Friday, May 8, 2009

EPpy Awarded to San Jose Mercury News Video

Congrats to the San Jose Mercury News for winning Editor & Publisher's prestigious EPpy award for "Best Use of Video in a Media-Affiliated Website." Last year the paper won an Emmy for its online video.

Mercury News videos included in the award are "Left Behind" by Dai Sugano and "The Chance to Break Free," by Sugano and John Boudreau, both based on reporting out of India; video profiles of 20 local Olympians who participated in the 2008 Games in Beijing, by Jim Gensheimer and LiPo Ching; and "Housing Crisis," a look at three families and a subdivision beset by subprime mortgages and the housing bubble gone bust, by photojournalist David Barreda and writer Julia Prodis Sulek.

The winning Mercury News videos can be seen here.

"Left Behind" is featured on the San Jose Mercury News channel on .

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