FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FEB. 1, 2019
State Bar of Wisconsin
State Bar Recognizes Journalists with Golden Gavel Awards
Madison, WI – The State Bar of Wisconsin applauds the recipients of the 2018 Golden Gavel Awards for their important contributions to the public’s understanding of our system of law and justice.
This year’s Golden Gavel Award winners are:
Abigail Bostwick, Jamie Taylor and Brian Jopek, Reporters
for “Iron County Murder Series”
Danielle Kaeding, Reporter
Wisconsin Public Radio
for “Justice Delayed for Those Who Can Least Afford It?”
Golden Gavel Certificates of Commendation are going to:
The winners in the Print Media/Newspaper/Photography Golden Gavel categories of the competition are being recognized at the Wisconsin Newspaper Association’s convention in Madison. The winner of the Broadcast category will be presented at the Wisconsin Broadcaster’s Association Summer Conference in Elkhart Lake.
The State Bar of Wisconsin created the Golden Gavel Awards competition in 1985. Visit the Golden Gavel Award page or email org jhastings wisbar wisbar jhastings org to learn more.
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The State Bar of Wisconsin is the mandatory professional association, created by the Wisconsin Supreme Court, for attorneys who hold a Wisconsin law license. With more than 25,000 members, the State Bar aids the courts in improving the administration of justice, provides continuing legal education for its members to help them maintain their expertise, and assists Wisconsin lawyers in carrying out community service initiatives to educate the public about the legal system and the value of lawyers. For more information, visit www.wisbar.org.