "inauspiciously," he says, as a "gopher" -- sort of an office boy at the old World-Telegram in New York City.