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The Recombobulation Area Wins Four Milwaukee Press Club Awards
That makes 10 awards for The Recombobulation Area in three years!
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six-time TEN-TIME Milwaukee Press Club award-winning weekly opinion column and online publication written and published by veteran Milwaukee journalist Dan Shafer. Learn more about it here.
The Milwaukee Press Club has announced its finalists for its 93nd Annual Milwaukee Press Club Excellent in Wisconsin Journalism awards, and once again, The Recombobulation Area is a winner!
The Recombobulation Area is a finalist in four categories, a new high mark for the publication. We’ll find out at the Gridiron Awards event on May 12 whether these awards are for gold, silver or bronze.
These award-winning finalists, all in the Online category, are:
The Recombobulation Area
The Recombobulation Area
Best Hard Feature Story
“Bird on a Wire,” by Dan Shafer
Best Public Service Story or Series
2022 Wisconsin State Legislature Election Preview, by Dan Shafer
See the full list of winners here.
These four finalists make it a total of ten (10!) Milwaukee Press Club awards that The Recombobulation Area has won in three years.
Last year, the “Expanding the Divide” series, on the proposed expansion of I-94 in Milwaukee, won three awards, including the publication’s first Gold award, for Best Multi-Story Coverage of a Single Feature Topic or Event. In the 2020 awards, The Recombobulation Area won three, including Best Column.
In a more than a decade in journalism in Milwaukee, Dan Shafer, founder of The Recombobulation Area, has won 17 Milwaukee Press Club Excellence in Journalism Awards. Along with the ten for The Recombobulation Area, awards were won at the Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Magazine, and ThirdCoast Digest.
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Dan Shafer is a journalist from Milwaukee who writes and publishes The Recombobulation Area. He previously worked at Seattle Magazine, Seattle Business Magazine, the Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Magazine, and BizTimes Milwaukee. He’s also written for The New York Times, The Daily Beast, Heartland Signal, Belt Magazine, WisPolitics, and Milwaukee Record. He’s won 17 Milwaukee Press Club Excellence in Journalism Awards. He’s on Twitter at @DanRShafer.
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