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Congratulations to our 2023 Editorial and Advertising contest winners!

March 15, 2024

MDDC will hold its annual conference and awards lunch on Friday May 3 from 9 am – 2:30 pm at the Doubletree Annapolis hotel.  Join colleagues and industry experts for two sets of panels and discussions on topics of interest, speed networking in our new “Mixing Bowl” session, and the presentation of Best of Show awards during a festive Mexican buffet lunch.   

Register for the conference here.

(First and second place awards will be announced in our pre-conference video drops during the week of April 29th.) 

Are you an award winner? Help us showcase your work by making sure we have your latest headshot, correct title and spelling of your name, and social handles.  Click here to complete the form. 

Division A

The Baltimore Banner
• Stokely Baksh
• Banner Staff
• Ben Conarck
• Justin Fenton
• Jessica Gallagher
• Kyle Goon
• Kristen Griffith
• Emma Harris
• Rick Hutzell
• Sophie Kasakove
• Andy Kostka
• Hugo Kugiya
• Ryan Little
• Paul Mancano
• Laila Milevski
• Hallie Miller
• Greg Morton
• Ulysses Muñoz
• Kaitlin Newman
• Tim Prudente
• Lillian Reed
• Lee O. Sanderlin
• Julie Scharper
• Krishna Sharma
• Brenna Smith
• Leslie Gray Streeter
• Nick Thieme
• Christina Tkacik
• Jasmine Vaughn-Hall
• John-John Williams IV
• Adam Willis
• Brenda Wintrode
• Pamela Wood
• Abby Zimmardi

The Baltimore Sun
• Baltimore Sun staff
• Dan Belson
• Giacomo Bologna
• Karl Merton Ferron
• Hayes Gardner
• Kim Hairston
• Jerry Jackson
• Sam Janesch
• Annie Jennemann
• Cassidy Jensen
• Peter Jensen
• Sanya Kamidi
• Andy Knobel
• Maya Lora
• Alex Mann
• Mary Carole McCauley
• Jacob Calvin Meyer
• Jonathan M. Pitts
• Tracie Rawson
• Kevin Richardson
• Angela Roberts
• Dan Rodricks
• Lia Russell
• Lee O. Sanderlin
• Victoria Stavish

The News Journal
• Benjamin Chambers
• Thomas Costello
• Hannah Edelman
• Brandon Holveck
• Damian Giletto
• Krys’tal Griffin
• Matthew Korfhage
• Meredith Newman
• Kelly Powers
• Také Uda
• Xerxes Wilson

Division B

Cape Gazette
• Cape Gazette Staff
• Dan Cook
• Ellen Driscoll
• Jen Ellingsworth
• Chris Flood
• Mallery Galaska
• Ron MacArthur
• Tara Marks
• Kathy McGinty
• Production Staff
• Nick Roth
• Tracy Toscano
• Kristin Sinnott
• Melissa Steele
• Abby Workman
• Lauren Zaniewski

Cumberland Times News
• Kyle Bennett
• Greg Larry
• Teresa McMinn
• Alex Rychwalski

The Capital
• Dan Belson
• Jeffrey F. Bill
• Katherine Fominykh
• Caitlyn Freeman
• Dana Munro
• Luke Parker
• Rebecca Ritzel
• Staff
• Bill Wagner

The Daily Record
• Patrick Brannan
• Cammie Collier
• Brian Compere
• Jack Hogan
• Rachel Konieczny
• Kay Kron
• Steve Lash
• Kathleen Malone
• Angelyn Nye
• Madeleine O’Neill
• Bryan Sears
• Staff

The Frederick News-Post
• Advertising Department
• Erik Anderson
• Jillian Atelsek
• Samantha Bangh
• John Cannon
• James Constantine
• Graham Cullen
• Alexander Dacy
• Ric Dugan
• Emmitt Gartner
• Roy Ghim
• Bill Green
• Connie Hastings
• Noelle Hallman
• Brittney Hamilton
• Ceoli Jacoby
• Anna Joyce
• Gabrielle Lewis
• Clara Niel
• Joshua Smith
• Edward Thompson
• Warren Walker
• Geordie Wilson
• Katina Zentz

The Herald-Mail
• Tamela Baker
• Joseph Deinlein
• Ric Dugan
• Andy Mason
• Julie E. Greene
• James Paul
• Dwight Weingarten

Washington Business Journal
• Dan Brendel
• Sara Gilgore
• Maggie Lynn
• Ana Lucía Murillo
• Carolyn Proctor

Division C

Baltimore Fishbowl
• Nicole Allen
• Rafael Alvarez
• Richard Bader
• Marcus Dieterle
• Ed Gunts
• Charlie Herrick
• David Nitkin
• Andrew Ratner
• Walinda West
• Marion Winik
• Aliza Worthington

Carroll County Times
• Jeffrey F. Bill
• Timothy Dashiell
• Jerry Jackson
• Kate Cedeno
• Brian Krista
• Thomas Goodwin Smith
• Staff

Cecil Whig
• Carl Hamilton
• Matt Hubbard
• Patrick LaPorte

Daily State News
• Pat Abel
• Jessica Cook
• Heather Cregar
• Daily State News Team
• Joy Ferrio
• Angi Hick
• Tom Maglio
• Marketing & News Teams
• Marketing Team
• Tonda Parks
• DJ Short
• Laura Walter
• Andrew West

Maryland Matters
• Danielle J. Brown
• Bryan Sears
• William Zorzi

The Catholic Review
• Rita Buettner
• CR Staff
• Mitzy Deras
• Gerry Jackson
• Archbishop William E. Lori
• George P. Matysek Jr.
• Gabriella O’Brien
• Kevin J. Parks
• Kyle Taylor
• Yvonne Wenger

The Daily Times
• Kristian Jaime
• Olivia Minzola
• Lauren Roberts
• Dwight Weingarten

The Star Democrat
• Connie Connolly
• Natalie Jones
• Marketing/Advertising/Editorial teams
• Marketing/Sales/Editorial Teams
• Tom McCall
• Meredith Moore
• Marketing Team
• Maggie Trovato

Division D

Baltimore Jewish Times
• Art Department
• Ellen Braunstein
• Ebony Brown
• Jillian Diamond
• Lonna Koblick
• Haydee M. Rodriguez
• Heather M. Ross

Bay Journal
• Karl Blankenship
• Jeremy Cox
• Whitney Pipkin
• Tim Wheeler

MoCo 360
• Ginny Bixby
• Steve Bohnel
• Courtney Cohn
• Em Espey
• Elia Griffin
• Akira Kyles
• Louis Peck

The Aegis
• Sam Cohn
• Brian Krista
• Anthony Maluso
• Staff

Towson Times
• Staff

Washington Jewish Week
• Jillian Diamond
• Hannah Docter-Loeb
• Aviad Haramati
• Braden Hamelin
• David Mark
• Wayne Pines
• Lisa Traiger
• Aaron Troodler
• Frank Wagner
• Washington Jewish Week Staff

Division E

Baltimore Brew
• Jennifer Bishop
• Laura Fay
• J.M. Giordano
• David Plymyer
• Mark Reutter
• Peder Schaefer
• Fern Shen
• Sebastian Tuinder

Business Monthly
• Natalie Abruzzo
• George Berkheimer
• The Business Monthly
• Pantea Tofangchi
• Jason Whong

Coastal Point
• Chris Aube
• Susan Canfora
• Coastal Point staff
• Butch Comegys
• Kerin Magill
• Darin McCann
• Mike Smith
• Carla Varisco

Delaware Business Times
• Jacob Owens
• Katie Tabeling

Howard County Times
• Jeffrey F. Bill
• Brian Krista
• Staff

Salisbury Independent
• Gregory Bassett
• Heather Cregar
• Angi Hicks
• Cathy Koyanagi
• Liz Holland
• DJ Short
• Andrew West

Southern Maryland News
• Mike Reid

The Washington Informer
• Stacy Brown
• Micha Green
• Brenda Siler
• Anthony Tilghman

Division F
• Baltimore Business Journal Staff
• Garrett Dvorkin
• Matt Hooke
• Jessica Iannetta
• Joe Ilardi
• Rebecca Logan
• Margaret Lynn
• Stephanie Redding
• Melody Simmons
• Joanna Sullivan

Capital News Service Wire
• Sapna Bansil
• Natalie Davis
• Ian Decker
• Braden Hamelin
• Aya Hussein
• Victoria A. Ifatusin
• Cameron Jones
• Local News Network Staff
• Abbi Ross
• Hunter Savery
• Dylan Shulman
• Sarah Siock
• The Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism Staff

Catonsville Times
• Staff

Crisfield Times
• Angi Hicks
• Karen Riggin

Dorchester Banner
• Dave Cannon
• Angi Hicks
• Tom Maglio
• Laura Walter

Laurel Star
• Karen Cherrix
• Chris Elliott
• Greg English
• Tede Griffith
• Casey Johnson
• Mike McClure
• Brittany Passon
• Lynn Schofer
• Star staff
• Tony Windsor

Seaford Star
• Bernard Carr
• Karen Cherrix
• Chris Elliott
• Rebecca Jones
• Carol Kinsley
• Kiwanis of Seaford
• Mike McClure
• Lynn Schofer
• Star Staff

The AFRO
• Helen Bezuneh
• Aria Brent
• Darius Brockett
• Rev. Heber Brown III
• Ericka Alston Buck
• Marnita Coleman
• Reuben Greene
• Ariyana Griffin
• Re’Jon Jones
• DaQuan Lawrence
• Tashi McQueen
• Ralph E. Moore
• Dana Peck
• Alexis Taylor
• Kofi Tyus
• Megan Sayles
• Jared Still
• Reginald Williams

The Newark Post
• Josh Shannon

Division S – Freelance, unaffiliated
• Jacob Baumgart
• Aja Drain
• Al Drago
• Sue Kopen Katcef
• Ara Laughlin
• Suzanne Pollak
• Mukul Ranjan
• Bob Rutledge
• Scott Serio
• Patricia Villone

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