Colorado Springs Business Journal reporters won six awards at the annual journalism contest, sponsored by the Colorado Press Women, a statewide organization that started in 1941 and is part of a national association, the National Federation of Press Women.
Business Journal reporter Amanda Miller won a first place award for her series about the business of aging, done in collaboration with former Business Journal reporter Monica Mendoza.
Mendoza also won a first place award for coverage of the economic growth at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs and a second place award for her profile of Genesis Med Spa owner.
Reporters Amy Gillentine and John Hazlehurst won a second place award for their series about the causes of the Waldo Canyon fire.
Gillentine also won two first place awards for best news story for coverage of the NeuStream battle at City Council and for continuing coverage for stories about the Memorial Hospital lease transaction.
The first place awards go onto to be judged in the national competition for the NFPW. That awards ceremony will be held in August in Salt Lake City.