Schurz Communication newspapers in Bloomington and Bedford won 11 awards in the Indiana Society of Professional Journalist annual contest.
The Bloomington Herald-Times won nine awards, including two firsts and the Bedford Times-Mail won two awards, including one first.
The Herald-Times Jon Blau was the top award winner with two firsts and a second.
The award winners were:
Rich Janzaruk, Times-Mail, Sports Photography (Sectional track finals).
Jon Blau, Herald-Times, Coverage of Government or Politics, (Big Brother Is Reading Your Emails).
Jon Blau and Victoria Isom, Herald-Times, Criminal Justice Reporting (Bloomington Is Haven For Homeless, But At What Cost).
Dann Denny, Herald-Times, Feature Writing (Miracle Man).
Jon Blau, Herald-Times, Investigative Reporting (Nigerian Online Fraud Schemes).
Bob Bridge, Times-Mail, Sports Column Writing.
Mike Miller, Herald-Times, Sports Reporting
Abby Tonsing, Herald-Times, Spot News Reporting (Bloomington Police Shoot, Wound Man)
Peter Jacobi, Herald-Times, Arts and Entertainment Reporting
Laura Lane, Herald-Times, Business or Consumer Affairs Reporting.