Angie’s List wins six Society of Professional Journalism Awards

INDIANAPOLIS (May 2, 2016) – Eight Angie’s List journalists were honored for their work at the 2016 Indiana Society for Professional Journalists competition, including one First Place designation, awarded to veteran photographer Frank Espich.

An online marketplace of services from member-reviewed providers, Angie’s List (NASDAQ:ANGI) produces insightful and interactive content on home improvement, landscaping, decorating, automotive care and more for its digital magazine, print magazine, podcast, radio show, online videos and thousands of online articles.

The SPJ awards recognize the most outstanding work of the year in Indiana print, broadcast and online journalism in dozens of categories.

  • First Place — Multiple Picture Group — “In with the Old” by Frank Espich – a series of photos on salvage and antique shops.
  • Second Place — Multiple Picture Group — “Metal Masters” by Brandon Smith – an essay about metal craftsmen.
  • Second Place — Non-deadline story or series — “Reaching for the American Dream” by Oseye Boyd, Mike LaFollette and Diana Lamirand – a series of vignettes of highly-rated immigrant-owned companies on Angie’s List. 
  • Third Place — Sports Photography — Action shot of a wreck during the 2015 Angie's List Grand Prix of Indianapolis by Steve Mitchell.
  • Third Place — Feature Photography —  “Go Big or Go Home” by Mike Fender – a feature photo spread on a giant pumpkin.
  • Third Place — Magazine Cover Design — “Road Trip” by Bruce Snow – an interactive cover on Angie's List Weekly, the digital magazine.


Angie’s List newsroom content reaches three million members and many more consumers nationwide each month.


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