The Pinnacle Awards, given for the highest number of winning entries, went to the Idaho Statesman, KTVB (Channel 7) and the Teton Valley News for their 2013 journalism efforts.
All of the winners were announced Saturday night at a dinner in Boise.
The Statesman's two specialty magazines, Treasure and Living Healthy, got first- and third-place awards in the general excellence category, and production editor Holly Anderson, who helms the magazines, won first place for best magazine column.
Reporters Sven Berg and Katy Moeller finished second and third in the reporter of the year category, which was won by Idaho Education News' Kevin Richert, a former Statesman employee.
In addition to several first-place finishes in writing categories, Statesman staffers also captured first place for multimedia reporting and best use of interactivity for website projects.
Photojournalist Kyle Green had three first-place finishes, for spot news, feature picture and general news photo. Katherine Jones took first in photo essay.
Reporters Berg, Moeller, Anna Webb, Audrey Dutton Zach Kyle, Kristin Rodine, Bill Roberts, John Sowell and Dana Oland; sports writers Brian Murphy, Chadd Cripe and Dave Southorn; outdoors writers Pete Zimowsky and Roger Phillips; and photographers Green, Jones and Darin Oswald all had multiple top-3 finishes.
1st: Idaho Press-Tribune
2nd: Times-News (Twin Falls)
3rd: Idaho Statesman
1st: Statesman staff, Treasure Magazine, Statesman, May 2013 issue
2nd: Michael McCoy, Sage Hibberd, Dave Stein, Powder Mountain Press, Teton Valley Magazine, Winter 2013-14
3rd: Statesman staff, Living Healthy Magazine, Statesman, July/August 2013
1st: KNIN (Boise)
2nd: KTVB (Boise)
3rd: KBOI (Boise)
1st: KIFI (Pocatello)
1st: The Arbiter, Boise State University
2nd: The Argonaut, University of Idaho
3rd: The Sentinel, North Idaho College
Daily Newspaper website
1st: Greg Kreller, Idaho Press-Tribune staff, IdahoPress.com
2nd: Statesman staff, IdahoStatesman.com
Reporter of the Year - print
1st: Kevin Richert, Idaho Education News
2nd: Sven Berg, Idaho Statesman
3rd: Katy Moeller, Idaho Statesman
First Amendment Award
1st: Dan Popkey, Idaho Statesman, "Mark Patterson: Lawmaker could lose weapons license"
1st: Kimberlee Kruesi, Ashley Smith, Billie Stanton and Dan Warner, Times-News, "Never Again"
Reporter of the Year - TV
1st Jamie Grey, KTVB
2nd: Jessica Robinson, Northwest News Network, Boise State Public Radio, Spokane Radio
3rd: Jason Carter, KTVB
GENERAL NEWS STORY: Bill Roberts, Statesman, "Idaho's Great Wage Trench"
SPOT NEWS COVERAGE: Chadd Cripe, Brian Murphy and Dave Southorn, Statesman, "End of an Era"
WATCHDOG/INVESTIGATIVE REPORT: Betsy Z. Russell, Spokesman-Review, "Idaho Wi-Fi Contract"
SERIOUS FEATURE REPORT: Audrey Dutton, Statesman, "Meet Brandon Price"
LIGHT FEATURE REPORT: Anna Webb, Statesman,"Master Bootblack"
SERIES: Kimberlee Kruesi, Ashley Smith, Billie Stanton, Dan Warner, Times-News, "Never Again"
OUTDOOR FEATURE: Ashley Smith, Times-News, "Behind the Line"
SPORTS NEWS COVERAGE: Nick Ruland, Times-News, "Canyon Ridge Former Coach Blasted"
SPORTS FEATURE STORY: Ryan Howe, Times-News, "The Shot"
GENERAL COLUMN: Michael H. O'Donnell, Idaho State Journal
SPECIALTY COLUMN: Pete Zimowsky, Statesman
EDITORIAL: Jon Alexander, editor, Times-News
HEADLINES: Jim Keyser, Genie Arcano and Bill Manny, Statesman
PAGE DESIGN: Randy Lavorante, Glen Bruderer, Aaric Bryan, Idaho Press-Tribune
SPOT NEWS PHOTOGRAPHY: Kyle Green, Statesman, "Wild Fire"
FEATURE PHOTOGRAPHY: Kyle Green, Statesman, "Supermoon"
GENERAL NEWS PHOTOGRAPHY: Kyle Green, Statesman, "Dad's Funeral"
SPORTS PHOTOGRAPHY: Drew Nash, Times-News, "Steer Wrestling"
PHOTO ESSAY: Katherine Jones, Statesman, "Ourada Ranch"
GRAPHICS: Randy Lavorante, Idaho Press-Tribune, "Topped Off"
ARTS / ENTERTAINMENT REPORTING: Katy Moeller, Statesman, "New wings for the Women's and Children's Alliance"
POLITICAL REPORTING: Betsy Z. Russell, Spokesman-Review, "Idaho Freedom Foundation scrutinized"
EDUCATION REPORTING: Kendra Evensen, Idaho State Journal, "Fewer days in class"
BUSINESS REPORTING: Kristin Rodine, Statesman, "Caught in the parent-care trap"
AGRICULTURE REPORTING: Zach Kyle, Statesman, "Is Idaho's sugar sector turning sour?"
CRIME / COURTS REPORTING: Scott Maben, Spokesman-Review, "Courting Controversy"
RELIGION REPORTING: Autumn Agar, Ashley Smith, Times-News, "At the Door"
ENVIRONMENT REPORTING: Virginia Hutchins, Times-News, "Silver Sediment"
HEALTH/MEDICAL REPORTING: Audrey Dutton, Statesman, "Health care to cost some young Idahoans more"
SPECIAL SECTION: Staff, Statesman, "Speed"
SERIOUS FEATURE: Dana Oland, Treasure Magazine, Statesman, "Tribulation into Triumph"
LIGHT FEATURE: Dusty Parnell, Treasure Magazine, Statesman, "Mid-Century Treat"
MAGAZINE PHOTOGRAPHY: Philip Vukelich, Blot Magazine, "Feeling the Fury"
MAGAZINE COLUMN: Holly Anderson, Treasure Magazine, Statesman, "Raindrops on Roses"
MAGAZINE COVER: Lindsie Bergevin, Kyle Green, Living Healthy, Statesman, November 2013