At the Oregon and Washington Society of Professional Journalists' annual awards banquet on Saturday, EW picked up a handful of nifty certificates. While SPJ has the year's award recipients listed on a nifty PDF, we thought it might be helpful — or at least potentially interesting to one or two people — to give a quick rundown with handy-dandy links.
Second place, special section
The State of Suds
Third place, special section
Oregon Bach Festival 2009
Second place, criticism
"A Red Hot Mess: 'China Design Now' at the Portland Art Museum mostly fails to charm" by Suzi Steffen
Third place, criticism
"Defining Her Future: Carey Mulligan shines in an unsentimental film" by Molly Templeton
Second place, education reporting
"Retaliation? Did the UO fire a professor for alleging racism?" by Camilla Mortensen
Yeah, yeah, we didn't get any firsties. We'll try harder. And maybe shake our puny fists in admiration at Willamette Week's impressive restaurant guide in the meantime.