Eagle editor Matrazzo honored at National Press Club
Wednesday, 26 June 2013 11:41

Dundalk Eagle editor Steve Matrazzo received his Sigma Delta Chi award for general column writing on Friday during a banquet at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. Competing against larger newspapers from across the country, Matrazzo was honored for his “Talk of the Town” columns in The Eagle.

( from top right:) Matrazzo is presented with his award, a bronze medallion set into a wood-framed plaque; Matrazzo with New York Times columnist Jim Dwyer, winner of the award for column writing in the category for the largest daily newspapers; Matrazzo with producers Amber Payne, left, and Laura Allenbaugh, center, of NBC Nightly News, who were honored for their network’s coverage of Hurricane Sandy and shared a table at the banquet with the party from The Eagle; Matrazzo attended the banquet with his parents, former Dundalk residents Daniel and Judith Matrazzo, as well as Eagle publisher Deborah Cornely and Eagle proofreader Barbara Oelke.photos by Norma Jean Shaw