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Posted: October 7, 2006 09:14 PM
OJA winners announced

Here are the winners of the 2006 Online Journalism Awards:

General Excellence in Online Journalism (Large):

General Excellence in Online Journalism (Medium):

General Excellence in Online Journalism (Small): The Center for Public Integrity

Breaking News (Large): "Hurricane Katrina,"

Breaking News (Small): "Hurricane Katrina,"

Online Commentary (Large): "David Pogue on," New York Times

Online Commentary (Medium): "Stuck in the 80s,"

Online Commentary (Small): "Good Morning Silicon Valley," John Paczkowski

Outstanding Use of Multiple Media (Large): "Hurricane Katrina,"

Outstanding Use of Multiple Media (Small): ""Montgomery Boycott," Montgomery Advertiser

Specialty Journalism (Large): "ESPN Insider," ESPN

Specialty (Small): Fine Woodworking

Service Journalism (Large): "The Mercury Menace," Chicago Tribune

Journalism (Small): Gulf Coast News

Investigative Journalism (Large): "A Million Little Lies," The Smoking Gun

Investigative Journalism (Small): "Cause for Alarm," WTHR 13 Eyewitness

News Student Journalism: "Rezoned," Jeff DelViscio and Khody Akhavi, Columbia School of Journalism

Knight Foundation Award for Public Service: "Hurricane Katrina: The Storm We Always Feared,"

Back to 2006 conference page

Seventh Annual Conference
and Awards Banquet

October 5-7, 2006
Capital Hilton
Washington, D.C.

Conference chair:
Jody Brannon,
E-mail your questions or suggestions.

Next year: The 2007 ONA conference is scheduled for Oct. 17-19 in Toronto. The conference chair is Ju-Don Roberts, E-mail your questions or suggestions.

Newsroom: The 2006 conference Web site was produced by the ONA student newsroom, which is supported by the Gannett Foundation and volunteers from media organizations and academia.

Volunteers: Countless volunteer hours went into planning this conference. Thanks to all who gave generously of their time and ideas.

ONA & Flickr: Did you take photos at the conference? Share them with your peers at the ONA Flickr Photo Pool. Upload your photos and see the images from last year.

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More useful links:

  • Capital Hilton
  • Directions to the hotel
  • Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Smithsonian
  • Metro map

    The 2006 Online News Association Conference is the premier conference for those who work in, or have an interest in, online media and news. The Online Journalism Awards Banquet honors the very best online journalism produced in the past year.

    The Online Journalism Awards have become the top awards in online journalism. Each year a distinguished panel of judges selects the very best work in nine different categories to be honored at the awards. The OJA Banquet is the event where the awards are presented, and the winners are honored for their efforts.