WSJ, CQ, Bloomberg Businessweek Take Home National Press Club Awards

nationalpressclub07152010.pngThe National Press Club has announced the winners of its 2010 journalism awards. Notable winners include The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Businessweek and CQ, which each won one.

The Wall Street Journal won for the work of reporters Andy Pasztor and Susan Carey, whose coverage of an airplane crash in upstate New York revealed that the pilots had had minimal training and were irresponsible in the cockpit. Fellow Journal reporter Barry Newman won an award for humor.

More winners:

• Consumer Journalism (periodicals): Bloomberg BusinessWeek “Policing the Cleanup.”

• Edwin M. Hood Diplomatic: Lisa Friedman, ClimateWire: “China: The Yin & Yang of Climate Change.”

• Washington Regional Reporting: Tommy Burr, Salt Lake Tribune.

• Rowse Press Criticism: David Folkenflik, NPR, “Why GQ Doesn’t Want Russians to Read Its Story;” Dean Starkman, Columbia Journalism Review, “Power Problem.”

• Newsletter Journalism: Christopher Castelli, “Inside the Navy.”

• Free Animal Reporting (print): “A Cure for Euthanasia?” David Grimm, Science Magazine.

• Free Animal Reporting (broadcast): “Stampede to Oblivion,” George Knapp, reporter and Matthew Adams, photojournalist/editor, KLAS-TV, Las Vegas, Nev.

• Hume Award for Political Journalism: Joseph J. Schatz of CQ, “Duet with the Dragon.”

• Friedheim Travel Award: Al Letson for his public radio broadcast of “Brooklyn – Change Happens” on the series “State of the Re:Union.”