Land Line Magazine, 'Land Line Now' recognized at KC Press Club awards

| Tuesday, June 17, 2014

OOIDA media recently attended the 2014 Heart of America Awards, hosted by the Kansas City Press Club, and were recognized for editorial and broadcast efforts with 13 best of category awards.

This year, Land Line Magazine raked in 10 awards, including seven gold, two silver and one bronze.“Land Line Now” brought home 14 awards, including six gold, three silver and five bronze.

Land Line Magazine is the official business publication of OOIDA and was first published in 1975. “Land Line Now” is OOIDA’s trucking news radio program that airs daily on Sirius XM’s Road Dog Channel. The radio show celebrated its 9th anniversary on June 6.

The Kansas City Press Club is a chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. Every year, the Heart of America Awards honors the work of journalists in the western Missouri and eastern Kansas area. Both the magazine and radio show won awards in a variety of categories.

Below is a breakdown of the accomplishments of the Land Line Magazine and “Land lineNow” staff at the 2014 Heart of America Awards:

Land Line Magazine Gold
Clarissa Hawes – Investigative Reporting
Charlie Morasch – Feature
Jami Jones – Editorial/commentary
Land Line staff – Non-News Column/Blog
Keith Goble – Public Service Project
Land Line staff – Business-to-Business Publication
Debbie Johnson – Graphics

“Land Line Now” Gold
Reed Black, James Fetzer – Deadline Reporting/Breaking News
Terry Scruton, James Fetzer – General Reporting
Patsy Terrell, Barry Spillman – Feature
Greg Grisolano, Barry Spillman – Editorial/commentary
“Land Line Now” staff – Public Service Project
“Land Line Now” staff – News Program

Land Line Magazine Silver
Sandi Soendker – Editorial/commentary
Terry Scruton – Non-News Column/Blog

“Land Line Now” Silver
Mark Reddig, Barry Spillman – Business Reporting
Landline Now” staff – News Program
Mark Reddig, Barry Spillman – Regular Franchise Feature

Land Line Magazine Bronze
Land Line
staff – Non-News Column/Blog

“Land Line Now” Bronze
Reed Black, James Fetzer – General Reporting
Terry Scruton, James Fetzer – Business Reporting
Reed Black, Barry Spillman – Regular Franchise Feature
Mark Reddig, Barry Spillman – Investigative Reporting
“Land Line Now” staff – News Program

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