Journalist of the Year

The NLGJA Journalist of the Year award recognizes the outstanding professional achievements of an LGBT journalist who is a member of NLGJA. This year, NLGJA will present that honor to James Kirchick. Kirchick’s work was previously honored by the organization in 2006 when he was selected as the first place winner for Excellence in Student Journalism. Kirchick has worked as a reporter for the New York Daily News, the New York Sun and The Hill and has written for The Advocate, The Weekly Standard, The Wall Street Journal Europe, the International Herald Tribune, The Boston Herald and other publications. He is a columnist for the Window Media Newspapers and the Washington Examiner.

Honorable Mention Presented to Lacy Atkins, Photojournalist