Texas Monthly took home five prizes at the annual City and Regional Magazine Awards last night in New Orleans. Denver’s 5280 magazine was the only other publication to win as many awards. Contributor Ryan Goldberg’s August 2017 story “The Drug Runners” won the Reporting category. Goldberg spent months learning the stories of the Tarahumara, an indigenous Mexican group whose members have been drawn into the drug economy due to their skill at long-distance running. The magazine also won the Excellence in Writing category for its August issue, which, in addition to Goldberg’s piece, contained executive editor Skip Hollandsworth’s heartbreaking account of a fire in the Texas Panhandle, “The Day the Fire Came.” The October 2017 issue, which featured an oral history of Hurricane Harvey that was reported…View Original Post
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