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NY Press Club Award Winners Announced

The 2014 New York Press Club Award winners have been announced, with Steven Brill taking home the most prestigious honor — the Gold Keyboard. Brill won for his Time piece “Bitter Pill: Why Our Medical Bills Are Killing Us.” The winners will be celebrated at a ceremony June 9 at the Water Club.

As for organizations, The Wall Street Journal has bragging rights. It won the most awards with nine. Bloomberg News (which included Businessweek, Bloomberg Radio, WBBR and Bloomberg Television) was the runner-up with eight awards. Time came in third with six.

Below is the full list of winners. Congrats to all.

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Magazine WritingStarting September 4, learn how to get your work in top publications! You'll learn how to create captivating stories editors will want and readers will love, understand which magazines are right for your stories, craft compelling pitch letters, and more! You'll leave this class with two polished articles and corresponding pitch letters. Register now! 

Photos From Mediabistro’s Producing Online Content Panel

onlinepanel.jpgIf you missed last week’s Mediabistro panel discussion on creating and distributing online entertainment content online, here are some photos of the event for you to enjoy.

The panel, moderated by Reuters business and technology reporter Manoush Zomorodi, featured panelists IFC executive producer Colin Moore, “The Heather Gold Show” host Heather Gold, Bright Red Pixels founding partner Adam Elend, For Your Imagination CEO and co-founder Paul Kontonis, Next New Networks vice president of business development Diane de Cordova and blip.tv co-founder Dina Kaplan.

Mediaite.com‘s Panel Nerds also have a pretty entertaining recap if you (like us) missed the show. We like blip.tv’s Kaplan’s insight for making money with online content the best: “Advertisers are a lot less interested in content than they are in your audience.” But good content creates an engaged audience, right?

More photos after the jump

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Lots of People Want To Work For Diddy

Rapper, fashion designer, and music mogul P. Diddy is looking for a personal assistant and he turned to mediabistro for help. Diddy posted an ad on our job board seeking applicants with a “big personality” who can be “available and on-call 24/7.” His search for a right hand man (or woman) is going to be televised on VH1 for the second season of the reality show “I Want To Work For Diddy.”

On Saturday, FishbowlNY joined mediabistro’s education team and TV reporting instructor Manoush Zomorodi to get a sneak peak at the candidate pool for Diddy’s new assistant position and to offer hopeful job seekers some on-the-spot interviewing tips.

And it may have been a brisk weekend in New York, but things got a little heated inside…

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Media Babies: Kai Etan Robin!

Since it’s the weekend, we’re bored and we forgot to do this two weeks ago, we thought you might like to meet a new media arrival: Kai Etan Robin. Kai’s father is Josh Robin, Political Reporter, NY1 News. Mom is Manoush Zomorodi, a regular around the ‘Bistro offices, as she teaches a few of our courses. What will Kai’s first media job be? Dairy industry beat reporter, according to Manoush.

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Kai Etan Robin, in Dad’s arms

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