The Baltimore Jewish Times won a number of awards from the Maryland, Delaware, DC Press Association in the category of non-daily newspapers with a 10,000 to 20,000 circulation at its annual awards event on May 12 in Annapolis.
JT art director Ebony Brown won “Best of Show” in cover design for the April 29, 2016 cover “A Land Flowing with Milk Honey and … WATER,” as well as first place and second place in cover design, first place in news page design and second place in feature page design.
Managing editor Marc Shapiro won first place in religion reporting for “Jewish Community Split on End-of-Life Issue” (Jan. 8, 2016), which captured community members for and against a proposed bill that would have given terminally ill patients the option of taking a lethal medication, and second place in arts/entertainment reporting for “A Living Story of Gypsy Survival” (March 4, 2016), which chronicled the history of guitarist Lulo Reinhardt’s Indian-German gypsy family and its experience during the Holocaust.
Senior reporter Justin Silberman won first place in local government reporting for “An Uncertain Future” (Dec. 28, 2016), which dug into development in Owings Mills and the uncertain future of the former mall site.
Senior editorial director Joshua Runyan won second place in the local column category. Runyan and Washington Jewish Week managing editor David Holzel both took second place in the editorial category.