Awards

ALASKA AIRLINES MAGAZINE RECEIVES HONORS
AT THE SOCIETY OF PROFESSIONAL JOURNALISTS 2011 AWARDS CEREMONY

SEATTLEAlaska Airlines Magazine, published by Paradigm Communications Group, has won six awards from the Society of Professional Journalists Western Washington Chapter. The awards were presented to Alaska Airlines Magazine on May 19 at the SPJ annual banquet honoring excellence in journalism among magazine, newspaper, Internet and broadcast media for work done in 2012.

FIRST-PLACE AWARDS:
Science and Health Reporting, Leslie Forsberg, “Fragile Beauty”
Sports Reporting, Joe Runyan, “Leader of the Pack”
Sports Photography, H. Roger Evans, “Alaska Links”

THIRD-PLACE AWARDS:
Travel Reporting, Ken Marsh, “Seasonal Sojourn”
Feature Photography, Patrick Endres, “Glacier Grandeur”
Sports Photography, Jamie Francis, “Central Oregon.”

The staff of Alaska Airlines Magazine includes Paul Frichtl, Editor; Michele Andrus Dill, Senior Editor; Ben Raker and Jeff Bond, Associate Editors; Patty Warkentin and Margaret Elson, Art Directors; Ken Krass, Advertising Director; Mimi Kirsch, Publisher; and Ed Kirsch, CEO.

Paradigm Communications Group, a custom-publishing company headquartered in Seattle, has published Alaska Airlines Magazine since 1989 and has been recognized regionally and nationally with numerous awards for editorial and design excellence.