May 27, 2015

Beaver Countian Named A Finalist In Golden Quill Awards For The 2nd Year


The Beaver Countian has been named as a finalist in the Press Club of Western Pennsylvania’s 50th Annual Golden Quill Awards.

The prestigious competition recognizes professional excellence in written, photographic, broadcast and online journalism in the twenty-nine counties comprising Western Pennsylvania.

The Beaver Countian was named a finalist in the Online Feature category for “In-Depth: A Defense To Die For?” our investigative report on the funding of death penalty cases pending in Beaver County.

This is the second consecutive year the Beaver Countian has been named as a finalist in the Golden Quills.

The Golden Quill Awards are being judged out-of-the-region by nationally recognized journalism professionals, and will be presented on Thursday, May 22nd, at the Sheraton Station Square.

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John Paul is a Beaver County native and the founder of He reports full-time for the Beaver Countian, specializing in investigative journalism with an emphasis on public corruption.

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  1. Eager Reader

    Congratulations John Paul!  You are a true asset to Beaver County!
    This honor was hard earned and well deserved.  
    Thank you for all that you do!

  2. Nobama

    CONGRATULATIONS!!!! So much for being “just a blog”!  All you naysayers can chew on that for awhile!

  3. Nikki

    Congratulations! Just being nominated is an honor, and hopefully, you will bring home the quill this year!

  4. SpeakTheTruthToo

    Well haters…..there you go. An article that is not about Aliquippa or the Sheriff. In all seriousness, congratulations to you JP! Best of luck, and hope you bring home the Quill.

  5. ahudontnoshit

    Congratulations are in order!  Good luck in the contest!  Keep up your hard work on this site.


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