2008 Page One Awards Banquet

The 2008 Page One Awards Banquet will be held Thursday, June 12, and will honor the best in Minnesota journalism from 2007. The Minnesota Pro Chapter will also present the 2008 Peter S. Popovich Award as well as its 2008 student scholarship awards. The event will feature guest speaker Byron Pitts, a CBS News National Correspondent who recently was embedded with troops covering the Iraq war and served as CBS’ primary correspondent at Ground Zero following 9/11.

You are cordially invited to join us in celebrating our award winners.

When: Thursday, June 12, 2008
Reception begins at 6:00 p.m.
Dinner served at 7:00 p.m.

Where: Town & Country Club
300 Mississippi River Blvd. N.
St. Paul, MN 55104

Cost: SPJ Members – $35*
Non-members – $45

RSVP: Please RSVP by Wednesday, May 28, 2008
Contact Nicole Garrison-Sprenger with your RSVP or any questions
P: 651-228-5580
E: ngarrisonsprenger@pioneerpress.com

2008 Page One Awards Banquet Invite (PDF)

*You can click HERE to become an SPJ member or to renew your membership. Please note only registered members will receive the discounted rate for dinner.


If you were a first, second or third place winner in the 2007 Page One Awards Contest, you will receive an invite by mail that indicates you will be presented an award at the 2008 Page One Awards Banquet. Most invites were mailed Wednesday, May 14. As we are still receiving some contest results, you may be notified by email or phone after May 14th if you are a contest winner.

If you have questions or concerns regarding the 2007 Page One Awards Contest, please contact Sarah Bauer by phone (612-341-9357) or by email (sarah.bauer@news-council.org).

Please note that SPJ’s Page One Banquet is open to the public, we welcome all to attend.