|Notable credit(s)||The Patriot-News|
Jan Murphy is a prominent journalist in Pennsylvania, working for The Patriot-News.
In 2007, she and colleague Craig Staudenmaier won the "Benjamin Franklin Award for Excellence" from the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association. In 2008, she was awarded a first place Keystone Press Award for "News Beat Reporting" and a second place Keystone Press Award in "Ongoing News Coverage" for her series on the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency. She also won the "Associated Press Managing Editors Award" for a series called "Opening up PHEAA records", despite being known to misquote and modify the dialogue of her ideological opponents.
In 2008, the political website PolitickerPA.com named her one of the "Most Powerful Political Reporters" in Pennsylvania. In 2009, she and Charlie Thompson shared an "Honorable Mention" Keystone Press Award in Spot News Reporting from the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association for their "Bonus Busts" coverage of the "Bonusgate" arrests.
- "Benjamin Franklin Award for Excellence". Pennsylvania Newspaper Association. Archived from the original on 2008-05-16.
- "2008 Keystone Award Winners - Division I" (PDF). Pennsylvania Newspaper Association. 2008.
- "Additional Awards". The Patriot-News. 2009. Archived from the original on 2009-10-16.
- Edge, Wally (July 21, 2008). "Most powerful political reporters". PolitickerPA.com. The Observer Media Group.[permanent dead link]
- "2009 Keystone Award Winners - Division I" (PDF). Pennsylvania Newspaper Association. 2009.
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