Colorado Community Media journalists honored in 2022 Top of the Rockies journalism contest

CCM earns 8 awards in 'large newsroom' category


Colorado Community Media won eight awards at the 2022 Top of the Rockies Excellence in Journalism Awards, which were presented April 9 during the Society of Professional Journalists’ regional conference in Denver on Saturday.

CCM journalists competed in the large newsrooms division and earned one first-place, two second-place and five third-place awards.

“I'm proud of the achievements of our staff,” said CCM Publisher Linda Shapley. “It's a testament to the dedication that they have for their communities and for the importance of local news."

Individual award winners were:

Top of the Rockies is a regional, multi-platform contest that honors the work of reporters and news organizations in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. 

Colorado Community Media, which is owned by the Colorado News Conservancy, is a network of 26 weekly and monthly newspapers in Colorado, spread across much of the Front Range.

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