Citizen’s News up for 20 SPJ awards


Citizen’s News has been nominated by the Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists for 20 Excellence in Journalism awards.

The nominees include editor Callum Borchers (general reporting, general reporting series, investigative, in-depth, business, arts and entertainment, opinion column, sports column, sports feature, sports news, page-one layout and video storytelling), staff writer Brendan Cox (opinion column, general column, and two in each of general reporting and in-depth), correspondent Kyle Brennan (sports feature), and the staff for its special Thanksgiving football section.

Winners will be announced at SPJ’s annual awards dinner May 27.