Voice Writer Wins 2017 NY Press Club Award


For his work in peeling back the seedy layers of machine politics and critiquing the fulcrums of power in state and city government, the New York Press Club has awarded Voice columnist Ross Barkan the prize for newspaper commentary.

Barkan is one of 90 winners across 38 different categories, chosen from 460 entries, according to a release from the NYPC. This year’s grand prize — called the Gold Keyboard — went to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists for their work on the Panama Papers.

All of this year’s winners will be honored tonight at Manhattan’s Water Club.

You can read a handful of Ross’s winning columns below. The Voice is honored (and tickled) to have published them.

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