2nd Place - 10 awards:

Spot news reporting, News Staff: Marissa Gallo, Kayla Bawroski, Bryna Zumer, Kirsten Dize, and "5.8 Earthquake Rocks Harford;"

General news story, News, Editorial, Photography staffs: Erika Butler, Jim Kennedy, Ted Hendricks, Marissa Gallo, Kayla Bawroski, Bryna Zumer, Kirsten Dize, Nicole Munchel and Matt Button, "9/11 Meant Heightened Security…and More Patriotism in Harford;"

Local government reporting, Kayla Bawroski and Bryna Zumer, "Access an Issue in Harford;"


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Weather/natural disasters reporting, Marissa Gallo, Bryna Zumer and Kirsten Dize, "Lights Out! Harford;"

General news photo, Matt Button, "North Harford Grad Proudly Shows Off His Diploma;"

Photo series, Nicole Munchel and Matt Button, "2011 Cal Ripken World Series;"

Sports photo, Matt Button, "Japan Players Toss Coach in the Air After Their Championship Victory;"

Business reporting, Marissa Gallo and Kayla Bawroski, "Shopping Around Harford;"

Page 1 Design, Aegis Editors: Erika Butler, Ted Hendricks, Jim Kennedy and

General website excellence, Jack Gibbons, Dan Griffin and Aegis News and Photography Staffs.

The Record - Division F - Non-daily papers less than 10,000 circulation

1st Place - 1 award:

Arts/entertainment reporting, Kayla Bawroski, "Charlie Daniels Fiddles Around;"

2nd Place - 10 awards:

Spot news reporting, Bryna Zumer, "Aberdeen Brawl Ends with TASER;"

General news story, Kirsten Dize, "Perryville High Star Remembered;"

Investigative reporting, Bryna Zumer, "Bennett Pitches Stadium;"

State government reporting, Rachel Konopacki, "Tax Game Still On;"

Public service reporting, Bryna Zumer, Kayla Bawroski and Jim Kennedy, "Hatem Bridge Toll May Cost $36/Year;"