Local 1245 won several journalism awards in the International Labor Communications Association competition for work published in 2011.
The Utility Reporter won third place in the General Excellence category for local union publications, and took second place for Best Design.
The photo feature “Twin Monsters”—featuring Line Clearance Tree Trimmers at Trees, Inc.—won third place for Best Photo Essay or Photo Gallery. See the feature online at ibew1245.com/Group_Profiles/Trees_Inc.pdf.
Communications Director Eric Wolfe took a first place Saul Miller award for Best Political Action Story, “Door to Door Democracy,” which showcased the efforts of eight Local 1245 members who traveled to Wisconsin to assist the recall campaign against Gov. Scott Walker. Read the story at ibew1245.com/news-Local1245/Door-to-Door-Democracy.pdf.
Business Manager Tom Dalzell is Executive Editor of the Utility Reporter; Wolfe is Managing Editor.