Press Club Awards Announced

Renaissance Publishing wins seven first place awards

Renaissance Publishing had a big night at the Press Club of New Orleans Awards Saturday night, winning a total of seven first place awards and seven runner-up awards. Congratulations to the Renaissance family!

First Place winners are:
Melissa Bienvenu—Column—Louisiana Life
Tiffani Reding—Layout/Design—New Orleans Homes and Lifestyles
Kathy Finn—Business Reporting—New Orleans Magazine
Joseph Daniel Fielder—Editorial Illustration—New Orleans Magazine
Theresa Cassagne—Feature Photo—St. Charles Avenue
Therese Cassagne—Feature Photo—St. Charles Avenue
Leigh Stewart—Headlines—New Orleans Magazine

Second Place winners are:
Tiffani Reding—Layout/Design—New Orleans Homes and Lifestyles
The Staff of New Orleans Magazine—Headlines—New Orleans Magazine

Third Place Winners are:
Eric Gernhauser—Layout/Design—New Orleans Magazine
Eve Crawford—Column—New Orleans Homes and Lifestyles
Leigh Ann Stuart—Headlines—New Orleans Magazine
Nicole Wroten and Sarah Ravits—’s Monday Newsletter

Honorable Mention:
Greg Miles—Print and Internet Photography—New Orleans Magazine

We are thrilled to have swept the Layout/Design category, taking first, second and third places.

We are also thrilled to have swept the Headlines category, also taking all three.

We would like to thank our entire staff because though an individual’s name may be on an award, no one person wins alone. Behind everything we do there are editors and art directors who make decisions that greatly effect the outcomes as well as who does what. These are staff wins.

Renaissance Publishing LLC was formed in 2006 by publishing executives Todd Matherne, Errol Laborde, Kelley Faucheux, and Alan Campell. Renaissance Publishing currently publishes New Orleans Magazine, New Orleans Homes and Lifestyles, St. Charles Avenue, Louisiana Life, New Orleans Bride, OnStage, and Gulf Coast Wine + Dine, which all can be found at New Orleans’ lifestyle Web site, In addition to these titles, Renaissance Publishing’s custom publishing division produces many directories, programs and magazines for outside organizations. To reach Renaissance Publishing, contact Todd Matherne at

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