Halloween Every Night won 13 awards at the OC Press Club Awards on June 30, 2022. Awards came in writing, photo, video, illustration and social media, with sweeps in Best Video and Best Illustration (including the image pictured above) categories. / Illustration by Alison Jimenez
Horror, entertainment and pop culture news site HalloweenEveryNight.com won 13 awards — sweeping the illustration category for the third year, as well as the video and multimedia categories — in the 2022 Orange County Press Club Awards, an event recognizing excellence in local journalism.
The award ceremony was held in person for the first time since 2019 and honored work from publications and websites like The Los Angeles Times, Voice of OC, and The Orange County Register in various categories from news to features, video, photo, social media and podcasts. The event concluded with a memoriam of journalists who died in the past year.
Halloween Every Night won awards across multiple divisions, including Best Video, Best Use of Multimedia (which includes story, video and photo), Best Use of Social Media, Best Photo Essay Best Graphic, Best Illustration, and Best Music/Entertainment Review.
Here are the winners:
First place: Matthew Cranmer and Shawn Price, “King Kong at the Maverick Theater”
Second place: Emma Longfellow and Shawn Price, “Santa Claus Conquers the Martians 2021”