Hertzberg wins Golden Gavel award

 The Racine Journal Times is reporting that Mark Hertzberg, Journal Times director of photography,  received a 2008 Golden Gavel Award.

The awards are given out by the State Bar of Wisconsin to recognize contributions made by news organizations to the public’s understanding of the justice system.

Hertzberg will be recognized for a March 8, 2008 photograph entitled “Husband’s killer convicted by jury,” which shows the emotional reaction of a woman following the conviction of her husband’s killer.

Seven other awards will be given out, and two winners will receive certificates of commendation. Links to the winning entries are available at http://www.wisbar.org/gavel.

Award recipients will be recognized at meetings of the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association on Jan. 28 in Madison and Wisconsin Newspaper Association on Jan. 30 in Green Bay.

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