Member Spotlight - Kevin Cullen of The Boston Globe

ASNE AWARD: Mike Royko Award for Commentary/Column Writing
 
Kevin Cullen of The Boston Globe will receive $2,500 for winning the Mike Royko Award for Commentary/Column Writing, which recognizes excellence in writing by an individual that expresses a personal point of view. The award is sponsored by the Chicago Tribune in memory of legendary Chicago columnist Mike Royko, who died in 1997.
 
From the judges: 
 

"Kevin Cullen's work demonstrates a deft writing touch, a ferocious spirit and a no holds-barred clarity that is by turns bracing and brilliant. His well-reported columns surrounding the Boston Marathon bombing were particularly noteworthy for their humanity and the way they captured the defiant spirit of a city simultaneously reeling from a devastating attack."

 

Finalist:
  • Gordon Keith, The Dallas Morning News
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