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Ink Link Wins 19 NH Press Association Awards for Reporting 2021

MANCHESTER, NH – New Hampshire Hurry The association honored the state’s top reporters and reporters in its Distinguished Journalism Competition price banquet held on June 9 at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College in Manchester. Of the many winners representing media across the state, Manchester Ink Link won 19 awards across multiple categories in the small daily media division.

“It’s always a great honor to be recognized for the work we do, and I can’t express in words what it means to have such a dedicated team of professional journalists in my corner,” said Carol Robidoux, publisher of Ink Link.

A full list of winners can be found here.

Editorial cartoon

First Place Peter Noonan – Manchester Ink Link – Drawn & Quartered

Entertainment Reports

Third place Constance Cherise- Manchester Ink Link – Virtual Vintage: The Immersive World of Kellian Pletcher

Second place Constance Cherise – Manchester Ink Link – The force is strong with tap dancing phenom Aaron Tolson

First Place Nate Graziano – Manchester Ink Link – Downtown Music Scene Series

Pat Grossmith, left, and Maureen Milliken. Photo/Allegra Boverman.

Commercial and economic reports

First Place Maureen Milliken – Manchester Ink Link – Daniel Webster Council Board Allows Property Sales to Offset Cost of Sexual Abuse Settlement

court reporting

Second place Pat Grossmith – Manchester Ink Link – Justice for Antwan Stroud – series of stories

Political reporting

Second place, Andrew Sylvia – Manchester Ink Link – Manchester NH Election 2021 – story series

General News

Third place Ryan Lessard, Pat Grossmith, Carol Robidoux – Manchester Ink Link – Homelessness in Manchester – story series

First Place Kathy Staub – Manchester Ink Link – NH’s Affordable Housing Crisis

Mayor Joyce Craig, right, set to begin a second term, sharing a seat at the Hill Bar & Grille with State Senator Donna Soucy. Photo/Stacy Harrison

General News Photo

Third place Stacy Harrison – Manchester Ink Link – Mayor Joyce Craig is re-elected

Sports news, without breaking

Second place Ryan O’Connor – Manchester Ink Link – Crusaders show ‘guts’, evade Central in playoffs

First Place Ryan O’Connor – Manchester Ink Link – Trinity Successfully Defends State Championship

Ink Link Associate Editor Andrew Sylvia receives his first plaque from NH Press Association President Brendan McQuaid at the June 9 awards banquet. Photo/Allegra Boverman

Sport feature

Second place Bill Gilman – Manchester Ink Link – He’s a keeper! Reine does it all, raising Trinity to PK’s victory over Conant

First place Andrew Sylvia – Manchester Ink Link – Central defeats Memorial at the start of the Turkey Bowl Instant Classic

Eryn Richards celebrates a goal.
Lighter than air: Eryn Richards reacts to her decisive PK prison as her teammates charge in to celebrate with her. Photo/Ryan O’Connor

Sports report photo

Second Place Ryan O’Connor – Manchester Ink Link – Lighter Than Air

Investigation Stories

Third Place Ryan Lessard – Manchester Ink Link – Behind the scenes in Manchester: cleaning up homeless camps like a frustrating game of ‘Whack a Mole’

Columnist of the Year

Second place Nate Graziano – Manchester Ink Link – Not That Profound – column selection

First place Dan Szczesny – Manchester Ink Link – Transcendent Dad – column selection

Overall Excellence: Digital Presence

Second place Manchester Ink Link – Manon Michel, web developer