DeSales Media Wins 41 Catholic Press Association Awards

DeSales Media and its properties received 41 Catholic Press Association awards at this year’s Catholic Media Conference in Green Bay, WI.

The staff of The Tablet, which was named Newspaper of the Year.

GABRIEL AWARD
Community Awareness and/or Public Service Announcements
Honorable Mention “Put Him On Your List” DeSales Media

PRESS AWARD
NEWSPAPER OF THE YEAR – Weekly Diocesan Newspaper, Circulation 25,001 or more
First Place The Tablet

BEST MEDIA KIT CREATED IN 2017
First Place The Tablet, “DeSales Media Kit” by Israel Ochoa (attached with updated data for 2018)

BEST USE OF VIDEO IN SOCIAL MEDIA
First Place The Tablet, “The Chosen” by John-Mark de Palma, Alexandra Tingos, NET-TV

SPANISH EDITOR OF THE YEAR
First Place Nuestra Voz, “Puerto Rico El proximo desastreEl Ar obispo de San Juan Sin temor al futuroPuerto Rico desastre y milagroSolidaridad y esperanza para Puerto RicoUn Mes de la Herencia Hispana diferente” by Jorge I. Domínguez López

BEST SINGLE AD ORIGINATING WITH THE PUBLICATION: Color Ad
Second Place – The Tablet, “2017 Catholic High Schools Fair” by Israel Ochoa

BEST LOCAL RETAIL CAMPAIGN ORIGINATING WITH THE PUBLICATION
Second Place The Tablet, “A&G Pilgrimage to the Holy Land and Rome” by Israel Ochoa

BEST EDITORIAL PAGE OR EDITORIAL SECTION: Diocesan Newspaper
Second Place The Tablet, “Best Editorial Pages” by Ed Wilkinson and Father John P. Cush

BEST USE OF ART OR GRAPHICS: Best Original Illustration
Second Place The Tablet, “Holy Week and Easter Masses on NET-TV” by Israel Ochoa

SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR: Social Media Campaign of the Year
Second Place The Tablet, “What’s My Calling?” by Dave Plisky, John-Mark de Palma

BEST REGULAR COLUMN: Scripture
Third Place The Tablet, “Sunday’s Scriptures” by Father Jean-Pierre Ruiz

BEST IN-DEPTH NEWS/SPECIAL REPORTING: Diocesan Newspaper
Third Place The Tablet, “Where Have All the Convents Gone?” by Antonina Zielinska

BEST FACEBOOK POST
Third Place The Tablet, “Our Lady of Guadalupe Mass” by John-Mark de Palma

BEST SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN
Third Place The Tablet, “Put Him On Your List” by Dave Plisky, Vito Formica, John-Mark de Palma, Alexandra Tingos, Israel Ochoa, Shartina Thompson, Carolyn Erstad, Theresia Nurtanio

BEST USE OF LIVE VIDEO IN SOCIAL MEDIA
Third Place The Tablet, “Our Lady of Guadalupe Mass” by John-Mark de Palma, Alexandra Tingos

BEST REPORTING ON VOCATIONS TO PRIESTHOOD, RELIGIOUS LIFE OR DIACONATE: Weekly Diocesan Newspaper, Circulation 25,001 or more
Third Place The Tablet, “Priest Pursues Prophets on Periphery of Diocese” by Ed Wilkinson

BEST FEATURE WRITING: Weekly Diocesan Newspaper, Circulation 25,001 or more
Third Place The Tablet, “Cuba’s First Christmas Without Fidel” by Jorge I. Dominguez-Lopez
Honorable Mentions The Tablet, “Priest Pursues Prophets on Periphery of Diocese” by Ed Wilkinson

BEST FACEBOOK ACCOUNT
Honorable Mention “Diocese of Brooklyn” by John-Mark de Palma, Alexandra Tingos

BEST WEB AND PRINT COMBINATION PACKAGE
Honorable Mentions The Tablet, “World Communications Day Catholic Media Conference” by DeSales Media Group

BEST USE OF PHOTOS IN SOCIAL MEDIA
Honorable Mentions  The Tablet, “Catholic Day” by John-Mark de Palma, Alexandra Tingos

BEST COVERAGE OF THE PAPAL TRIPS OVERSEAS
Honorable Mentions The Tablet, “The Pope in Colombia” by Ines San Martin, Antonina Zielinska, Melissa Enaje

BEST HEADLINE
Honorable Mentions The Tablet, “Holy Stuff! They’re Better Known As Sacramentals

BEST USE OF ART OR GRAPHICS: Best Chart or Information Graphic
Honorable Mention The Tablet, “Generations of Faith – Your Generosity at Work” by Israel Ochoa

SPANISH 
BEST NEWS WRITING: National/International Event
First Place Nuestra Voz, “Puerto Rico: desastre y milagro” by Jorge I. Domínguez-López
Second Place Nuestra Voz, “Cat licos de Brooklyn ayudan en Houston” by Melissa Enaje

BEST EDITORIAL PAGE
First Place Nuestra Voz, “Un Mes de la Herencia Hispana diferentePuerto Rico El proximo desastreVale la pena celebrar la Navidad?” by Jorge I. Domínguez-López (Editor), Israel Ochoa (Art Director)

BEST COVERAGE OF PRO-LIFE ISSUES
First Place Nuestra Voz, “De Brooklyn a Washington: La Marcha por la Vida” by Melissa Enaje, Jorge I. Domínguez-López

BEST INTERVIEW
First Place Nuestra Voz, “Maria Scaperlanda, biografa del padre Rother” by Jorge I. Domínguez
Second Place Nuestra Voz, “El primer abogado ‘DREAMer’ del pas” by Marietha Góngora

BEST ESSAY REFLECTING ON FAITH FORMATION
First Place Nuestra Voz, “Donde se pide la nulidad de un matrimonio?Padre, quiero hacer un juramento!Tras una nulidad matrimonial, los hijos son “bastardos”?” by Mons. Jonas Achacoso
Honorable Mentions Nuestra Voz, “Comien el Ano de las Vocaciones en la Diocesis de Brooklyn; La Oficina de Vocaciones en la Diocesis de Brooklyn; Sesiones de indagacion para el diaconado” by Darío López Capera

BEST IN-DEPTH ANALYSIS
Second Place Nuestra Voz, “La pol tica de USA hacia Cuba” by Dagoberto Valdés Hernández

BEST REPORTING ON IMMIGRATION
Second Place Nuestra Voz, “Los ninos de las deportaciones” by Cruz-Teresa Rosero

BEST COVERAGE OF VIOLENCE IN OUR COMMUNITIES
Second Place Nuestra Voz, “’Me gustar a decirle que lo perdono’, dice la madre Mar a Amador; Agresiones a sacerdotes y religiosas; Misa por la Solidaridad en Brooklyn tras los sucesos de Charlottesville” by Darío López Capera, Marietha Góngora

BEST SPORTS REPORTING
Second Place Nuestra Voz, “Sacerdotes colombianos que predican con el futbol” by Darío López Capera

BEST REGULAR COLUMN: General Commentary
Second Place Nuestra Voz, “Hasta la vista, Columbus; Y ahora que? Bye, bye, Cataluna?Cuando Manhattan no conocia el mofongo” by Enrisco
Third Place Nuestra Voz, “Silencio, una pelicula profundamente catolicaUn camino a casa – LionThe Shack (La cabana)” by Gustavo Andújar
Honorable Mentions Nuestra Voz, “ es s le a la Escritura; Formacion del PentateucoSatanas” by Rafael Domingo

BEST REGULAR COLUMN: Spiritual Life
Third Place Nuestra Voz, “Barco, ballena y tierra… Dios es fielSuelta la cubeta; Resucit Y hora qu?” by David Bisono

BEST REPORTING ON LATIN AMERICA
Third Place Nuestra Voz, “Venezuela en penumbrasVenezuela una iglesia que se crece en la crisisVenezuela en la ‘Hora 0’” by Macky Arenas

Also worth noting, our former reporters did very well:
VIDEOGRAPHER/VIDEO PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
First Place Catholic News Service, The Criterion, “’The Consecration of Virgins’” “The Future of the Church” “Missionary Disciples Institute” “Legend of Santa and Life of St. Nick” “Blessing of Restored ‘Miracle’ Shrine’” by Katie Rutter (nee Breidenbach)

SPANISH STAFF WRITER OF THE YEAR
First Place Revista Misioneros, “UNA LUZ DE ESPERANZA, LOS RÍOS SUCIOS, ACOMPAÑANDO A LOS MÁS VULNERABLES, SANANDO AGUAS QUE QUEMAN, UN HOGAR SAGRADO PARA LOS FIELES DE ICHU” by María-Pía Negro Chin

View the complete list of award winners.

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