The Sigma Delta Chi Awards date back to 1932, when the Society first honored six individuals for contributions to journalism. The current program began in 1939 when the organization recognized excellence through the Distinguished Service Awards. The honors later became the Sigma Delta Chi Awards, reflecting the name of the journalism fraternity started in 1909 that later became the Society of Professional Journalists.
This year SPJ selected 88 winners in categories covering print, radio, television, research, art/graphics, newsletters and online for work published or broadcast in 2009.
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