Following its May announcement of awards to musicians, the Jazz Journalists Association this week disclosed the winners of its journalism awards for 2013. Congratulations to Willard Jenkins, winner of the award for Lifetime Achievement in Jazz Journalism, to Patrick Jarenwattananon of National Public Radio Music, winner of the Blog of the Year Award for his A Blog Supreme, and to all of the other winners listed below.
Print Periodical of the Year: JazzTimes
Website of the Year: AllAboutJazz.com
Best Book of the Year: Shall We Play That One Together? The Life and Art of Jazz Piano Legend Marian McPartland (St. Martin’s Press), by Paul de Barros
The Helen Dance-Robert Palmer Award for Writing in the Year 2012: Nate Chinen
The Willis Conover-Marian McPartland Award for Broadcasting in the Year 2012: Jim Wilke (Jazz After Hours)
Photo of the Year: Lionel Charles Ferbos, by Skip Bolen
Short Form Jazz Video of the Year: Tarbaby–Fanon by Jason Fifield, Slife Productions
For a Rifftides report on the JJA music winners announced last month, go here.