Congrats to metro columnist Dan Casey for winning the General Column Writing (Daily Circulation 1-100,000) category of the 2011 Sigma Delta Chi Awards for journalism.
Judges chose the winners from over 1,700 entries in categories covering print, radio, television and online, according to the release from the Society of Professional Journalists.. See all the winners and read the release here.
Dan has developed a strong connection with readers in his three years as the newsroom’s metro columnist. You can read more about him in this Q&A from 2009. You can also check out Dan’s blog and find an archive of his columns here.
Dan will be invited to attend the SPJ awards banquet July 20 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.