FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 15, 2014
Juliet Vedral (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Sojourners takes home nearly 30 awards from Evangelical Press Association and Associated Church Press
WASHINGTON, DC—Sojourners was recently recognized with 29 awards from the Evangelical Press Association and the Associated Church Press, two of the leading professional organizations in religious journalism. In a year that saw the highest number of entries in the Associated Church Press competition, both Sojourners magazine and the God’s Politics blog were honored, with the magazine receiving 16 awards, the most in its history.
Awards from the Evangelical Press Association included the “Award of Merit” to Sojourners magazine in the “General Publication” category, First Place to “Gandalf, Gollum, and the Death Penalty” by Tobias Winright in the “Biblical Exposition” category, and First Place to “It’s Time to End the Death Penalty” by Jim Wallis in the “Editorial” category.
Awards from the Associated Church Press included First Place to God’s Politics in the “Best in Class” category, Second Place to Sojourners magazine in the “Best in Class” category, and First Place to the May 2013 issue of Sojourners magazine focused on climate change in the “In Depth Coverage” category.
The Associated Church Press awards were presented in Chicago in late April, and the Evangelical Press Association awards were presented in Anaheim in early May.
The full list of awards Sojourners received is listed below: