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This week the Scripps Howard Foundation announced the winners of its annual awards, honoring the best work in the communications industry and journalism education in 2012. New this year is a category for digital innovation, and the winner – “Snow Fall: The Avalanche at Tunnel Creek” by the New York Times – also received two gold medals in the Society for News Design Digital Competition in the categories “Use of Multimedia” and “Single-Story Project.”

This project is nothing short of amazing and the definition of multimedia journalism. Complete with compelling prose, captivating images, dramatic and moving video footage and a presentation that is both content driven and incredibly elegant.

“Some of the categories offered by the Scripps Howard Awards have changed the past 60 years to reflect the industry’s evolution,” said Mike Phillips, president and CEO of the Scripps Howard Foundation. “But the core values of journalism – accuracy, fairness, context, storytelling and a deep respect for the First Amendment – remain guiding principles.”

Established in 1953, the Scripps Howard Foundation’s national journalism awards competition is open to news organizations based in the U.S. and recognizes outstanding print, broadcast and online journalism in 15 categories. Two additional categories honor college journalism and mass communication educators for excellence in administration and teaching.

Entries in the journalism categories were judged by 51 industry experts, who assembled for two days at the Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, Fla.

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