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National Society of Newspaper Columnists Name Finalists

Newsstand GThe National Society of Newspaper Columnists have announced its 2014 finalists. The awards celebrate those who submitted works completed during last year.

The winners will be named June 28, during a ceremony at Howard University. Below are those who made the cut.

General Interest, Over 50,000 circulation:

Humor, Over 50,000 circulation:

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Column Contest Finalists Announced

The National Society of Newspaper Columnists has announced the finalists for its 2013 column contest. One name to note: Roger Ebert. His column was nominated in the Online, Blog and Multimedia category.

Congrats to all the nominees, who we’ve listed below. The winners will be named June 29.

General Interest, Newspapers over 50,000 Circulation

Dave LieberFort Worth Star-Telegram; Thomas RademacherThe Grand Rapids Press; Rich TelanderChicago Sun-Times.

Humor, Newspapers over 50,000 Circulation

Samantha BennettPittsburgh Post-Gazette; Bob DyerAkron Beacon Journal; Brian O’ConnorThe Detroit News.

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Daily Beast, LA Weekly Nab NSNC Awards

The National Society of Newspaper Columnists appears to be operating on old newspaper print-days time. Even though the winners of their 2012 column competition were officially determined May 5, they have only just got around to officially posting the details on their website.

As a result, The Daily Beast is this evening congratulating John Avlon for his second consecutive win in the category of online, 100,000-plus monthly uniques. Meanwhile, LA Weekly editor-in-chief Sarah Fenske early this afternoon tweeted out her heartiest congrats to Gendy Alimurung, victorious in the 50,000-plus print, general interest bracket. From the judges’ comments:

“To begin with, Gendy is a wonderful writer and storyteller. She also is a smart reporter with an eye for detail and empathy for her subjects. All of those talents come through in her pieces. For a columnist, she is also modest. She lets her subjects come to the fore and presents them with flair. Excellent pieces through and through.”

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National Society of Newspaper Columnists Announce Finalists

The National Society of Newspaper Columnists (NSNC) have announced the finalists for its 2012 awards. The winners will be honored May 5. The finalists, in alphabetical order, are below.