AFJ salutes James Beard Media Award Nominees and Winners

The Association of Food Journalists would like to take a moment to salute our members past and present who are included in the list of 2017 James Beard Media Award Nominees and Winners.

Hanna Raskin, AFJ Vice President and the first winner of the new Local Impact Award for Food Journalism for “Free Crabs!”, “A Significant Goodbye” and “Feeding the Prison System” for The Post and Courier (Charleston, SC)

Laura Reiley, current member and nominee for her Farm to Fable series in the category Food Reporting for Tampa Bay Times

Jes Stugelmayer, current member and winner in the category Television Segment for Harvesting Alaska airing on KTVA Anchorage and ktva.com

Andrea Weigl, current member and nominee in the category Local Impact Award for Food Journalism for The News & Observer (Raleigh, NC)

Joe Yonan and Bonnie Benwick, current members and nominees in the category Food Coverage in a General-Interest Publication for Washington Post Food

Bill Addison, past member and winner in the category Dining and Travel for “I Want Crab. Pure Maryland Crab.” Eater

Ronni Lundy, past member and winner in two categories, American Cooking and Book of the Year for Victuals, An Appalachian Journey, with Recipes

Cheers!