NSNC member, Donna Terek, multi-media columnist for The Detroit News, received a national journalism award for her online column, “Donna’s Detroit.” The Society of Professional Journalists announced Terek as one of the recipients of the 2010 Sigma Delta Chi Awards for excellence in journalism.
SPJ promotes the free flow of information vital to a well- informed citizenry; works to inspire and educate the next generation of journalists; and protects First Amendment guarantees of freedom of speech and press.
Judges chose the winners from over 1,400 entries in categories covering print, radio, television and online. The awards recognize outstanding work published or broadcast in 2010. The awards will be presented Sept. 24 in New Orleans during the Excellence in Journalism conference.
Donna Terek was also recognized as a first-place writing-contest winner in 2010 by the National Society of Newspaper Columnists. She will host the kick-off reception for the “Rebound in Motown” at PJ’s Lager House in Corktown on Thursday evening in Detroit.
Check out some of her articles from The Detroit News for a pre-taste of Detroit.