Pennsylvania reporter wins public notice reporting award


It was bound to happen again.

Jim Lockwood, a reporter for the Times-Tribune in Scranton, Pennsylvania, has been named the 2023 winner of the Public Notice Resource Center’s Michael Kramer Public Notice Journalism Award.

The award was announced as part of the National Newspaper Association Foundation’s 2023 Better Newspaper Editorial Contest. Lockwood previously won the prize in 2015 and came in second place, or tied for second, every year since then except 2022.

The award is given annually to the best reporting that uses public notice as a primary source of information.

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