Awards

2016

Associated Church Press “Best of the Christian Press” Awards

Online/New Media: Social Media — Award of Excellence
Julie Sorrels, marketing manager

James Solheim Award for Editorial Courage — Award of Merit
Kill the Death Penalty by Marv Knox, editor

Reporting and Writing: Biographical Profile: All Media — Award of Merit
Taking Jesus Seriously in East Texas by Ken Camp, managing editor

Reporting and Writing: Department: Online Media — Award of Merit
Right or wrong? column on Christian ethics:
Signing state marriage licenses by Cynthia S. Holmes, Emotional affairs by Meredith Stone, and Protestant privilege by Marv Knox, editor

Best in Class: Marketing: Public Relations/Marketing Campaign — Honorable Mention
The Baptist Standard’s North Texas Giving Day campaign by Julie Sorrels, marketing manager; Marv Knox, editor; Beth Campbell, development coordinator

Editorial or Opinion Piece: News Service/Website/Blog — Honorable Mention
‘National Church’ Is a Bad Idea for Everybody by Marv Knox, editor

Reporting and Writing: In-Depth Coverage: News Service/Website/Blog — Honorable Mention
Texas Baptists in the 84th Texas Legislative Session by Ken Camp, managing editor:
‘Sanctuary city’ ban could undermine trust, religious leaders assertBaptists testify against school voucher proposalsHouse bills could provide meaningful payday lending reformSame-sex marriage and clergy rights dominate discussion of House billCLC: Denial of benefits hampers ex-offenders’ re-entry into society, and Lawmakers approve pastor protection bill, fail to reform payday lending

Evangelical Press Association Awards

Personality Article — Third Place
Diana Garland, Social Work Educator & Bridge Builder, Dies by Marv Knox, editor

 

2015

Associated Church Press “Best of the Christian Press” Awards

Biographical Profile — Award of Excellence
The rise and fall and rise again of Joel Gregory by Marv Knox, editor

In-Depth Coverage: News Service/Website/Blog — Award of Excellence
Series on child immigrant crisis by Ken Camp, managing editor: TBM provides care for detained immigrant childrenTBM completes Brownsville mission to immigrant childrenBaptists join Obama in meeting on child immigrant crisisSan Antonio minister preaches to immigrant children and Closing of shelters marks milepost for BCFS

Online: Independent Website — Award of Merit
The Baptist Standard

Online: Social Media — Award of Merit
Throwback Thursday feature by Julie Sorrels, marketing manager

Reporting and Writing: Department: Online Media — Award of Merit
Right or wrong? column on Christian ethics: Coercive clergy by Marv Knox, editor; Child vaccinations by Van Christian, guest writer; and Pragmatic hiring of women pastors by Meredith Stone, guest writer

Feature Article: News Service/Website/Blog — Honorable Mention
Ebola vigil becomes memorial for fallen Christian brother by Marv Knox, editor

Column: Newspaper/News Service/Newsletter/Website/Blog — Honorable Mention
Down Home column by Marv Knox; Catching up to Dr. King’s dreamEzra, Marvo & keeping really, really quiet and Sad exit for a funny, funny man

News Story: Website/News Service/Blog — Honorable Mention
Pastor reminds Dallas leaders of challenges faced by fiancée of Ebola fatality by Ken Camp, managing editor

Evangelical Press Association Awards

Denominational: Digital Publication — Award of Merit
The Baptist Standard

General Article — Third Place
Ebola vigil becomes memorial for fallen Christian brother by Marv Knox, editor

Personality Article — Third Place
The rise and fall and rise again of Joel Gregory by Marv Knox, editor

 

2014

Associated Church Press “Best of the Christian Press” Awards

Editorial or Opinion Piece: News Service/Website/Blog — Award of Excellence
Editorial: Get ready for all those babies by Marv Knox, editor

James Solheim Award for Editorial Courage — Award of Merit
Editorial: Get ready for all those babies by Marv Knox, editor

Reporting and Writing: Column: Magazine/Journal — Award of Merit
CommonCall: The Baptist Standard Magazine for Edgewise by Marv Knox, editor

Reporting and Writing: In-Depth Coverage: News Service/Website/Blog — Honorable Mention
Loving West: Coverage of disaster recovery efforts in West, Texas, by Leah Allen, writer and 2013 intern, and Ken Camp, managing editor: Loving West volunteers help city move forward and Volunteer crews ‘stars’ to West residents

Website Redesign — Honorable Mention
www.baptiststandard.com

Evangelical Press Association Awards

Denominational: Digital Publication — Award of Merit
The Baptist Standard

Student Writer of the Year — First Place
Aging Dallas church commits facility to kingdom purposes by Leah Allen, writer and 2013 intern

Editorial — Second Place
Editorial: Get ready for all those babies by Marv Knox, editor

Website Design — Second Place
www.baptiststandard.com