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Labor Review wins three labor media awards

Adapted from the Minneapolis Labor Review, February 25, 2023

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minneapolis Labor Review has won three awards in the annual labor media contest sponsored by the International Labor Communications Association.

Announced February 13, 2023, the awards recognize work produced in 2021.

Labor Review awards include:

• Second place for “Best Photo Essay or Photo Gallery,” for a photo spread from the May 29, 2021 issue featuring the annual Workers Memorial Day event organized by the Minneapolis and St. Paul Building and Construction Trades Councils (photos and layout by Steve Share).

• Second place for “Best Photo” for a page 1 photo from the September 25, 2021 issue depicting a march by striking SEIU Local 26 window cleaners (photo by Brad Sigal).

• Honorable mention for “Best News Story” for a story from the April 24, 2021 issue, “SEIU Healthcare members press Allina hospitals for fair contract” (story by Steve Share).

Founded in 1907, the Minneapolis Labor Review is published by the Minneapolis Regional Labor Federation, AFL-CIO and is currently mailed to about 51,000 union households.

Steve Share has served as Labor Review editor since 2003 and is a member of the Minnesota Newspaper and Communications Guild/CWA Local 37002.

Steve Share, Labor Review editor Steve Share has served as the Labor Review editor since 2003 and is a member of the Minnesota Newspaper and Communications Guild.

The St. Paul Union Advocate won two awards: First place for “Best Photo” and third place for “Best Analysis.”

Founded in 1897, the Union Advocate is published by the St. Paul Regional Labor Federation, AFL-CIO.

Michael Moore, Union Advocate editor since 2006, is a member of the Minnesota Newspaper Guild/CWA Local 37002.

ILCA’s annual labor media contest attracts thousands of entries.

The awards are open to all ILCA member organizations and are given in two different classes: national/international unions, federations, councils, and allied organizations; and local/regional/state federations, central/area labor councils, and allied organizations.

ILCA award categories are in general excellence, visual communications, best multimedia campaign, writing, electronic media, best use of earned media, political action, and organizing.

The Labor Review and Union Advocate competed in a group with local unions as well as regional labor federations and state labor federations.

Click here for more information about the ILCA labor media contest.

For the full list of ILCA awards and winners, click here.

For more information about the International Labor Communications Association and its work to support labor communications, visit laborcommunicators.org.

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