Awards

PARADIGM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP RECEIVES MAGAZINE HONORS AT THE SOCIETY OF PROFESSIONAL JOURNALISTS 2013 AWARDS CEREMONY

SEATTLE – Alaska Airlines Magazine and Horizon Edition Magazine, published by Paradigm Communications Group, received honors in the magazine division of this year’s Society of Professional Journalists Excellence in Journalism competition, winning eight awards. Paradigm editors, art directors and free-lancers received four first-place awards, two second-place and two third-place awards. The SPJ’s Western Washington Chapter awards were presented May 17 at the SPJ annual banquet honoring Excellence in Journalism among magazine, newspaper, Internet and broadcast media for work done in 2013.

Alaska Airlines Magazine, won five awards. The magazine received three first-place awards: Arts & Entertainment, Eric Lucas, “Creative Tradition”; Headlines, Staff, Alaska Airline Magazine; and Sport’s Photography, Richard Hallman, “Great Northwest.” The magazine also earned two third-place awards: Business & Consumer Affairs Reporting, Debra Prinzing, “Peonies from America’s Last Frontier”; and Sport’s Photography, Lincoln Barbour, “Photo Page.”

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.

Horizon Edition Magazine won three awards. The magazine received one first-place award: Feature Photography, Chad Case, “Gem State Adventures.”  The magazine also received two second-place awards: Personal Service Reporting, Kim Cooper Findling, “Action Plan” and Feature Photography, Delton Young, “Showcase 2013.”

The staff of Horizon Edition Magazine includes Paul Frichtl, Editor-in-Chief; Michele Andrus Dill, Editor; Ben Raker and Jeff Bond, Associate Editors; Nancy O’Connell, Art Director; Ken Krass, Advertising Director; Mimi Kirsch, Publisher; and Ed Kirsch, CEO.

Paradigm Communications Group is a custom-publishing company headquartered in Seattle. Paradigm has been recognized regionally and nationally with numerous awards for editorial and design excellence.