Labor Review wins 3 awards
in ILCA’s annual labor media contest
From the Minneapolis Labor Review, November 15, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS — The Minneapolis Labor Review has won one second place award and two honorable mentions in the annual labor media contest sponsored by the International Labor Communications Association. Announced October 18, the awards recognize work produced in 2018.
The ILCA labor media contest draws entries from across all sectors of the labor movement from local unions, district councils and international unions as well as from regional labor federations and state labor federations.
The awards competition includes work produced for a range of media: print, web, audio and video.
The Labor Review was the only Minnesota labor organization to win ILCA awards this year.
The ILCA awards recognized the Labor Review for general excellence and for writing.
For a special category of writing awards, the Saul Miller Awards, the Labor Review won awards in two of the three specific topic areas: collective bargaining, organizing, and political action.
The Labor Review awards included:
• Honorable mention for general excellence for a print publication (for the October 26, 2018 and November 16, 2018 issues).
• Second place in the special Saul Miller Awards competition for a story about collective bargaining, “Hundreds protest at Minneapolis school board; MFT Local 59 teachers call for ‘the schools our students deserve,’ written by Steve Share and published in the February 23, 2018 issue.
• Honorable mention in the special Saul Miller Awards competition for a story about political action, “MRLF celebrates work of Labor 2018 field staff,” written by Steve Share and published in the December 21, 2018 issue. The story featured profiles of seven MRLF field staff and their reflections on the 2018 campaign.
In the ILCA competition, the Labor Review competed against work produced by local, regional and state unions as well as regional federations and state federations.
Founded in 1907, the Labor Review is published monthly by the Minneapolis Regional Labor Federation, AFL-CIO and is currently mailed to more than 50,000 union households.
||Steve Share has served as the Labor Review editor for the past 16 years and is a member of the Minnesota Newspaper and Communications Guild.
Steve Share has served as the newspaper’s editor for the past 16 years and is a member of the Minnesota Newspaper and Communications Guild/CWA Local 37002.
For more information about the International Labor Communications Association and its work to support labor communications, visit ilcaonline.org.
The ILCA website also features the complete list of this year’s award-winners.
Visit minneapolisunions.org for links to the Labor Review work honored by ILCA this year and for the complete Labor Review archive.
The Labor Review archive goes back to the very first issue in 1907. Access is free and the archive is searchable.