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Bridge wins 11 awards from Detroit Society of Professional Journalists

Bridge Michigan and BridgeDetroit both earned awards Thursday from the Detroit SPJ. (Shutterstock)

Bridge Michigan won 11 awards Thursday for articles published in 2021, for work ranging from examinations of political extremism to climate change to housing segregation.

The Excellence in Journalism Awards were presented by the Detroit chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. BridgeDetroit, also published by Bridge’s parent nonprofit, The Center for Michigan, won two awards. Both publications competed in the digital media division.


Here’s a list of Bridge work earning honors Thursday:

At BridgeDetroit, Eleanore Catolico earned second place in feature reporting for a story on the murder of the son of a community activist. Orlando Bailey and Stephen Henderson won a second place award in social media strategy in collaboration with Detroit Public TV for work on Detroit watch parties.

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