Benjamin Franklin Award for Excellence

Past Winners

2019  Teri Henning, Executive Director at Pennsylvania Council of Children, Youth and Family Services

2018   Brad Bumsted, The Caucus, Harrisburg

2017   Gene Foreman, retired, The Philadelphia Inquirer
2017   Mark Segal, Philadelphia Gay News

2016   David M. Erdman, The Morning Call, Allentown

2015   John Baer, Philadelphia Daily News

2014   John P. Kameen, The Forest City News
2014   Joseph T. Wingert, Bucks County Herald, Lahaska

2013   James E. McClure, York Daily Record/Sunday News

2012   William Anderson, Mainline Newspapers
2012   Sara Ganim and Staff of The Patriot-News, Harrisburg

2011   Ernest J. Schreiber, Lancaster Newspapers, Inc.
2011   Timothy M. Williams, Pennsylvania Newspaper Association

2010  Robert W. Bogle, The Philadelphia Tribune
2010  Richard M. Scaife, Trib Total Media, Inc., Pittsburgh

2009  Caroline Steinman Nunan and Beverly Randolph Steinman Lancaster Newspapers, Inc.

2008  James G. Blaine, retired, The Kennett Paper, Kennett Square

2007  Jan Murphy and Staff, The Patriot-News, Harrisburg
2007  Craig J. Staudenmaier, Esq., Nauman, Smith, Shissler & Hall, LLP, Harrisburg

2006 Coulston “Skip” Henry, retired. News Gleaner Publications, Philadelphia

2005 Mark Scolforo, The Associated Press, Harrisburg

2004 Katherine Hatton, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Princeton, N.J.

2003 Uzal H. Martz, Republican & Herald, Pottsville

2002 Dennis R. Hetzel, York Daily Record/Sunday News

2001 Stan Hough, The York Dispatch

1999 William B. Northrop, Observer Publishing Co., Washington

1998 Arthur W. Howe IV, Montgomery Newspapers, Fort Washington