Pilot and Sentinel staff bring home ten Alaska Press Club awards
May 2, 2019
The editorial staff of the Petersburg Pilot and Wrangell Sentinel earned ten awards at this years Alaska Press Club contest. The awards were announced at the APC awards banquet in Anchorage on Saturday night. Work published in 2018 was judged.
First place awards went to Brian Varela for a culture story about PIA and Sealaska teaching Sea Otter skin sewing, and Caleb Vierkant for a business story about the close of the cruise ship season in Wrangell.
A second place award went to Caleb Vierkant for crime and court reporting on an Alaska Supreme Court decision on a property dispute.