City Paper Walks Away With Three AltWeekly Awards

The winners of the 2006 AltWeekly Awards were announced Friday in Little Rock, Arkansas and the Washington City Paper received a spot at every level of the podium among publications with circulation of more than 50,000.

A first place in music criticism went to Sarah Godfrey for “Keeping Up with the Joneses,” “Incorrect Change,” and “Principle Playa.”

A second place nod for a feature story went to Jason Cherkis for “Death of a Salesman”

Third place in Arts Criticism went to Jeffry Cudlin for “Objects of Scorn,” “Memory Pictures,” “Poise II Men.”

And last but not least, the paper was tied with the Miami New Times for an honorable mention in Editorial Layout.

The luncheon ceremony was part of the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies’ Annual Convention.

A side note: The Village Voice (you know, the one with all the editorial upheaval ) the publication walked away with two 2nd place nods — one for Media Reporting/Criticism and one for the website.