Asbury Park Press

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Asbury Park Press
Asbury Park Press logo.png
TypeDaily newspaper
FormatBroadsheet
Owner(s)Gannett
EditorPaul D'Ambrosio
Founded1879
Headquarters3600 Highway 66
Neptune, New Jersey 07754
United States
CountryUnited States
Circulation< 2.5 million unique visitors/month on its digital site. Print circulation figures: NA
OCLC number16894042
Websiteapp.com

The Asbury Park Press is a daily newspaper in Monmouth and Ocean counties of New Jersey and has the third largest circulation in the state.[1] It has been owned by Gannett since 1997.[citation needed]

Its reporting staff has been awarded numerous national honors in journalism, including the Selden Ring Award for Investigative Reporting, two the Associated Press Managing Editors' Award for Public Service, the National Headliner Award for Public Service and two National Headliner Awards for Best Series (large papers). The Press' investigative team was a finalist for the 2010 Pulitzer Prize in Public Service. The newspaper was also the home to editorial cartoonist Steve Breen when he won the Pulitzer Prize in that category in 1998.[2]

Awards[edit]

The Asbury Park Press office in Neptune, NJ

The Asbury Park Press has a history of winning national awards for its public service and investigative reporting. Its editorial cartoonist Steve Breen won the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning in 1998[2] and the newspaper was a finalist for the Pulitzer Public Service Gold Medal in 2010.[3]

Award year Story/staffer National award
1998 Stephen P. Breen, 10 cartoons Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning[4]
2004 Profiting from Public Service (published with Gannett New Jersey) by Paul D'Ambrosio, James W. Prado Roberts, Jason Method, Alan Guenther, Jean Mikle, Erik Schwartz, and GNJ staff Selden Ring Award for Investigative Reporting;[5] Farfel Prize for Excellence in Investigative Reporting; The National Headliner Award for Public Service; SDX Award for Public Service; APME Award for Public Service; Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting, finalist; The Worth Bingham Prize, honorable mention; The Scripps Howard Award for Public Service, finalist; The IRE Award, finalist; Deadline Club Public Service, finalist
2005 Corruption editorials by Randy Bergmann Scripps Howard Walker Stone Award
2006 "New Jersey's Pension Peril" by Michael L. Diamond, Nicholas Clunn, Eileen Smith, Peter N. Spencer, Ken Tarbous, Rob Jennings, Alan Guenther, Jonathan Tamari and Paul D'Ambrosio Investigative Reporters and Editors, medium newspapers, finalist[6]
2007 DataUniverse.com created by Paul D'Ambrosio Knight News Innovation Award, EPpy Awards, finalist; Knight-Batten Awards for Innovation – Crowdsourcing, notable entry
2009 "A Troubled Diagnosis" by Alan Guenther Investigative Reporters and Editors Award, finalist[7]
2010 "Fighting New Jersey's Tax Crush" by Paul D'Ambrosio, Shannon Mullen, Jean Mikle, Todd B. Bates and Andrea Clurfeld Pulitzer Prize Public Service Gold Medal, finalist;[8] National Headliner Award, best series in a large daily;[9] APME Public Service Award, medium newspapers; Brechner Freedom of Information Award;[10] Best of Gannett Community Conversation Award
2011 "Barnegat Bay Under Stress" by Kirk Moore, Todd B. Bates with graphics by Jeff Colson Generoso Pope Award for best local coverage within the New York metropolitan area; APME Public Service Award, medium newspapers, finalist; Best of Gannett Public Service, second place; Online News Association Public Service Award.
2011 "Breaking Point" by Paul D'Ambrosio, Shannon Mullen, Christopher Schnaars, Jean Mikle, Todd B. Bates and Andrea Clurfeld National Headliner Award, best series in a large daily;[11] Investigative Reporters and Editors award, finalist[12]
2012 "Deadly Decisions" by Shannon Mullen Deadline Club of NYC, Feature Writing Award;[13] Taylor Family Fairness Award, finalist[14]
2013 "Cheated: Why Lakewood's public schools have failed us" by Shannon Mullen, Ken Serrano, Margaret Bonafide and Todd B. Bates Deadline Club of NYC, Minority Focus Award[15]
2013 "Superstorm Sandy at the Jersey Shore" by Staff APME Public Service and Best of Show[16]
National SPJ/SDX Deadline Reporting Award (medium papers)[17]
Scripps Howard Breaking News Award, finalist[18]
Deadline Club of NYC, Breaking News Award, finalist[15]
2014 "Heroin at the Shore" by Dustin Racioppi and Amanda Oglesby NYC Deadline Club Awards - Public Service finalist[19]
2015 "Summit for Success" by staff NYC Deadline Club Awards - Best minority focus - finalist[20]
2015 "The Iron Soldier" by Ken Serrano and Brian Johnston National Headliners Club - Best series, up to 100,000 circ. - second place
NYC Deadline Club Awards - Best newspaper reporting, up to 100,000 circ. - finalist[20]
2016 "Monmouth County Tax Assessment" by Susanne Cervenka

Livingston Awards for Young Journalists - Finalist

2016 "Betrayal of Trust" by Shannon Mullen

National Press Club/Joseph D. Ryle Award for Excellence in Writing on the Problems of Geriatrics[21]
National Headliner Awards/Series writing, under 100,000 - third place

2016 "Tax Crisis" by Paul D'Ambrosio, Susanne Cervenka, Todd B. Bates, Bob Jordan, Michael Symons, Kala Kachmar, Shannon Mullen, Ken Serrano and Michael Diamond National award for Excellence in Economic Reporting[22]

National SDX/SPJ Award for Public Service[23]
Best of Gannett, Public Service Award, large publication division[24]
NYC Deadline Club Awards - Best newspaper reporting, up to 100,000 circ.[19]

2016 Hollis R. Towns APME McGruder Diversity Award[25]
2016 "Childhood Lead Poisoning in New Jersey," by Todd B. Bates National Association of Black Journalists, Specialty Reporting, finalist[26]
2017 "Municipal Court Cash Machine," Kala Kachmar Livingston Awards for Young Journalists - Finalist
2017 "Long Fall," Andrew Ford NYC Deadline Club Awards - Best newspaper reporting, under 100,000 circ.[27]
2017 "The Family Secret," Brian Johnston Emmy - Mid-Atlantic chapter, Human Interest Feature[28]
2018 "Renter Hell," Shannon Mullen, Payton Guion NABJ Award for investigations, under 150K; NYC Deadline Club Awards - Winner, newspaper reporting under 100,000;[29] Goldsmith Award, finalist; ASNE Local Accountability, finalist; Investigative Reporters and Editor, Print/Online Division IV, finalist; USA TODAY Network, Public Service Award, finalist
2019 "Protecting the Shield" selected stories by Andrew Ford Livingston Awards for Young Journalists - Finalists
2019 "Protecting the Shield", by Andrew Ford, Kala Kachmar, Paul D'Ambrosio, Susanne Cervenka, Alex Gecan and Ken Serrano Silver Gavel Award, American Bar Association;[30] NYC Deadline Club Award, best newspaper story, under 100,000 circ.;[31] NABJ, investigative reporting under 100,000; USA TODAY Network, Public Service Award, finalist
2019 "Protecting the Shield," by Andrew Ford, Kala Kachmar, Paul D'Ambrosio, Susanne Cervenka, Alex Gecan and Ken Serrano Edward R. Murrow Award, Investigative Reporting, digital news site under 2.5 million unique visitors/month
2020 "Policing the Police", by Andrew Ford NYC Deadline Club Award, best newspaper story under 100,000 circ;[19] and finalist, Deadline Club Award for Public Service
2020 "Dying to Race," by Stephen Edelson and Frank Esposito Edward R. Murrow Award, Sports Reporting, digital news sites under 2.5 million unique visitors/month;[32] Best of Gannett, enterprise reporting[33]
2020 "Deadly Chases, Few Arrests," by Andrew Ford National Assn. of Black Journalists, Investigative Reporting, under 100k newspapers
2020 "Crack vs. Heroin: An unfair system arrested millions of blacks, urged compassion for whites," by Shannon Mullen, Lisa Robyn Kruse, Andrew J. Goudsward and Austin Bogues National Assn. of Black Journalists, News Series, under 100k newspapers; Silver Gavel Award, finalist

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