We Won! Baltimore's Child takes home 18 awards

At this year’s Parenting Media Association conference, Baltimore’s Child received 18 awards, including a Gold Award for Overall Writing and for our magazine’s calendar.

Also receiving the Gold Award was B’More Healthy writer Courtney McGee, who won for her story, “When a Parent Is Ill.” McGee shares how she told her children she had cancer and offers advice from experts on what to say to kids. Michon Zysman won a Gold Award for Feature Writing for her story, “Life After Diagnosis,” about her daughter’s autism diagnosis. April Flores also won the Gold Award for Best Blogger.

Here’s the complete list of awards:

Gold Awards:

Silver Awards:

  • Column on Child Development & Parenting Issues, “ADHD’s Unexpected Gifts,” Erica Rimlinger
  • General Feature Writing, “On a Roll,” Kimberly Uslin
  • Special Series, “School Shootings,” Jessica Gregg, Kimberly Uslin, Oyin Adedoyin, Willow Pinkerton, Meg Tippet, Alex Rychwalski
  • Interior Illustration, “Tripped Out”
  • Interior Photography, “Ollie Up!” David Stuck
  • Single Page Design, “Right on Track” Jennifer Perkins-Frantz
  • Special Section, “Sense this Summer”
  • Best Blogger, Daniel Leaderman
  • Ancillary General Excellence, “Bmore Inclusive: All Your Special Needs Resources

Bronze Awards:

  • At a Glance, our news section
  • Special Series, “Your Child With Special Needs: News and Resources for Your Family”
  • Special Section, “Your Child With Special Needs: News and Resources for Your Family”


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