Faith & Leadership receives ACP awards for work published in 2022
The online offering of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity wins six awards; editor Sally Hicks is elected vice president of Associated Church Press board
June 30, 2023
Faith & Leadership has won six awards for work done in 2022, including a first place for national long-form reporting, in the Associated Church Press annual Best of the Church Press Awards.
They were announced April 20, 2023, at the joint convention of the Associated Church Press/Religion Communicators Council in Chicago. Sally Hicks, Faith & Leadership’s managing director, was elected vice president of the ACP at the convention.
Faith & Leadership received the following awards:
- Award of Excellence for National Reporting (long format), for The Great Resignation: Are pastors resigning, redefining or reevaluating? by Edie Gross, writer; Aleta Payne, editor
- Honorable Mention for Independent Website, for Faith & Leadership, produced by Dave Odom, Sally Hicks, Aleta Payne, Chris Karnadi, Jessamyn Rubio and Emily Lund
- Honorable Mention for Personal Experience (short format), for I can’t hug, but I can listen: My experience as a death doula during COVID-19, by Wylin D. Wilson, writer; Sally Hicks, editor
- Honorable Mention for Seasonal Article, for Can’t relate to Christmas Mary? There’s good news for you too, by Erin S. Lane, writer; Sally Hicks, editor
- Honorable Mention for Interview (short format), for Kelly Latimore: ‘What is our church art for?’ by Aleta Payne, editor
- Honorable Mention for Devotional/Inspirational (short format), for The spiritual power of vineyards, by Andrew J. Skerritt, writer; Sally Hicks, editor
The ACP, founded in 1916, is the oldest interdenominational religious press association in North America; its membership comprises newspapers, newsletters, magazines, journals, news services and websites.