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64 Parishes Wins Seven Press Club of New Orleans Awards

64 Parishes’ outstanding contributors won six Press Club of New Orleans awards at last night’s virtual Excellence in Journalism Awards event, with the summer 2019 issue taking home first place in the Best Magazine category.

Published by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, 64 Parishes and its contributors took home first place in nearly all of the categories it was a finalist in, with two contributors taking first and second in a single category. The PCNO received 571 total submissions this year. See below for the awards and links to read each story.



Best Magazine

First place: Erin Greenwald, Chris Turner-Neal

64 Parishes, Summer 2019

Feature Reporting

First place: “Young Satchmo” by James Karst

64 Parishes, Summer 2019


Second place: “View from a Windowless Room” by Kerry Myers

64 Parishes, Fall 2019

Lifestyle Reporting

First place: “Notes from a Gumbo Road Trip” by Christie Matherne Hall

64 Parishes, Fall 2019

Best Critical Review

First place: “Sea Changes” by Rien Fertel

64 Parishes, Winter 2019


Multi-Feature Photo

Second place: “Treading Water” by Monique Verdin

64 Parishes, Spring 2019


First place: “Darrell Bourque” by Akasha Rabut

64 Parishes, Spring 2019